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RATINGS: 759   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1834) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2014
On tap at Brewdog, Edinburgh. Pours amber with a slightly off white head. Aroma has light honey, light cats piss, toast. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Light honey, light caramel, grass, light lemon, grapefruit, light woody bitterness. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1354) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Aroma: hay, floral, resin and spruce - intense hopes. Appearance: dark gold, clear, medium white head. Taste: medium bitter. Palate: very bitter in the finish, strong hops, pine and spruce. Overall: Fantastic in aroma and palate. Bottle from BottleDog Kings Cross, Holborn.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13848) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle from BottleDog London and drunk at home. Clear amber lasting thin ivory coloured head. It’s a good looking beer. Some toffee some pepper on the aroma and some grapefruit. Fullish in mouth, caramel, tangerine and grapefruit on the finish. Bitterness is mostly peppery. It’s good. Easy drinking. Very lasting finish. Good APA. Very drinkable but with enough interest to make you think about it a bit more. Very peppery.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beese (1923) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle from BrewDog mail-order. Poured a clear, deep golden colour, with a thin white head. Citrus aroma, with some tropical fruits and grain. Initial flavours of grapefruit, toasted malt and juicy hop. Finish was bitter resin, balanced with chewy malt and citrus rind.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DroolYeast (246) - Aalborg, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle @ BrewDog Manchester. Aroma of basement, vegs, and some hops. Clear light brown with small head which quickly disappears into virtually none. Moderate dry bitterness. Some caramel sweetness. Finish is dry. Texture is watery. Carbonation is average.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrBlueSky93 (16) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2014
Review for thebeerguy. Expect early fruity flavours made of Strawberry, Raspberry, Lychee and summer fruits. This is then taken on by a biscuity caramel malt with touches of hay too. Then the hops fight back with their bitterness and bring back the fruit flavours from before. This mixes with the malty flavours and blasts around your mouth.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (3072) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 5, 2014
bottle at home from brewdog online
easy drinking, moderately carbonated hazy pale amber ale. grapefruit and tangerine notes, moderately pithy bitterness balanced by shortcake malt...this would work well as a cask beer i expect.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with 2 finger thick white/ivory head. Aroma: Lychee, mango, grapefruit, resinous, musky, peppery, bread/biscuit, chemical. Taste: Medium bitterness, low sweetness, low sourness, medium saltiness. Palate: Thick coarse texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, dry lingering bitter, peppery, salty, malty, slightly fruity finish. Comments: Tasty and glass lace. Rating is for bottled version 5.1% ABV.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ironicmedic (60) - New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2014
Drank from bottle , fruity smell, hoppy taste for a pale ale, seems closer to ipa. Really tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4587) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
12oz bottle from Wegman’s, Buffalo, NY. Amber with a billowing creamy head; some spice and resin to the aroma; soft grapefruit taste; and a satisfying dry bitterness to finish. A pleasantly drinkable APA.


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