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RATINGS: 924   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (10099) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2012
Bottle @ Timbers, Denver. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grassy, citrus. Taste is malt, grassy, grapefruit. Medium body, soft carbonation, lasting bitter finish. 120312

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (10088) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle:Deep golden, almost clear, small but stable lacy White head; moderate caramelly-malty and bitter-grapefruity nose; moderate to solid bitter-sweet flavour, light to medium bodied; Long hoppy and malty finish, bitter grapefruity hops stick to the palate. solid and pleasant Quality...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 5, 2011
355mL thanks to tastybeer. Please upload photos of actual bottles and not label artwork. The pour is a clear light amber with a rocky, off-white, fluffy head with pretty good retention and baby lace. Aroma is quickly fresh hoppy, grassy, thick malty, honey, florals. Overall very muted. Taste up front is nicely malt, doughy, rich, with honey and sweet rolls and then ends heavy on grassy hops and dry bitterness. Very simple, easy to enjoy, and relatively malt-forward.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (9924) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 29, 2014
"is this a new beer? i don’t remember ever seeing it/hearing about it before May or June. anyway...it’s a pretty nice pale ale. a little tropical fruit and bitterness well balanced with a malty backbone. flavorful, but light and refreshing."

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9857) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2011
12 oz. bottle from Capone’s. Pours dark straw with 3-finger white head. Nose is pale malt, spicy yeasty notes, and funky resiny hops. Tastes hoppy, resiny, with an overabundance of IBUs relative to the malt. Like a souped up Hop Devil with less malt and more hops. Stays resiny throughout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (9722) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2011
2011-04-17. Crisp orange body, modest white head. 3+ Modest hoppy aroma highlighted by mild but pleasant citrus character. Flavour is similar, with pleasant citrusy hops, very light resin character and modest bitterness throughout. Average palate. Not as assertive as my preference but this is quite pleasant and eminently drinkable. Bottle shared by Radek

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (9712) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2011
On tap at the Petrol Station. Pours a orange color with a small white head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is a floral hops and weed. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet hop and citrus with a nice resin finish. Easy to drink, really enjoyed this American pale ale from Victory.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 24, 2011
12oz bottle, shared with my cousin. Clear orange color, thin off-white head, fading to minimal. Spotty lacing. Very good hop taste, but not overwhelming or bitter. The water does seem to make a difference, has that good-water feel. E: "Mint."

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9549) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2011
On tap at Holy Smoke. Pours an orange amber with a medium sized white head. Pine and citrus, clean caramel. Crisp and hoppy, nice earth notes, caramel and malt. Crisp earthy bitterness. Long lingering grapefruit on the finish. Great stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (9482) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 5, 2011
Tap. Clear golden pour. Thin white head. Grassy aroma. Taste is grassy earthy hop. Very nice pale ale.


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