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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

1,915 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,915
Reviews: 527
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 58
Gots: 133 | 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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sudsy2drunk

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

06-12-2014 08:14:50 | More by sudsy2drunk
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arizcards

Arizona

3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Picked up a couple of singles at the end of April for $1.49 each. I could not find a freshness date.

Beer poured golden orange with a nice white head that is leaving some lacing behind.

Nose is toasted grains with hints of citrus hops.

Taste is well balanced between the toasted grains and citrus hops. Some hints of mango was present. Bit of pine oil left behind in the end

Mouthfeel is medium boded, decently carbonated, and medium bodied.

Overall this is a pretty tasty brew, nice representation of the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2014 00:07:30 | More by arizcards
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CSO

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-10-2014 22:15:26 | More by CSO
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jodybrutal

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-10-2014 06:46:45 | More by jodybrutal
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.4/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a thin head on a hazy medium straw colored body.
The aroma is mild fruit: apricot and some grapefruit.
The taste has a solid moderate bitterness throughout with some balancing malt in the middle to end. It finishes with a little sweet note.
The texture is crisp with a good fizz.
It's enjoyable and on the more bitter side.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 00:35:35 | More by Fatehunter
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-09-2014 22:00:40 | More by TX-Badger
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chrishiker1409

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-09-2014 18:11:39 | More by chrishiker1409
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Valleyview06

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-09-2014 02:50:29 | More by Valleyview06
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arlingtonjoe

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-09-2014 01:25:25 | More by arlingtonjoe
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maxcoinage

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-07-2014 03:30:20 | More by maxcoinage
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-04-2014 03:31:43 | More by rodlavers
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -30%

06-02-2014 06:14:04 | More by Zachtheporter
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Bone53

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass at around 40° F

Appearance: Copper color with a frothy two finger off white head

Smell: I get a ton of biscuit malt and maybe a hint of citrus

Taste: Too much biscuit malt flavor and not enough hops

Mouthfeel: Light body; Crisp and refreshing with a slight bitter finish like a pale ale should be

Mouhfeel: Pretty decent, but far from great. VERY biscuity which reminds me a lot of DF 60 Minute in that regard. I was a bit let down with this one. However, it's still very refreshing and a solid offering during the warm months.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 04:38:30 | More by Bone53
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npendres

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -36.4%

06-01-2014 22:14:24 | More by npendres
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JoshMundy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-01-2014 18:38:20 | More by JoshMundy
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Ian_Alexander

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

06-01-2014 02:12:31 | More by Ian_Alexander
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Stobin

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Really like this style, don't know if this one is a good representation. Smell has a hint of what wine people call "pipi du chat", or cat piss. Didn't care for smell, but tastes much better. Really like this brewery, and most of its offerings, but this one falls a little flat for me. Will try on tap if given the chance, but won't buy in bottles again.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 01:12:59 | More by Stobin
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bayern1987

Texas

3/5  rDev -23.7%

05-31-2014 16:33:56 | More by bayern1987
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PSU_Mike

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-31-2014 01:33:57 | More by PSU_Mike
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Holdren84

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-30-2014 22:28:31 | More by Holdren84
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PJHOY

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

05-30-2014 00:54:32 | More by PJHOY
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

05-29-2014 00:47:34 | More by jmdrpi
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briiguy

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-28-2014 23:33:10 | More by briiguy
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JKlein10016

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-27-2014 22:51:53 | More by JKlein10016
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tsgooch79

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

05-27-2014 18:47:46 | More by tsgooch79
Headwaters Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,915 ratings.