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Mirror Pond Pale Ale | Deschutes Brewery

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3.9/5
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3,819 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Alc. by Vol.: 5.0%
IBUs: 40

170 calories per 12 oz serving

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-04-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,921
Reviews:
1,019
Ratings:
3,819
pDev:
11.28%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
195
Gots:
847
Trade:
3
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Photo of MKrauss
4.24/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.64/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kingtusk
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jasoncpace
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pretendeer
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jwarsenal9
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of festizio
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shreead
3.69/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Curt3
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Pens1967
3.82/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mkrobinson
3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A good beer but too hoppy for me. A good summer ale

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Photo of beergoot
3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear orange body; thick, sculpted head. Light scents of light malt grains and subtle esters. The taste follows along with the aroma, a bit fruitier, plus some fine hop bitterness. Medium-heavy body; relatively slick on the tongue.

An old standby from Deschute's brewery. I haven't tried one in a long, long time, but this one is still a decent little brew. The hop presence isn't as intense as some other representations of this style, but the beer is well-balanced and quite drinkable.

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3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of teromous
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From the left side of the front label: "BEST BY: 12/27/17 1349 11"

Appearance: The beer has a golden brown body that is slightly hazy. It has a short off-white creamy textured head with moderate retention and lacing.

Aroma: There is a light herbal and flowery aroma.

Taste: There is a light touch of caramel flavor with a bread-like taste that follows. It has a light herbal hop flavor that has a bit of tea and mint character.

Mouthfeel: It is a very clean tasting beer that is refreshing. It has a medium-light body with a crisp wet finish touched by just a bit of hop bitterness.

Overall: It is a nice and enjoyable American Pale Ale that would fit in nicely at a cookout. I wish it were available in cans because it would be perfect for the beach or camping. I would drink it again and I would recommend grabbing a six-pack of it.

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Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Edjody
4.46/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Khaack
3.87/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThorSon
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had it in a pint glass at a restaurant belly up at the bar. Good overall beer, good with burgers and a bit different than the IPA stuff. Its a good pale ale with a 5.0 alcohol content so you can drink a couple. A good go-to beer at the restaurant, have had other Deschutes brews and this is less fruity and hoppy than some of the other IPA offerings. Nice gold tone and it must be the cascade hops that give it a distinct flavor.

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Photo of redbarnbikes
3.54/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DSelb
5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of NeilSilber1
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice amber golden color with soft fading head. Subtle pine hops with soft malty aftertaste. A good pale ale!

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Photo of evanschaaf
4.04/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hopdini
4.12/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Solid pale with just a bit of a hoppy bite. Deschutes is one of my favorite breweries.

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Photo of DrewSnyc667
4.29/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 3,819 ratings
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