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RATINGS: 728   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mattern33 (99) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2013
GREAT hoppy aroma, light/medium color. Great taste and easy on palate. Overall a well balanced ale. Recommended


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (795) - 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 (53) - 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 (699) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (513) - - JUL 20, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 7-12-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – Pours a nice copper color with a big billowy white head. The head fades slowly giving a good amount of lacing. Smell – The aroma is lighter overall, but has a nice blend of aromas. There are hints of caramel, biscuit, grapefruit citrus hop and some pine. Taste – The taste begins biscuity and smooth. There is an ever so light sweetness, but it is very light and towards the middle it is almost completely gone. With the loss of the sweetness comes good hints of hop flavors. These are a mix of pine, citrus as well as a lighter earthy hop flavor. These flavors take the taste to the end where a bitter and lightly roasted flavor are left on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is a bit above average in smoothness and thickness with a carbonation level very average. Both are fitting, but are nothing really to exceptional for the style. Overall – It has a nice more bittering flavor and is quite easy to drink. Not bad, but not the best either.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11129) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Tap @Taphouse, Cph. Pours clear golden with a small, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has apricot, grapefruit, peach. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has fine malts, good bitterness, grass, grapefruit, oranges, bergamot. Long, lingering bitterness. Very lovely.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (2584) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle,, Pours golden with a nice off-white head. Aroma of citrus, grains and grapefruit. Flavor of toasted malts, citrus, grass, light caramel, soft grapefruit and had a long bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1331) - Florida, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Crisp clean American pale ale, a little bit of doughy yeast character, restrained grassy/piney hoppiness. Tasty beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ametras (336) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
12oz bottle. Hazy dark golden with a thin foamy white head. Flavors are bread, biscuit, caramel, lemon and grapefruit with spicy notes. Significant bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation, oily and chalky texture.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvanFriend (302) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2014
A very crisp, refreshing beer. Aroma and flavor are both dominated by grassy hops, with a subtle hay, almost Pilsner flavor behind the main grassy taste. Some mild hop bitterness as well. Basically, it tastes the way a freshly mowed lawn smells. I’m a fan.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
schlitzfaced (52) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Poured from bottle into glass. Pours a copper color with a nice head. aroma is malty. Taste is slightly sweet. Malty finish I like this one.


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