Fresh Hop Mirror Pond | Deschutes Brewery

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311 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: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ccrida on 10-24-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
311
Reviews:
141
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
12.47%
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
21
For Trade:
0
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look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Well it's orange-tan, pretty cloudy, with a so-so head and lace. Looks aren't this one's strong point, but it does get better.

Aroma and taste were quite nice. A bit on the pungent side, fruity and a little piney, with a solid maltiness and a tinge of floral and fruity notes.

Tastes like a bigger beer than it is, almost like one of those kinda malt-bomb IPAs, but still drinking like a pale ale, and not heavy on the alcohol as far as how you feel after drinking it. This one is a bit strange in that it actually seems like it has more alcohol than it does. Not a detractor, just interesting.

Overall it's a tasty one. I expect nothing less from Deschutes.

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Fresh Hop Mirror Pond from Deschutes Brewery
3.85 out of 5 based on 311 ratings.
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