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Headwaters Pale Ale - Victory Brewing Company

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Headwaters Pale AleHeadwaters Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

2,018 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,018
Reviews: 534
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.45%
Wants: 60
Gots: 164 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thagr81us on 02-14-2011)
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bluntedboywonder

New York

5/5  rDev +27.2%

12-01-2011 20:25:37 | More by bluntedboywonder
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russwbeck

Virginia

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-14-2011 23:47:20 | More by russwbeck
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-14-2011 15:12:46 | More by Lawnboy33
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robdip9

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

06-11-2013 16:45:20 | More by robdip9
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Miamilice

Vermont

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-14-2011 15:07:44 | More by Miamilice
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DVictoryHeadwatersZ

Virginia

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-13-2013 00:45:14 | More by DVictoryHeadwatersZ
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IPx

Illinois

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-19-2011 06:54:40 | More by IPx
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jscottku21

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-17-2011 18:04:38 | More by jscottku21
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thatdirtymick

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

12-28-2011 19:20:38 | More by thatdirtymick
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pwoody11

Delaware

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-15-2011 02:30:14 | More by pwoody11
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SmokeyJoesCafe

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +27.2%

12-02-2011 06:35:12 | More by SmokeyJoesCafe
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psolivo

Texas

5/5  rDev +27.2%

07-22-2014 20:17:29 | More by psolivo
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-18-2011 18:46:39 | More by touchmeimsac
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KC9LDB

Illinois

5/5  rDev +27.2%

12-12-2011 16:03:46 | More by KC9LDB
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hackomal

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-14-2011 14:21:04 | More by hackomal
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baconman91

Ohio

5/5  rDev +27.2%

06-27-2012 19:09:42 | More by baconman91
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JonSzakelyhidi

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

03-25-2012 01:28:00 | More by JonSzakelyhidi
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Daehpoh

Ohio

5/5  rDev +27.2%

12-16-2011 02:23:00 | More by Daehpoh
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rab53

Washington

5/5  rDev +27.2%

12-10-2011 03:20:04 | More by rab53
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eddiechilton

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +27.2%

12-09-2011 15:54:03 | More by eddiechilton
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jsisko01

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.2%

12-14-2013 00:42:43 | More by jsisko01
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HopHeadRyan

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

02-05-2014 16:54:43 | More by HopHeadRyan
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WoodBrew

Illinois

4.95/5  rDev +26%

STOP THE PRESSES>>>This beer is F'ing A....F'ing awesome! A very nice flavored yet subtle pale ale. Victory hit the mark for me! A wonderful tasting pale ale that does not linger nor leaves a brutle bitterness and super elevated ABV. The color was copper in color...the white was very thin and not a lot of lace. The nose was heavy with grapefruit with subtle pine. The taste absolutely followed suit...awesome balance! Mouthfeel was great....SESSION!!!

04-26-2011 03:26:21 | More by WoodBrew
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BierStein711

Illinois

4.85/5  rDev +23.4%

This brew was again had on draught!

Outstanding beer with much fanfare!

Three finger head.

Amber read in color similar to Bass Ale!

Smells of grassy hops, herbs, and a touch of dark fruits!

Tastes of hops, grass, grain, herbs, and a balanced hop finish!

Mouthfeel: smooth and refreshing!

I liked this a tad better than HopDevil!

01-02-2013 19:10:12 | More by BierStein711
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thebrood1987

New Jersey

4.83/5  rDev +22.9%

I wanted to get a lighter, lower in alcohol flavorful beer (being that I have a bunch of higher alcohol IPA DIPAS and other bigger styles as well in the fridge) and this beer fits exactly under that description.

It looks great like a caramel color that is in between brown and yellow. I instantly get an astringent herbal tea smell with a sweet ripened fruit smell all from the hops. The taste is pretty identical to the smell starting off with a crisp hop bite on the tip of the tongue some cracker like malts in the middle and then ending with that herbal tea ripened fruit taste from the hops on the finish.

It definitely has a very pure fresh taste to it and I can tell they use really fresh water in this. I've had a bunch of Victory beers and this is absolutely one of my favorites. This almost reminds me of an IPA light By light I mean lighter body less alcohol less filling but definitely not lacking on the hops. What a fantastic beer.

04-19-2011 00:58:57 | More by thebrood1987
Headwaters Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 2,018 ratings.