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RATINGS: 810   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (5840) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2011
Cask at The White Horse, London. Clear amber, medium off-white head. Dry with a bit salty bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
carboloader (674) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2011
On tap at Little Woodrows. Pours transparent gold. Very light and drinkable, crisp carbonation and weakly citrus flavors. Easy to drink, but seems watery to this IPA fan. Still, a great session ale if you want a light pale ale with some citrus flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1700) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 24, 2011
Strength is bitter after-taste. Clear blond color with modest head and body. Low ABV makes it a decent session brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tcane7 (1669) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle. Shared with Pat. Poured clean copper. With good head and decent retention. Nose very oniony with sweet malt and light citrus aroma. Sweet malty taste with hops, onion and a little citrus coming through. Good mouth feel. I do not believe this bottle was that fresh. I’ve had this before with more floral aroma and taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nyindiansfan (463) - rochester, New York, USA - APR 14, 2012
Draft pours a golden color fair head tastes smells of hay lemon citrus hops bit spicey bit from the hops. Over all crisp not bad not great seems might be good on hot afternoon cook out or paired with salmon dish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7898) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 1, 2011
On tap. Pours with a clear, pale yellow body with a white head. Aromas are grassy, grainy, lime and citrus. Flavors are grainy, cornbread and light citrus. Grain is the dominating flavor, not hops (and this is fresh). Lively and dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LinusStick (2968) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2011
A nice pale ale. Aroma was nice and mellow. An even mix of chewy caramel and grassy hops. Pour was a nice medium gold with a one finger white head. Taste was very even and balanced. The caramel makes the beer sweet initially and is washed away by the bitter and grassy hops after the swallow. This doesn’t stand out in any way but is a solid beer

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6165) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4546) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2011
12 oz bottle from Pineypower, thanks Dean. Poured a very good looking clear orange/amber body with slight rising effervscence from the center along with an average sized foamy white head. Aroma of crusty bread, lemons, wet grass, dough. Nice body with a medium mouthfeel and stronger tight bubbly carbonation and a short lived burst of bitterness on the aftertaste. Flavor of bread, citrus rind, hops. Solid enough.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (2865) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - MAR 8, 2011
on tap at Tylers Apex. good aroma. sweet. citrus, little breadiness, caramel. clean orangy bronze. Bittersweet flavor. medium body, smooth creamymouthfeel, bittersweet dryish finish...pretty tasty...aroma was best cold, lost a little something as warmed. good borderline session...


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