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This is base camp, where any craft brew exploration begins. A distinct hop nose and hop-forward flavor make Mirror Pond the quintessential Pale Ale. It is aromatically complex, multi-layered, and unmistakably “right.”

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rybowen (105) - Los Angeles 90039, California, USA - AUG 5, 2006
On tap, good American pale ale with that distinctive aroma and flavor of citrus and mint. Slightly hoppier than most but a good combination of malt and hop flavors. Nice golden hazy color. I could drink several of these.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tobizag (34) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - AUG 3, 2006
i am not a fan of the pale ales, however, this is a great beer. definitely citrus aroma, with hops and citrus in the taste. a bit of aftertaste that is almost sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - AUG 1, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2007 12 OZ BOTTLE FROM local grocer. Very fresh citus aroma. Hazy deep copper color. Very large head. Lots of lace. Very nice fruity hoppy taste. Very smooth. Full bodied yet I feel i could drink several of these. Citrusy aftertaste that lingers just the right amount of time. This is a very well hopped and balanced pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chadje (180) - California, USA - JUL 27, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2009 Had it on tap while visiting family in Oregon and was sold on the spot. Tastes pretty good in bottle as well. Nice fruity aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
realale420 (399) - west covina, California, USA - JUL 23, 2006
On tap pours hazy golden with a nice white head. Aromas of carmel and floral hop. Taste of mostly carmel malts and a nice hop finish. A nice easy drinking pale ale to get started with.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blackmurder (226) - sadf, Hawaii, USA - JUL 20, 2006
A decent pale ale. Not too sweet and floral and slightly bitter. Long lasting hop taste with alot of malty notes. Aroma is fruity, malty, and slightly astringent. The taste is of sweet corn, berries, and malts. Well done, but a little bit on the bitter side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10841) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2006
Draft in Billings, MT. Hazy copper color with an average fizzy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate sour citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body. Medium smooth bitter flavor with a medium bitter finish of moderate duration. I would recommend this to a freind.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drazil91 (41) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2006
caramel, floral, golden, clear, rocky head, frothy, white foam, light body, thinner feel, lighter beer than I am used to, but very good and very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cable (286) - SE, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 10, 2006
Sampled from bottle. Pours cloudy orange-amber with a thick off-white head. Aroma is mild with floral notes. Bready malts and spicy/piney hops make up the flavor. Some citrus fruit present. Quite balanced. A bit thin bodied for what I was expecting (medium-light). Completely average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SDalkoholic (2156) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 7, 2006
Bottle: best by 04/26/2006. That and the small development of sediment floating about isn’t good signs that this beer will be good. Aroma is hoppy and has light trace of citric juice. Flavor is hoppy with a dirty mouthfeel of organic ingredients such as dirt and flour with a metallic aftertaste.

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