Mirror Pond Pale Ale | Deschutes Brewery

BA SCORE
88
very good
3,745 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
Ratings:
3,745
Reviews:
1,003
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
Wants:
187
Gots:
812
For Trade:
3
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

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3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by 12/12/12. Whoa.

A: Pours a clear, light copper with a little bit of foamy head.

S: A pretty nice balance of bready malt and hops.

T: Same as nose. Very balanced. You get a little hop bite at first, then there's this malt backbone that lingers. Well done.

M: Really good levels of carbonation. Light-medium bodied. This makes for a great session pale ale.

O: Just an excellent pale ale. I could, and sometimes do, drink this all night.

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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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4.41/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best by 9/18/12...nice. Purchased 9/29/2012. Oh well, I'm sure it's fine. Just happy to get some!
Tall, rocky ivory head tops an amber colored ale. Great retention and just stellar lacing all.the.way.down.the.glass! Aromas and tastes are very similar with notes of bready malt, caramel, toffee, earthy citrus tones, somewhat fruity. Mouth-feel is creamy, smooth, medium, excellently balanced. Overall, one of the best APA's I've ever had, regardless of the best by date....it was fine.

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

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Mirror Pond Pale Ale from Deschutes Brewery
3.92 out of 5 based on 3,745 ratings.
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