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RATINGS: 719   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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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
roder60 (1282) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2012
A coworker brought a 6er of this to our recent beer club meeting. Poured a slightly hazy dark gold with foamy white head. Aroma is extremely floral and lemony. Flavor totally reflects aroma. To me it tasted like someone literally took rose petals and soaked them in a keg of a very light apa. Almost a soapy lavender flavor to it. Overall, not really my thing. Very different from your typical apa.


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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OleR (4755) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2014
Low blond top. Shimmering golden body. Peachy and light resinous hop aroma. Some sourish malt tones. Dry and slick on the palate. Bold bitterness, more resin than fruit. Semi-dry toasty malt flavor. Finishes on the fruity side with a lingering bitterness. [Draft at Taphouse, København]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (1611) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Tap@Taphouse, CPH - amber pour with white head. Fruity and malty aroma and taste, light citrus tropical notes, slight watery overall. Ok ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (5522) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Draught at Taphouse. Clear amber colour with a whiye head. Aroma and flavour of hops, citrus, grass and a nice bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Draft. An amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of citrus fruits, spicy hops, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of spicy hops, exotic fruits, and chewy malts, leading to a bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alliance100 (580) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Draft at HopCat GR - pours a transparent orange thin tan head . Faint pine and mild citrus aroma . Palettes light and easy drinking . Mild piney flavor , not bad . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drostj (103) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear copper with a thin filmy head that coats the glass. Rich aroma - earthy, cut grass, a little bit funky. Very full flavor in the mouth with a nice effervescence. Hoppy with a nice pronounced bitterness. Good aftertaste. Definitely not your average pale ale. Victory puts out consistently good beers.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19185) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2014
Keg at Taylors & Jones with The Twist, Stockholm. Clear amber, minimal head. Grapefruity hop aroma. Mid sweet with medium body and clean mouthfeel. Fruity with mid intensity grapefruit flavour. Resinous bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1214) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours a nice golden color with white head. Some Pine and citrus up front with a little malt on the back; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a nice amount of malt and hop combo.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (2313) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle, pours a sparkling clear deep orange golden with a very nice bright white dense head. Woody papery hop aroma, big fresh pithy and resinous flavors. Decent malt body for a pale, pretty big and bold all around for a pale. A bit papery and chalky at the end, but a nice big tasty pale. Glad Victory is showing up on shelves out here now.


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