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RATINGS: 771   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2014 Bottle at james... Golden amber... Thin white lacing... Soft dry zezty fruit nose... Soft toffee malts... Dry fruit... Light passion fruit 3.4

Keg at fyne fest ... golden amber ... thin white lacing .. sot fruits ... ligth apricot nose ... soft fruits ... dry fruits ... light caramel... soft caramel apricot 3.3

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 30, 2014
Nice and quite smooth. Easy to drink and very golden in features. NICe and enjoyable it is.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ironicmedic (66) - New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2014
Drank from bottle , fruity smell, hoppy taste for a pale ale, seems closer to ipa. Really tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1357) - Herning, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014
35 cl bottle @ home. Pours clear golden with a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are flowers, caramel, grains, and citrus - with a slightly bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (1405) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Pours a thin head on a hazy medium straw colored body. The aroma is mild fruit: apricot and some grapefruit. The taste has a solid moderate bitterness throughout with some balancing malt in the middle to end. It finishes with a little sweet note. The texture is crisp with a good fizz. It’s enjoyable and on the more bitter side.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (6311) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2011
(12oz bottle, BB Jul 8 2011, courtesy of Dixonian) Pours clear golden body with a medium odd-white head. Aroma of nuts, grass, light pine, florals, and weed. Flavor of dank, grass, grain, restrained citrus, florals, and earthiness with a dry, bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4175) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 3, 2011
12oz bottle in a shaker. Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma of floral hops and light malts. Flavor about the same. Pretty hoppy for a pale ale. Average texture. A nice brew, but nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 13, 2011
Bottle from Sam’s. Pours clear amber with minimal head. Nose of bitter hops and a solid malt profile showing some biscuit. A bit more bitter than expected on the taste, and not in a way that I really dig. Not very impressed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arayaga2 (1813) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 19, 2011
Clear gold with a bit of white head. Aroma is sweet, citrusy and a bit spicy with a hit of grass. Taste is the same, and pretty clean with a peak of hop bitterness halfway in that fades into breadiness in the finish. $2/12oz


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