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RATINGS: 800   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiddler26 (23) - New York, USA - AUG 27, 2012
Bought on tap at Savemore Beverage in Clifton Park, NY. Small, off-white head with some lacing. Grapefruit, pine and resin notes. Very nice APA: easy to drink, great summer session beer. Doesn’t give you the old El Kabong over the head and palate that a lot of the IPAs do (not that it’s a bad thing, but sometimes you want something you can just drink and drink and drink), but that’s OK.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fdomig (507) - München, GERMANY - APR 17, 2015
330ml bottle. Aroma is lime, citrus, malty. Appearance is clear golden with a nice foam. Taste is light sour, sweet and a light bitterness afterwards. A soft carbonation. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3475) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2015
Large creamy head amber pour aromas biscuit fruits the flavours medium strong bitter grassy note sweet taste of citrus rind in the bitter grapefruit biscuit malt simple good tasting pale ale with crisp tastes right through good aftertastes all round lovely ale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (573) - Maryland, USA - APR 16, 2015
Clear yellow/gold pour with off white head. Aroma of light lemon citrus pine hop. Light grainy malt character with piney hop finish. Nice pale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1515) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - APR 6, 2015
Pours an orange colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, citrus, toasted, fruit, caramel and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a hop finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubblehouse (624) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 4, 2015
A good pale ale. Little light on the aroma. Good hoppy flavor. I like victory quite a bit.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMMillsy (1653) - Florida, USA - APR 4, 2015
Middle of the road, perfectly fine pale ale. Good gateway beer for those beginning to experiment with hops on their palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHult (395) - SWEDEN - APR 1, 2015
Fat på Taylor & Jones Hornstull. Dimmig ljus bärnstensfärgad vätska med vitt skum. Doftar sött åt det kådiga hållet. Mild men smakfull apa med en maltig karaktär och beska.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
20107589 (405) - randers, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Apple aroma, appear Golden with a small head. Taste heavy bitter light sour. Lively carbonation short finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1288) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 27, 2015
22.12.2014. Aroma of grass and citrus hops. Taste is malty with citrus and grapefruity hops, grass, hay. I was really thirsty and it was perfect. Refreshing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maris (1097) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAR 25, 2015
From a 355ml bottle on 26/3/2015. Pours a clear golden with a smallish head. Has a pleasant light fruity aroma with some honey in the mix. In the mouth, there’s some sweet biscuity malt and citrus fruit (sweet orange, tart/sour lemon) but it’s the big, dry, piney, herbal bitterness that defines this. Hop wise, this is very much in IPA territory. Medium bodied with average carbonation. This is a cracking, very flavoursome hop forward APA.


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