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RATINGS: 954   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
cyrenaica (1126) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014
12oz bottle
5.0% ABV
The Beerbistro (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
August 22, 2013
The beer poured a hazed dark golden orange with a light tan head that lasted a while. Aroma is honey, grass, citrus and weak caramel. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. Flavour is light grapefruit, grainy malt, and notes of light sweetness.

3.7
ARH (1125) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Nose: Grapefruit, lemon, orange, and caramel as it warms Appearance: brilliant amber with a soapy and sudsy head that lingers Taste: mostly a mellow sweet, with buttery caramel malts bubblegum and bittersweet citrus that’s clean with a touch of a caramel and bread crust finish

3.3
Bricks (1120) - Delaware, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Light orange with straw color. Outstanding aroma, hoppy floral essence. Beer is somewhat dry, somewhat bitter. Medium-strong hop on the flavor. Not bad.

3.5
Sammer (1119) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2011
Golden orange pour from bottle. Aroma is hops and some skunk. Taste is bitter, with hints of malt and pine. Very solid APA.

3.6
dpjuart (1112) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle from GE Altoona. Pours yellow with fizzy white head. Smells line cat piss and grapefruit. Mildly bitter with lots of fruit, pineapple, grapefruit, lemon and orange. Malt backbone is there. Not bad.

4
TheHopster (1111) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2012
(bottle). This a really nice APA. Clear golden-amber with enough carbonation to enhance the palate. The favor is a mild balanced malt with subtle sweetness. Perfect to session or enjoy just one for fun. I really enjoyed this on a hot spring day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
matthewjk (1097) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 12, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2012 Hazy Yellow pours from 12oz bottle. Clean, crisp, hoppy, and twinged with citrus. Taste like an IPA to me because of its assertiveness. Excellent.

3
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2014
ホップの香り&# 苦味、甘味は& 好みではない

3.4
doubelknv3 (1093) - Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Citrus, mild caramel, floral, and fruit notes. Golden, clear, white head. Decent lacing. Full bodied, flavor like aroma, and lemon hints. Tongue zinger, dry, lasting high hop bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
GenkiGonzo (1092) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle from Bradleys. Clear gold with no head. Citrus hops with some sweet malts. Surprisingly bitter.


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