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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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
BEARFN (4) - Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Little thin, good tasting, I would have it again. Fairly clear with a dry aftertaste. ---BEARFN


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (3549) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2014
Sample at Örebro Öl & Whisky 2014. Smell of cookies, citrus and hops. Similar hoppy smell with citrus and a maltbase that reminds me of cookies. Nice and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (3665) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle from Wine Emporium 051214. Sunset golden colour with a nice lace ring on the glass. Hoppy and citrus goodness in a glass.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8273) - Hasborn, GERMANY - DEC 2, 2014
Helles bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer weißer Schaumkrone. Geruch angenehm fruchtig hopfig, etwas tropische Früchte, Aprikosen. Geschmack bitter fruchtig gehopft, grasig, Citrusfrüchte, ok!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2283) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle from Sugaya. Caramel, malty nose, with citrus/pine blend, quite earthy. Deep orange/amber color. Fruity initial, moderately intense hopping, light fruit in finish. A bit dry, with small hop tracks. Medium body. Nice, well-hopped pale ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (586) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 17, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2014 An alluring aroma is backed up by the hop-forward full bodied flavour. An excellent beer that is closer to an IPA than a Pale Ale (to my taste at least).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
monkeychugg55 (907) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Clear copper body with a small white head. The aroma is mostly sweet, medium caramel malt, with some light bread notes and some floral and slightly citrusy hops. Pretty malty flavor with some more floral hops on the moderately bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
1guywith_aboat (252) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Pours pale amber. Aroma is bicuits and herbal/citrus. Very nice mouthfeel. Very drinkable

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jado (573) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - NOV 5, 2014
From 355 ml bottle. Pours a clear orange amber with a thin but lasting white head. Aromas of orange peel, cut grass, caramel and peaches. Taste is restrained sweet fruit at first before a firmer citrus zest and pine bitterness washes through. Quite a lingering finish with a bitter but fruity aftertaste. Nicely done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yonny (30) - - NOV 4, 2014
Draft pour. Moderately strong citrus first taste with hop aftertaste. Bitterness of the hops lasts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3792) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2014
Poured clear medium amber with a disappearing frothy off white head. Aroma of moderately sweet citrus and soft malt. Medium body, quite creamy, flavour of orange and pine, quite a bitter finish.


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