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Scoresheets for Deschutes Mirror Pond

10A American Pale Ale

Average Score 38.5 / 50
Scored by 2 People


Score Sheet #1 - Judged by a National judge and scored 35

Judge: Andy Weigel (andyweigel@gmail.com)
Judge Qualification: Provisional Judge
Entry ID: 35969979
Style: 10A American Pale Ale
Beer Info:
Descriptors:
Bottle Inspection: All Good
Bottle Comments:

Aroma:
Fruity aroma that are reminiscent of melon, with some very light citrus notes. Light notes of lightly toasted malt with caramel sweetness.
8 / 12

Appearance:
Light amber or deep gold. Crystal clear with dense, rocky, off-white head that persists. Color is slightly too dark for the style.
2 / 3

Flavor:
Toasty bread crust with light caramel sweetness. Hop bitterness brings up the rear with a light citrus, fruity, hop flavor. Balance is slightly more toward the malty side. Hop flavor and aroma are slightly lacking for the style.
14 / 20

Mouthfeel:
Medium body with medium low carbonation. Creamy and smooth with no alcohol warmth.
4 / 5

Overall:
A decent example of the style but seems to slightly miss the mark with the hop flavor and aroma. Malty/caramel toasty flavors and aroma slightly prevail. Hop flavor has possibly dropped out over time?
7 / 10

Total Score: 35 / 50

Style Accuracy: 4 / 5
Technical Merit: 4 / 5
Intangibles: 4 / 5

Score Sheet #2 - Judged by a Grand Master judge and scored 42

Judge email: scores@onlinebeerscores.com
Judge rank: Grand Master

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