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RATINGS: 845   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (5470) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Average session pale. Pours clear amber with no head or lacing. Some malt and sharp hops flavours without much distinguishing character. Probaby not fresh though. Finishes with lasting bitterness. Bottle at beerbistro.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scipio (756) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Pours a clear, light, golden amber, with a thin, slightly off white head. Aroma has caramel, herbal hops, grapefruit, honey, and hints of bread. The taste is sharp in pine and grapefruit, still with a good deal of herbal tones, along with caramel undertones. It has a fresh, almost minty flavor that is noticeable throughout. Dry and pretty bitter, with a short aftertaste of pine and hops. More light in body, with a thin texture, with above average carbonation. Its alright, but I’m not very impressed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2607) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2013
A: Golden Straw/Amber Hue, Passes Lots of Light, Almost No Head, No Lacing S: Mild Malts, Mild Floral T: Malty, Mild Piney M: Poor Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Bitter, Mildly Dry Overall, this may not be a fault of the beer but this beer was under carbonated, which diminished the nose and taste. Would try again, somewhere else.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (7928) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 5, 2013
355 ml bottle. Enjoy by 03.12.2013.
Pours clear copper color with a large head. Aroma is very malty and nutty, some wet hay and faint hops with mild fruity notes. Flavor is also malty and nutty, resinous hops, caramel malts and grape fruits. Soft carbonation, bitter malty palate. A little past it’s prime it seems.
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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2939) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 16, 2013
@Weiland’s Market, Columbus. Hazy medium orange-amber, cirrus cloud head cover, fine streaks of lace. Nice looking. Rather strong for an American Pale Ale, starts with malt, but it soon succumbs to grapefruit hops that never let go. A little malt is there near the finish, but never is able to assert. For hop lovers, this is probably a good "go-to," for the rest of us, not enough to go with the hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4070) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 27, 2013
355ml bottle from Beerhive. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Nose - lemon and honey. Taste - grapefruit pith perhaps some honey sweetness but not much. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a dry cleaning finish. Overall - well not exciting but the sum of the parts is decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (5395) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy light copper body under a one finger frothy off-white head. The nose is lightly hoppy with some floral notes and some light caramel and toasty malts. The hops are fairly muted in the flavor, just lightly bitter with a fairly up front maltiness. Lighter bodied with fizzy carbonation. I’m pretty ho-hum about this offering, the bottle is slightly beyond the enjoy by date, but not terribly so. I’ll have to try this one at the source and re-rate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
McNeillR (1778) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Pale and slightly hazy, decent filmy head. Oaty grapefruit nose. Strawy grainy bitterness. Light, cereal sweetness.Comfy carbonation. Lemony linger. Solid enough but there’s no impact without being too watery.

Bottle, Craig’s Florida Hall, All My Vinyl Tasting

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with 2 finger thick white/ivory head. Aroma: Lychee, mango, grapefruit, resinous, musky, peppery, bread/biscuit, chemical. Taste: Medium bitterness, low sweetness, low sourness, medium saltiness. Palate: Thick coarse texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, dry lingering bitter, peppery, salty, malty, slightly fruity finish. Comments: Tasty and glass lace. Rating is for bottled version 5.1% ABV.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (4277) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2014
Tap@Taphouse, CPH - amber pour with white head. Fruity and malty aroma and taste, light citrus tropical notes, slight watery overall. Ok ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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