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RATINGS: 735   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2012
golden color, aroma of grass, pine, citrus fruits, taste of pine, citrus fruits, light malt, bread, nice amount of bitterness, slightly dry finish, very good APA


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (200) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Nice beer for the style....lots of malt....really enjoyed this one....low abv put perfect for my mood tonight...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewired1 (17) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Had this beer in a bottle from ABC in Orlando. Nice amber color with white creamy head. Citrus flavors ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1165) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Clear gold with a frothy, white head. The aroma is light with some citrus. It has a light, slightly oily texture with lively carbonation. The taste is mildly bitter with a quick finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enwiebe (119) - - AUG 13, 2014
8/13/14. Bottle. Pours a dark orange with a thin hard and minimal lacing. Nice floral nose reminiscent of a west coast IPA. Thick and round mouth with a strong hop presence. Wouldn't want to have more than one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Matt_Foran (23) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Nice golden amber color with a nice hoppy floral aroma. On the palate you pick up the hops even more, with a nice malt backbone. Lasts nicely on the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
steelhead3686 (238) - Athens, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Pours a dark brown/copper with a medium white head. Very fresh floral and citrus aroma with hints of leaves or something earthy. Light to medium bitter with a just a faint hint of sweetness. The body is light to medium with a slightly sticky texture and the finish is smooth with a tad bitter. This is a decent pale ale that doesn’t beat you over head with bitter and hops. I might just buy it at bar price, but 5.2% ABV is a bit lacking.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cakes (362) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Amber with a foamy cream head. A satisfying dry bitterness to finish. A pleasantly drinkable APA. Well done.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (847) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Orange with thin rimming offwhite head; aroma is hoppydecentmfloral/woody notes ; flava is hoppy spicy slightly roasty malty dry; feels medium with nice fizz; finishes dry hoppy

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MayumiH (77) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle at home from Clapton Craft. Good crisp summer beer. Easy-going and enjoyable. Fruity spicy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (751) - California, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Pours a crisp amber color with a white head. Hop, caramel, citrus, biscuit and malt aroma. Hop, citrus, pine, caramel, biscuit and malt flavors. Medium body and carbonation and decent bitterness. A clean caramel and hop finish.


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