1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Headwaters Pale Ale - Victory Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Headwaters Pale AleHeadwaters Pale Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

2,213 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,213
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 61
Gots: 242 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Headwaters Pale Ale Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,213 | Reviews: 543 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of jwat
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of capuchinpilates
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of rhoadsrage
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(Served in an American pint glass)
Enjoy by Apr. 4 2012
A- This beer pours a clear apricot body with a lumpy beige head and a wall of microbubbles running up the side of the glass.

S- The green earthy hops are full and just a hint of pungency in the finish.

T- The green mellow hops have some pineapple weed flavor and a spice quality to the finish. There is a biscuit malt flavor that grows under the pale malt taste and the dry finish has some grapefruit pith and lime leaf hops flavors that hang on.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a tight fizz that enhances the hops in the finish.

O- The nice smooth pale ale has some good malt support to the more forward hops making this very sessionable although a bit on the dry side.

Photo of u2carew
4.49/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz longneck
A) Pours with a finger thick head that settles quickly learning a thin lacing of big bubbles at the edge of the glass. Clear, bronze colored body.
S) Robust hop aroma consisting of sweet floral notes, evergreens, and peaches.
T) Well balanced hops and malts. Nutty and buttery malts with leafy and vegetal hop notes. A semi-sweet hop bite lingers in the aftertaste.
M) Clean throughout. Crisp. Medium light body.
O) A delicious APA. I will be drinking another one!

Photo of sacrelicio
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of oriolesfan4
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of mobud
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Sturmthis
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of KingBiscuit
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Jason1337
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of CreightonSM
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Beergelden
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of WritersBlock
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of jpatton0127
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of ElijahRivera
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of DaPan
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Drecher
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of tobelerone
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Celtics76
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of greenboat
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Seakyden
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Schmuckles
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Tom_Gilman
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Headwaters Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 2,213 ratings.