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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.”


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2008
<b>Bottle 355ml.</b>
Unclear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, grapefruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (050808)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
From tap at Break Water Brewing company. Pours clear and golden orange with a creamy and slight off-white head. Dense malty and hoppy aroma. Mild butterish and fruity flavour. Caramel malt base flavour. Vague soapy hops finish. Dry and bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2005
A hazy orange beer with a huge orange head. The aroma is slightly dusty, hoppy combined with notes of caramel. The flavor is dominated by caramel, with very light notes of hops on a thin body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 3, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Pours a clear, amber golden with an off-white head leaving laces. Aroma of malt and a vaguely citric touch. Medium body with fairly sweet malt and a very subdued bitterness. Very smooth mouthfeel. An accessible APA with more focus on malt rather than hops. 230307

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2005
Bottled. Hazy orange colour, mediumsized white creamy head. Fruitish hoppy aroma. Fruitish hoppy flavour with some spicy hints. Bitterish aftertaste along with hints of caramel. Dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (19647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2006
Bottle at Stockholm Beerfestival. Clear golden coloured with a white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, hops and pine needles. Flavour of malts, caramel, hops and pine needles.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (18954) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2004
Bottled. Pale orange, hazy. Grapefruity and orangey. Light bodied, crisp and fairly dry. Clean and straightforwarrd with some crispy rye bread character. Pleasant finish with balanced bitterness. An outstandingly well balanced APA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2008
Draught @ Horse Brass Pub, Portland. Pours a slightly hazy dark ambe color with a small off-white head. Has a malty hoppy citrus aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a sweetish malty hoppy bitter citrus finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2007
UPDATED: APR 10, 2011 2011-03-08, draught at Bier Craft, Vancouver, 7-4-7-4-14=36
Blond color. The aroma is a bit fruity and resiny. Dry but pleasant toffee and malt flavor; strong bitterness, with some good hop quality. Good.

2010-03-26, draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver, 7-4-7-4-15=37
Hazy amber color. Nice hop-fruity aroma, apricots. Reasonable toffee flavor, drier in the finish; good bitterness, quite aromatic, more fruity than resiny. Pleasant and well drinkable.

2007-09-22, bottle at Stockholm Beer Festival 2007, 7-3-7-3-14=34
Cloudy amber color. Nice sweet hoppy aroma, resiny and fruity. There is some sweet toffeish flavor, but a bit dry mouthfeel. At least there is a good hopping, strong and a bit resiny and fruity (apricots). Pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2012
Tap @ Malone’s, Vancouver. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich catamel, toffee, nuts, fruits and hops.


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