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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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4.5
tmh5031 (3) - - MAR 16, 2015 does not count
Fantastic beer my favorite from one of the best in the country. It was enough ale qualities and a nice citrus hop aroma but is as drinkable as any Pilsner.

4.4
BeeriedEyed (211) - USA - APR 19, 2011
Good American pale ale. I like pale ales alot and this one is not weak but it also doesn’t go above and beyond. With that said this is an excellent pale ale, if this was more redaly available I would buy this beer instead of sierra neveda.

4.4
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Creamy, sweet but with a crisp, dry finish. Hoppy finish. Only slightly bitter at the end.

4.4
PhillyCraft (7117) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2012
On tap at Geraghtys for Victory meet the brewer.When fresh, this pale ale is tough to top. Pours a hazy orange, with medium head that dissipates quickly. Aromas and taste are filled with marshmallow, vanilla, light pine, and other citrus. Perfect amount of malt in the back end. My favorite beer from Victory, pure session brew.

4.4
mattern33 (106) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2013
GREAT hoppy aroma, light/medium color. Great taste and easy on palate. Overall a well balanced ale. Recommended

4.4
Lemke10 (980) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Pours a semi-clear copper color with a slight head but not much of one leaving a little lacing in the middle of the glass. the scent smells great with its bitter hops and blend of grains and malts. The taste isn’t anything new but it is great. It has just the right volume to it as well as flavors. There’s just enough hops to make the beer great without going too far overboard. Some nice citrus and wheat hints as well. A very well made beer that I definitely suggest trying!

4.4
Bryan313 (1) - - JUN 23, 2013 does not count
This is an excellent American pale ale. It has a clean pour with good color and head. The taste is likewise clean and crisp, with faint notes of citrus. I find it to be an excellent beer to pair with fish and shellfish dishes as well as pasta entrees.

4.4
Keza61 (17) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 19, 2016
Well made pale Ale. Not too malty or sweet, lovely upfront aroma and delicate pallet make this a super easy drinking beer.

4.3
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2014
Review for thebeerguy. Expect early fruity flavours made of Strawberry, Raspberry, Lychee and summer fruits. This is then taken on by a biscuity caramel malt with touches of hay too. Then the hops fight back with their bitterness and bring back the fruit flavours from before. This mixes with the malty flavours and blasts around your mouth.

4.3
Matt_Foran (96) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Nice golden amber color with a nice hoppy floral aroma. On the palate you pick up the hops even more, with a nice malt backbone. Lasts nicely on the palate.


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