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RATINGS: 1557   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.”

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3.6
StoutBeerReviews (132) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 13, 2016
smells floral and pine with mild notes of lemon citrus. nice lasting soapy head, deep dark orange color. light sweetness up front, that turns more sour on the finish. kinda tangy too. medium carbonation that prickles the tongue, overall light body. A mild APA that is worth giving a try, nice easy drinking and well balanced.

3.3
raymow (1602) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2016
bottled - good slightly sweet flavor. Nice color and slight hop aroma. Pretty good.

3.7
tightslice (1280) - Redwood City, California, USA - NOV 3, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is caramel, earthy wet fruits. Taste is fresh fruit and mild earthy malts. Somewhere between a pale ale and an amber. Very balanced and drinkable main-stay type craft beer...but arguably a bit boring.

3.8
pdxbeermeister (4) - Oregon, USA - NOV 1, 2016 does not count
Excellent flagship pale ale from one of Oregon’s best breweries. A tad bitter sometimes.

3.9
monty_pilsner (3) - - OCT 11, 2016 does not count
A classic craft beer. It is lightly hopped compared to many of the newer pales on the market, yet still flavorful. A great beer to bring to a BBQ.

3.6
chadski (135) - California, USA - SEP 30, 2016
Haven't had this for awhile and coming back to it has lost a bit of its luster. Still good but may suffer a bit from the hop dominated trend at the moment since it doesn't have a very evident bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
ozzy70 (1133) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 15, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Poured copper, quick dissipating off white head. Aroma was grassy, pine. Taste was bitterness, hoppy, pine, slight sweet.

3.4
brigg (672) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 10, 2016
(Bottle) Lightly hazy copper body with a medium beige-cream head. Aroma of pale malt, grain, hint of sweet citrus fruit. Very smooth mouthfeel, some soft carbonation. Mild hop bitterness, malty caramel flavor, dry but leaves a hint of a sweet aftertaste. Nothing stands out too much in the flavor but it’s smooth and drinkable.

4.1
PugUglyBrewer (617) - - AUG 22, 2016
A great beer for those that are allured by the hop side of the craft spectrum. THe aroma opens a boquet of slightly sweet and fresh floral dominance with a bit of an earthy tone. The color is a prestine reddish-orange. The mouthfeel is medium in body and exceptionally smooth. The floavor lends a clean malt bill that comes off only slightly sweet, moderately bready and finishes with a pleasantly smooth and hop bittering that does not impart too dryly on the palate.

3.5
Kosmokrator (849) - ITALY - AUG 21, 2016
Alla spina. Biondo chiaro con fragile schiuma bianca. Amarognola e dissetante, un pelo erbacea, corpo medio-lieve. Fresca e buona, ma mi ha deluso un po’.


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