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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2013
From tap. Pours a amber/ orange color with a haze. Small head. Aroma was musty with a hint of spice and orange. Taste follows and is mild in the palate and finishes clean.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
K_Squared (25) - - JUL 22, 2013
Beautiful beer poured from a bottle. Nothing special in my view. In the review video (http://www.victorybeer.com/beers/headwaters/& the CEO of Victory notes the citra hop. But, this doesn't taste like citra to me. Earthy taste rather than the provinces citra flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
illidurit (2146) - Petaluma, California, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Pros: Nice pleasant hop character, candied citrus and a bit of resinous bite. Cons: Super basic typical caramel and crystal malt interplay. Carbonation a bit coarse, body a bit thin.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1429) - - OCT 10, 2013
Bottle. Mostly clear gold/copper with a 1 finger off white head. Aroma is pleasant citrusy hops. Taste is slightly spicy, earthy and herbal. Medium mouthfeel and solid carb. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkitty (162) - Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Fruity hop aroma evident immediately from the newly opened bottle. Moderate head with lingering lacing. Crystal clear amber. Nice complex hop aroma from the glass with malty undertones. Body is good for a pale. Mouthful of fruity resinous hops with an adequately malty base. Finishes with a pleasant lingering bitterness. Nicely done.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Bottle sampled at a tasting event. From notes. Pine resin and a good dose of citrus. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spacecube (835) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2013
On keg, golden brown with a white head, aroma is light caramel & biscuit malt, floral and mild citrus hops coming through, finish moderate bitter. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (2618) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleigator (220) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 12, 2014
Decent bubbly head, while the color has a golden yellow color. Aromas of the fruitiest orange blossom and bright lemon, balanced by biscuits and bready, sweeter malts. The nose anticipates an IPA with a dominant malt base, which will be as important as the hops in the beer. Begins with bready malts, moderate carbonation and toffeeish hints, which add a subtle sweetness to the beer. Orange and Papaya flavors come up in a gentle, enjoyable way, with just a little bitterness. Sweetness fades on the finish as sticky, bitter resins emerge and linger together with the tropical fruitiness. The palate is light bodied and well balanced between a present maltiness and fruity, mellow hop flavors.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2011
bottle, clear copper color with thin white foam, aroma is sweaty hops,. flavor of light almost watery, caramel , pine and peppery carbonation, thin bitter finish


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