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RATINGS: 688   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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The pure water we receive from the East Branch of the Brandywine Creek that begins its journey to us just under 14 miles from where we brew with it. We’ll be celebrating this water (insert your lite beer joke here) with our anniversary beer, Headwaters Pale Ale, due to be released February 15, 2011. Now, considering that beer is the product of four simple ingredients and the three other than water rely on water for their existence, we’ve had a fair amount of latitude in paying homage to water in our beer. So, we’ve played all of our cards deftly, bringing the hops, malt and yeast in harmony, with our great local water as the conductor in Headwaters Pale Ale.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (1544) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 16, 2013
@Weiland’s Market, Columbus. Hazy medium orange-amber, cirrus cloud head cover, fine streaks of lace. Nice looking. Rather strong for an American Pale Ale, starts with malt, but it soon succumbs to grapefruit hops that never let go. A little malt is there near the finish, but never is able to assert. For hop lovers, this is probably a good "go-to," for the rest of us, not enough to go with the hops.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichardW (1371) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle beers of europe. Slightly earthy, with a peach & melon aroma and taste. The finish has a nice sharp orangey bite but softens at the last minute.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (3765) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2013
Draught at Rover cons 2013-12-12 Göteborg Courtsey of packaging Peter AP: dark reddish body, frothy white head AR: peppery, pine, grape fruit F: bitter grape, soap, pine, pineapple

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClassyBeagle (319) - USA - NOV 24, 2013
FROM NOTES: August 23, ’12. Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a tulip. A: Overpowering grapefruit scented hops. A: Pours a bright copper color with a one finger off white head. Decent retention and some nice lacing throughout. T: Bready caramel malts with a substantial grapefruit bitterness. Again, some resin, but this really seemed to aim for the grapefruit aspect of Citra hops. P: Light to medium bodied with lively carbonation. O: Above average pale ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (13360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2013
4th November 2013
Almost clear amber beer with a small pale cream coloured head. Palate is slightly dry with mild minerally carbonation. Dry malt with a touch of cream. Mellow hops. Mild orange peel. Finishes dry with moderate bitterness. Okay but I wonder if this is a little ’grey market’ aged tiredness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spacecube (653) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2013
On keg, golden brown with a white head, aroma is light caramel & biscuit malt, floral and mild citrus hops coming through, finish moderate bitter. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (2993) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2013
On tap @ Mudville 9. A crystal clear golden one with a good looking dense and kinda lasting white top. Smells softly malty, a little bit of sweetness here and only subtle traces of grassy hops. Somewhat mild on the nose you’d might say. Tastes nice. A little bit of candy sweetness here, green pine cones and a light soapy bitterness. Not bad at all. Soft oily on the mouthfeel and just about average on the carbonation. Easy to drink, some dryness and a swiff of minerals in the finish. 20.06.2013

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (5275) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 5, 2013
355 ml bottle. Enjoy by 03.12.2013.
Pours clear copper color with a large head. Aroma is very malty and nutty, some wet hay and faint hops with mild fruity notes. Flavor is also malty and nutty, resinous hops, caramel malts and grape fruits. Soft carbonation, bitter malty palate. A little past it’s prime it seems.
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ration (1900) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 3, 2013
031113. Bottle at home. Pours clear golden with a nice head. Aroma light hops, citrus. Slightly sweet light body. Not Bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (5341) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2013
330 ml bottle.
Pours a dark copper amber colour with a small head. Aroma of strong floral hops, citrus and pale malts. Flavour of strong floral hops, citrus, rather strong herbal notes, marmalade, biscuit, pine needles and white grapes. Medium bodied, smooth mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Finishes bitter, dry and citrusy. Good.


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