Mirror Pond Pale Ale | Deschutes Brewery

Mirror Pond Pale AleMirror Pond Pale Ale
BA SCORE
74.9%
Liked This Beer
3.9 w/ 3,792 ratings
Mirror Pond Pale AleMirror Pond Pale Ale
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:
#6,473
Reviews:
1,015
Ratings:
3,792
Liked:
2,839
Avg:
3.9/5
pDev:
11.28%
Alströms:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
194
Gots:
837
Trade:
3
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle dated best by 09/05/13

A: Pours a clear deep golden color with one finger of fizzy straw-colored head that dissipates to a spotty film with moderate lacing.

S: Sweet malt and earthy hops predominate. Moderately wheaty/oaty aroma, but overall a crisp and clean smell.

T: A little bite from the hops, but very little persisting bitterness. Lots of bready malt, almost tastes like oats/wheat. Tons of it. Some earthy hop character, but the primary flavor here is the malt. A very clean beer -- it's nothing that it doesn't advertise. A little bit of persisting flavor from the strong malt character.

M: Reasonable level of carbonation and a medium malt body gives this beer a lot of drinkability. Very little in this brew beyond the strong malt flavors (which aren't really my thing, but which are fine) to keep one from tearing right through these things.

O: A good pale ale. I feel like the bready malt is a little strong in flavor and impedes drinkability, but imparts flavor beyond the hops and slows the drinker down a bit.

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Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 74.9% out of 100 with 3,792 ratings
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