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RATINGS: 912   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.


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4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
b000111 (10) - - JAN 22, 2013
Aroma: A huge amount of cirtus hop aroma with lots of complex fruitiness. Orange, grapefruit, lemon. The malt comes though just a little bit in the aroma. Appearance. Beautiful golden orange color, thick rocky head which lingers nicely. Flavor: Some caramel, but really this beer is about the hops. A very much easy drinking heavy hopped pale ale. The hop flavor in this beer is out of this world, they probably throw a huge amount in late in the process to get such a wonderful flavor out of it. Palate: Medium body, no off flavors, perfect amount of carbonation. Lower bitterness. Overall: If you love hops, but don’t love IPAs and the bitterness, this beer is worth a try. The late hopping they do gives it a huge hop flavor with less bitterness and allows you to get a lot of the malt out of it. Overall I think this the perfect american pale ale session beer if you are a hop head.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ARH (1100) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Nose: Grapefruit, lemon, orange, and caramel as it warms Appearance: brilliant amber with a soapy and sudsy head that lingers Taste: mostly a mellow sweet, with buttery caramel malts bubblegum and bittersweet citrus that’s clean with a touch of a caramel and bread crust finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenkiGonzo (959) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle from Bradleys. Clear gold with no head. Citrus hops with some sweet malts. Surprisingly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2446) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark orange colour with a fluffy white head, aroma is all fruit, taste is light bitterness with some sweetness with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1778) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2016
Can 33cl. Poured into a shaker. Clear medium to deep amber, small foamy off-white head, mostly diminishing, patchy lacing; aroma pale malts, lemon, grapefruit, some pine; taste medium sweet and bitter, citrusy, bit piney, grassy hops; lingering bittersweet aftertaste, light spicy note; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; pleasant and solid example of a mild apa.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TedE (811) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2016
355 ml bottle into shaker. Slightly hazy bronze beer with thin white sudsy head. A few tiny bubbles ascend. A slight zinginess, lingering finish. A bit fruity, a touch of malt, some subtle hop touchs. This is a beer that develops with every swallow. As it warms more flavours appear. But it’s so easy drinking I’ve finished it! Should’ve bought two........

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrGGen (329) - ITALY - MAY 14, 2016
Versa di colore dorato scuro con schiuma lieve e bianca non molto durevole. Aroma floreale o erbaceo molto "primaverile" se vogliamo. In bocca è altrettanto floreale ben bilanciata con l’amaro del luppolo.Secca e liscia il giusto. Gradevole e soddisfacente.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1732) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2016
Hop herbal spice aroma. Clear Amber colour fair head and lacing. Malt soapy hop herbal flavour. Smooth lingering palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vanvenlo (1652) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2016 Bottle(1-May-16)Grapefruit herb aroma.Amber,low head&suds lace.Grapefruit malt flavour.Grape herbal soap finish&sweet malt aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2791) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2016
Bottle from the Hop Hideout in Sheffield. pours clear golden with an off white head. Mild citrus hop aroma. The taste is light grapefruit and citrus. Some pine too. A little thin bodied. Nice, but I was hoping for a little more.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Andrus86 (308) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2016
CAN. (BB29OCT16) Clear light golden pour with small bubbly white head.. Sweet malty nose, lively tangerine fruitiness.. Fresh mix of sweet caramel malt and fruity hops start to finish, but disappears quickly.. Sourced Cellarbrations @ Capel


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