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RATINGS: 931   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (3784) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Can from The Drinkery Derry Brilliantly clear deep golden color with a good sized long lasting frothy off white head. Lemony citrus, light sulfur, light bready maltiness. Old school, a bit bland for my hop toasted taste buds.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
climberbob (438) - Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2015
Bottle. Nice floral piney aroma. Amber. Thin head. Surprisingly balanced, though noticeable hop not too overpowering which is good. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (4670) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Can: Poured a orange with an off white creamy head. Aroma is an earthy hop and dirt. Taste is crisp clean hops with a malt background, some earthiness as well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (2566) - - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle at Burgermania. Classic caramel malt and citrus/pine hop bouquet, light bitter finish. Fairly basic and probably a bit oxidized, but would love to taste it fresh at the source.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mircoas (294) - ITALY - FEB 4, 2016
33cl @ bottle. Apa della victory. Non mi ha esaltato come altre birre del birrificio americano ma comunque una bevibilissima apa ambrata.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
migwell (277) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 4, 2016
Can into Lagunitas jar. Orange color, some quickly vanishing head, lemony aroma. This is a thin bodied ale, crisp and clean, and it manages to have a complex, piney, citrusy, hoppy orange flavor which is all its own. Not my favorite style, but something I will return to come summer. Assuming I’m reading the date correctly, this is a pretty old can. Have to try a fresher one!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (1006) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 7, 2016
Orange-gold pour with a thin white head. Malty, biscuity, orange and lemon aromas. Taste is light sweetness, herbal and citrusy, light bitterness, fairly light flavours

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobman006 (339) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2016
12oz Bottle. App: Clear orange-gold with persistent white head. Ar: grass, biscuit, floral, pine. T: Biscuit, pine, citrus, herb. P: Thin with prickly carbonation. Uninteresting but pleasant to be around.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (2464) - Tuusula, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2016
Bottle at o’haras, tampere. Reddish orange color, white head. Malts and hops on nose, mainly malty. Malty body, fruity hops. Like bitter but more hoppy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (5280) - 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.


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