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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

1,937 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,937
Reviews: 528
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 56
Gots: 139 | 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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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-26-2013 13:18:00 | More by waddellc2
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TYLY22

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-26-2013 05:57:30 | More by TYLY22
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New_Northerner

Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-25-2013 04:18:03 | More by New_Northerner
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DaveOB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-23-2013 23:38:34 | More by DaveOB
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misscritta

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

11-22-2013 20:20:47 | More by misscritta
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Jmerc23

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

11-22-2013 07:51:25 | More by Jmerc23
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-21-2013 03:16:04 | More by xbrettfavrex
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-19-2013 19:39:45 | More by BeerForMuscle
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Jakep2021

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -30%

11-19-2013 17:43:03 | More by Jakep2021
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equinox1

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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jagrbombz69

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-18-2013 02:55:42 | More by jagrbombz69
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Druss157

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-17-2013 06:34:01 | More by Druss157
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Nunya

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-17-2013 01:36:00 | More by Nunya
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Madfish85

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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HollandTunnels

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Martydyern

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

11-14-2013 05:19:43 | More by Burkbom23
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woooobeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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DVictoryHeadwatersZ

Virginia

5/5  rDev +27.2%

11-13-2013 00:45:14 | More by DVictoryHeadwatersZ
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mmclaughlin38

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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JamLand

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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falconxman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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everlong353

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

11-09-2013 22:16:21 | More by everlong353
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A 12oz bottle with no visible BB date. Picked up recently from Trembling Madness in York. Named for the source of the water used in brewing Victory's beers - the Brandywine creek.

Poured into a straight pint glass. A clear orange-amber hue with low carbonation. Yields a large head of creamy white foam that lasts for a few minutes before settling as a patchy surface layer. Some lacing. Aroma of fruity hops, pine, a hint of citrus, sweet caramel malt and earthy yeast. Very nice.

Tastes of spicy aromatic hops and sweet malt, with a crisp bitter finish. Notes of pine, grapefruit, peel, citrus, grass/hay, caramel, barley sugar, earthy yeast and stewed hops. A tangy bitterness envelops the tastebuds upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with good body but lacklustre carbonation. Slightly astringent, followed by an aftertaste of pine resin, bitter hops and mild caramel.

A tasty brew - goes down nicely. Looks alright, with a fantastic aroma/flavour of hops and sweet caramel malt. Decent body, though more effervescence would add texture. Reminds me somewhat of SNPA, which is a pretty good endorsement. Could happily drink a few of these. Worth sampling if you come across it.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 01:33:14 | More by jazzyjeff13
Headwaters Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,937 ratings.