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RATINGS: 1532   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (857) - SINGAPORE - FEB 18, 2016
5%ABV. Pale Ale. Tapped out Amber. 12ºSRM. Nose is nutty and sweet. Like soy braised chestnuts or fresh roasted chestnuts. Mouthfeel is sudsy. There is are rich roasted malt flavors of toffee, caramel, burnt milk, graham crackers, and the spiced richness of pumpkin pie. Finish is brief with some spicy bitter freshness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - JAN 25, 2016
12/23/15. 12oz bottle from a mix pack from my parents. This is one of those beers I always thought I had already had... orange amber pour with a small khaki head. Light citrus, pine, biscuit, and mineral aroma. Light malty flavor, biscuit, a hint of caramel, a touch of citrus. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obxdude10 (2270) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2016
12 oz bottle from a variety pack. Copper pour with a substantial off white head. The nose was a bit on the faint side, featuring some spicy and dry hops. The flavors and body were smooth and drinkable, but I would have liked a bit more hops. The bready and toasted malt flavors were there, but I think there could have been more hops added to this brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bonnie628 (50) - Tustin, California, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Pretty much a near perfect pale ale. Lower abv to suck down all day. Crisp clean crystal clear nice hoppy aroma and great hoppy bitter taste and super clean finish. A definite go to! Solid and so consistent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
airrick2003 (865) - Louisiana, USA - DEC 15, 2015
Appearance: pours with a large light tan head, the beer is a slightly hazy average gold color, very nice head retention Aroma: grass, pine, biscuit Taste: citrus, flowers, very pale malt backbone, moderate bitterness on the finish Palate: soft carbonation, medium mouthfeel, bitter aftertaste Overall: this is a good beer, nice bitterness, alcohol nice hop flavors, easily drinkable, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrNosha (1678) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2015
12oz Flasche. Hellbraunes Bier mit schönem feinporigem Schaum. Es duftet nach Karamell und Hopfen mit frischer Citrus und Harznote. Geschmack frisch. Citrus und etwas Röstmalz.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OnTheTrail (353) - Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Pours light copper, pale. Nice head. Aroma is a balance of citrus and flowers, some malt. Taste has strong bready caramel balanced with citrusy hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wombat23 (692) - Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Shared 12 oz. bottle. Pale gold with off-white head. Aroma is citrus, malt, caramel and biscuit. Nice balance of sweetness and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
darbeer75 (519) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Aroma: faintly sweet and a little biscuity with some hops; Appearance: light amber with frothy head that mostly dissipates; Taste: complex and balanced; more bitterness than the Fresh Squeezed IPA but very pleasant; some grapefruit but not too much; Palate: medium body with lively carbonation; some lacing; long, bitter finish.slightly creamy; nice example of a pale ale; crisp and refreshing; still prefer the Fresh Squeezed but would buy again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (3996) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow on tap with fluffy white head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma and taste of mild pine hops with nice caramel and biscuit malt, great balance. A solid pale, nothing over the top, but one of the originals.

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