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Deschutes Mirror Mirror Barleywine

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RATINGS: 712   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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The Reserve Series romance all began with our first release of this limited-edition brew. Mirror Mirror, born of a double batch of Mirror Pond Pale Ale, is an inspired, barrel-aged barley wine layered with intriguing nuances. Explore this latest incarnation and enjoy its delicious complexity in every sip.


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (1433) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2016
2014 bottle. Wow, this is drinking great right now. Deep, creamy, very flavorful. Mellow as hell, I imagine this was a booze bomb awhile ago though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (2366) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2016
Sample @ Blåbær ’16, from bottle. Light hazy copper pour with a small off white head. Tons of sweet malts, caramel, vanilla, toffee, some light hops, quite bitter and some prunes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1742) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle thanks to Darrin. Pours hazy dark amber with a large offwhite head. Notes of hops, caramel, malt, toast, sweet oranges.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
broflex (15) - - AUG 6, 2016
Good barley wine with a chewy texture and a lot of sediment. Aged for over 2 years in the cabinet. Worth the wait.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (1644) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2016
Bottle in blåbær line 2016 thanks to Darrin. Pours a hazy, Dark orangy amber with a big, off White head. Aroma has caramel, toasted malts, hops, orange, syrup. Taste is sweet, malty, bitter, hoppy. High carb for The style, oily body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GlasgowTAD (1336) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle thanks to BobbyHeenan! Pours opaque burgundy-brown with a medium-large offwhite head which recedes to a foamy layer. Aroma is raisins, rum, red berries and oak. Taste is dried fruits, raisins, honey sweet and oak notes, though more dusty than vanilla. Full bodied with a sticky feel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arkurzynski (2215) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 19, 2016
2014 variety. Brown with amber tones. Lots of caramel, toffee, dark fruit, raisin, dark cherry and oak/alcohol. Flavor is sweet molasses, caramel, toffee, raisin, and oak. Smooth. Really good and glad I waited on this one.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrBeerFanatic (1005) - Friona, Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Dark amber with a thick laced sticky head. Big powerful aromas fig, cake, brown sugar, slight alcohol ( actually well hidden), maple. The alcohol comes through in the flavors. There’ s fruity fig, true toffee, maybe maple, outstanding oak. Medium to high sweetness, medium alcoholic stinging finish. Its a fully functionally finally flowing fabulous beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zgaier (1889) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Bomber. Pours golden with a white head and aroma of caramel and fruits. Taste is of malt, caramel, and dark fruits with some hops coming into the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1979) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2016
With Z, pours a mahogany brown color with a beige head . Nose is sweet caramel and toffee . Taste is very sweet with a very rich sugary caramel and toffee taste . Ends on the same sugary notes with a moderately long finish . quaff score 7 / 10


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