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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.


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAR 20, 2011
The scent is horrible as well as the after taste, not much else to say. THe first victory beer I didn’t like.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
3fourths (8042) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 24, 2011
draft. clear caramel colored body. somewhat sweaty nose of bread crust dark malts and buttered vegetable hops. sour and woody flavor with notes of moldy bread and soggy asparagus. unclean yeast and harsh malt edges late - unpleasant throughout.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4180) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 7, 2011
Smells like the cat whizzed in a box of toffee. Decent label, clear and bright amber. Vegetable and toffee flavored, not tremendously bitter, a little briny. Hominy notes. Meh. Slightly starchy mouthfeel. Definitely not my fave from Victory. ABC Likkas, Betton.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
roder60 (1284) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 18, 2012
A coworker brought a 6er of this to our recent beer club meeting. Poured a slightly hazy dark gold with foamy white head. Aroma is extremely floral and lemony. Flavor totally reflects aroma. To me it tasted like someone literally took rose petals and soaked them in a keg of a very light apa. Almost a soapy lavender flavor to it. Overall, not really my thing. Very different from your typical apa.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheJestersBeer (2076) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2012
355ml bottle. Medium gold, white head. The aroma is quite malty, citrusy hop notes, caramel, spruce, something somewhat robust or fecal, apricots. Dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2. Malty taste, a bit of hops, yeast, caramel, earthy, spruce. Like a well hopped lager? (2012-05-13)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1118) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle. Just an average tasting pale ale. Not all that great. Golden color. Some head. More hops then not but not the greatest.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
samsmith33 (377) - - APR 13, 2014
On tap at blend. Look is Dark gold,clear. No head. Aroma Is vegetable,cedar,. Taste is crisp ,ash and wood. More veggie. Ok.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alesandangling (32) - Pueblo, Colorado, USA - MAR 24, 2011
This beer was highly ranked, i found it to be lacking. The aroma is nothing to write home about and the color is run of the mill golden. Taste in the beginning is crisp but soon has a funky, off quality that continues in the aftertaste. Overall this beer did nothing but disappoint which is odd considering that Victory is one of my favorite breweries. I would not buy it again, nor would I recommend purchasing this to anyone.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
strongpieman (1499) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Draft. Clear, pale straw color. No head. Musty aroma. Taste is off, bitter but not right. I love strong hoppy beers... This is not for me.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
revolution2718 (229) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Taste is ok, citrus, bread, cereal, bitter on the tail end. Taste is ok, under carbonated in my opinion. Just an ok beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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