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RATINGS: 913   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
J_man (890) - Tustin, California, USA - AUG 24, 2011
Strong juicy piney, grassy hop aroma rising off a light golden/tan body with a medium white head. I would expect a huge hop flavor from the aroma, but it’s not as strong as it smells. Still plenty of dry, piney hops with a little skunkiness (in the good way) that are really well balanced by the lightly sweet, bready/grainy malt flavor. A light initial creaminess is flattened and dried out by a nice bitter finish. Very enjoyable and drinkable pale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilgrimoutlaw (884) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2013
On tap at brewery. Copper two finger head. Root cellar on the nose. Citrus pine. Moderately bitter. Light sweetness. Medium crisp body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hivemind (882) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 5, 2012
12oz bottle in Delaware by myself. Pours dark golden with a great big white head and plenty of bubbles. Almost the color of dehydrated piss. Aroma is fresh, woody hops and a touch of citrus. Palate is filled with pine hop and there is a touch of apricot. Almost perfect bitterness. Really fresh. Delicious pale ale.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DroolYeast (869) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoR (869) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear orange colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is toasted malt, orange, caramel. Taste is sweet. Pretty good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bp (868) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 6, 2011
Draft at the brewpub: golden amber, nice floral hoppy aroma, mild hoppy flavor. Solid.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
N3lson1 (867) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Drank from a twelvee ounce bottle, acquired through the unknown. Has a decent well balanced aroma. Tastes sweet, with not much hop finish, a decent pale ale!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sfontain (851) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2014
12 oz bottles (several). Lovely reddish orange-golden-amber pour, super huge frothy head dissipates slowly into a thin covering, leaving strong lacing and is easily livened up by swirling. Aroma is so open and pleasant; fruity, floral, caramel, slight yeast and biscuit. Flavor malt-forward, bread, grapefruit; rather long, medium bitter finish. Mouthfeel is full, frothy, slick and oily. Man, what a great APA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rcasta (846) - EL SALVADOR - NOV 2, 2012
hemos estado en rockefeller pub en patines, en el american museum of natty light, en el empire stout bldg y en fao schlitz

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (845) - 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...


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