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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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
themightyjag (170) - - JUN 24, 2014
330ml bottle from Brewdog shop. Small bubbly white head, some lacing. Clear amber body. Not much on the nose, grass, a little citrus. Flavour is grass, caramel, a hint of berries. Bitter finish. Light carbonation, decent mouthfeel. Not blown away by this one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmarsh123 (163) - Indiana, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Pours a clear amber slightly orange tinged with a 2 finger off-white head. Smells of some bready malt, citrus, pine and some grass. Very malt forward at first, but rounds into a pine/grass hop flavor finishing a bit bitter and dry. More bitter than your average APA and a bit sweeter than I prefer. Mouthfeel and carbonation are both at good levels. Very easy sessionable brew. Not the best I’ve ever had, but in the mood for something a bit lighter with dinner it did the trick.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mat42m (160) - orlando, Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2012
very floral aroma. sort of herbal citrus up front. very hoot big body beret with strong lingering finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkitty (156) - Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Fruity hop aroma evident immediately from the newly opened bottle. Moderate head with lingering lacing. Crystal clear amber. Nice complex hop aroma from the glass with malty undertones. Body is good for a pale. Mouthful of fruity resinous hops with an adequately malty base. Finishes with a pleasant lingering bitterness. Nicely done.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HoppyAlesToYou (156) - Saint John, Indiana, USA - APR 19, 2011
Tangerine, dank stank, grapefruit, and slight mango aromas filled my nostrils. A soapy white head settled atop the orange gold ale. Sweetness followed by medium bitterness rolled across my tongue. Soft creaminess followed by a rather thin finish, this was pleasant but somewhere between Moon Man and Michelob Pale Ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brontebeach (153) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Reasonable pale ale but lacks a bit in the finesse stakes. Rather malty, quite carbonated lacks breath of palate but good bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shroud0fdoom (150) - Maryland, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Perfectly blended with citrus, resin, floral hops, firm classic Victory German malt bill. This is refreshing and drinks like a session IPA without the bitter bite. Recommended.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aarond (150) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours light amber with a thin white head. Good clarity. Aroma is citrus hops, caramel, toffee. Taste is nice and crisp with notes of citrus hops, lemon, pine, and biscuit. Clean finish. Medium light body. Medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tubbfan (147) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Pretty representative of its style. I like that the happiness isn’t too tongue splitting, like many American pales are. Nice floral aroma, piss color, thin head that is retained throughout, watery mouth feel (again, typical of its style). Not bad!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
geeklimit (145) - USA - JUN 24, 2012
Ports a dark translucent amber with a minimal foamy head. Strong floral hops aroma with a strong hops taste with bite. Sharp taste with a most clean, slightly sticky mouthfeel.


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