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RATINGS: 687   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.


3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdjuice (308) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - OCT 6, 2013
A happy order mixup scored me a bottle of this. All hops on the nose, really smooth and refreshing mouthfeel, if not a bit one note. Pretty light behind the hops, easy to drink, but not too complex.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chipper (302) - Red Lion, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Deep amber pour with a moderate white head. Citrusy aroma with some hops. Flavor is exceptionally smooth, but a bit thin for my taste. A fine beer for having a few.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radioseer (298) - Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2012
(12 ounce bottle - tumbler glass) Appearance has a translucent copper color. Fantastic spruce citrus hoppy aroma. Taste is similar. Awsome pale ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjt512 (292) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 29, 2011
I poured a 12 oz bottle into my DFH snifter. This sat reddish-orange and gave off a soft aroma of simcoe hops. The flavor nicely balanced hops and sweetness, but was much subtler than advertised. That’s not all bad, though. Combine restrained but tasty flavors with typical Victory drinkability, and you get an ideal lawnmower or session ale. Yet another nice offering from the folks in PA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eelbasher (285) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2013
12oz from the bottle. Aromas of light citrus rind, light pine, and a touch of toasted grain. The flavor follows the aroma, but is super refreshing! Damn drinkable and right in par. Bring this brew on

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jabswitch (278) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 3, 2011
Very attractive deep golden color. Perfectly clear. Aroma of hay/grass - which I don’t find appealing. Taste is quite bitter without much of an accompanying malt or citrus flavor for balance. An OK drink but I’ve had much better offerings from Victory.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WeissGary (276) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 14, 2013
Lovely little beer. Light and grainy, leads onto a slight wet hop finish with a dash of vanilla on the tongue. Intetesting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
iugrad93 (266) - Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Great session ale. Aromas of citrus, pine, and grass. Taste is hoppy, bitter. Easy drinking, smooth, with huge white head on top of an orangish pour.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sarahmarie (265) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2011
Copper orange, great clarity, small white head. Aroma is decent, sweet malts mingle with a grassy hop floralness. Flavor presents an adequate hoppy bitterness for a pale ale. Not overly bitter which makes for a great session beer. Malt base is sweet with a touch of caramel but overall makes for a great balance. Body is medium light, appropriate carbonation. Victory does no wrong.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
bconch (263) - - APR 26, 2012
Nose is bright citrus. Really nice smell here. Taste is nicely muted hops with some carbonation. Finish is clean. Very good pale ale.


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