Mirror Pond Pale Ale | Deschutes Brewery

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3.9/5
Very Good
3,826 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:
#7,173
Reviews:
1,021
Ratings:
3,826
pDev:
11.28%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
195
Gots:
850
Trade:
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into nonic.

A - Clear amber with a large creamy white head.

S - Sweet bready malt, light citrus, hint of floral grassy hops.

T - Toasted malt, orange zest, grapefruit, and caramel. Finishes with a hint of bitterness and a pleasant juicy citrus flavor. Earthy pine and grainy malts linger.

M - Smooth, crisp, medium bodied. High carbonation, somewhat dry finish.

O - A well balanced, but hoppy pale ale. This would make a great session beer in the spring or summer. Very flavorful.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great session beer. One of the finer Pale ales out there. I think it gets over looked because it is so easy to get, but with great tradition is great beer. I don't think they have to change a thing. Great citrus notes. Wonderful aroma. And you can actually have a couple of them without being completely loaded. That seems to be a problem with a lot of these beers these days. Nothing better on a sunny after noon

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(had this at the PDX airport at a pub whose name escapes me, but they had the most ridiculously large Bavarian pretzel I'd ever taken in)

Orange-amber in color, filtered clean and bright, with a wispy/feathery off-white head - nice, snotty lace sticking around.... Mostly a floral-soapy hop aroma, toasty pale malt just sneaking in underneath, to balance.... The floral-soapy thing certainly comes across in the taste, refreshing, matched against some pleasant lime/grapefruit hop flavors - supporting malts show a bit more here, but never really give the esters and hops much of a fuss - bright/lightly tart bitterness, bit of an English esb/pale flavor quality.... Smooth, quite clean light-medium body, maybe a little round-maltier than drier than desirable in the finish - but having a little fat is no crime... A really solid APA - the invigorating hop/ester combo is showcase here - definite warm-weather treat

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Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 3,826 ratings
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