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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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ChadT89

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.7%

02-20-2012 01:25:12 | More by ChadT89
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kendabundo

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-20-2012 01:16:36 | More by kendabundo
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phishsihq

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

This Pale ale pours a burnished gold, with some copper near the edges, a frothy inch of white head that leaves some lace but is retained well throughout. Caramel malt sweetness is mostly overshadowed by floral and piney hop aromas, a lot of hop aromas for a Pale Ale! The brew is somewhat spicy and bready, with caramel maltiness balanced by moderate citrus and piney hop bitterness, leading to a clean and smooth finish. A medium-light body with lower level amounts of carbonation. A newer offering from the good folks at Victory that is well worth searching out.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 22:53:14 | More by phishsihq
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dreichus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-19-2012 04:39:52 | More by dreichus
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I'm running out of beers wtih several hundred reviews that I've never had, but this is definitely one that I've managed to overlook for the past decade, that ends today. On tap at Meridian pint.

Beer is light amber and clear with moderate to light carbonation, a thin white head of small bubbles, some lacing, looks nice.

Aroma is sweet, mildy hoppy, a little earthy, smells fine.

Beer is medium to light in body, easy drinking, wet finish, wet throughout, the hops are subdued and under emphasized, there is a mild graininess to the finish but overall a decent APA.

Serving type: on-tap

02-19-2012 02:37:34 | More by drabmuh
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A pleasant surprise! On tap at the BBC in Wilmington...

Pours a clear amber, lighter than many, with decent head and lacing. Aroma of caramelized malts with a nice citrus hop undertone. Flavour is well balanced; malts with decent "c" hops... pine & grapefruit present, but not overwhelming. Would buy again.

I tried this pint with trepidation after other Victory attempts, but was genuinely impressed. Will support this brewery at any future point that I can...

Serving type: on-tap

02-19-2012 01:20:32 | More by hopsolutely
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Kaetea

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.2%

02-19-2012 01:09:56 | More by Kaetea
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Hophed102

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-17-2012 02:39:12 | More by Hophed102
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M27

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-17-2012 01:22:12 | More by M27
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poopsmitherson

Georgia

5/5  rDev +27.2%

02-16-2012 13:30:49 | More by poopsmitherson
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ninner00

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

02-15-2012 21:17:32 | More by ninner00
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fjl77

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -23.7%

02-15-2012 20:21:46 | More by fjl77
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bvdubn

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-14-2012 23:03:59 | More by bvdubn
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wertschy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-13-2012 23:07:09 | More by wertschy
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1p5v

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

02-13-2012 14:36:18 | More by 1p5v
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ithinkimasofa

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-13-2012 07:35:35 | More by ithinkimasofa
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halo913

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-13-2012 00:51:03 | More by halo913
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-11-2012 22:17:23 | More by Tyrawlings
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-11-2012 21:04:53 | More by DWolf
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-11-2012 15:28:35 | More by JAHMUR
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XavierMuskies

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-11-2012 00:41:32 | More by XavierMuskies
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hippityhophead24

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-09-2012 03:44:30 | More by hippityhophead24
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awalk1227

Georgia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-09-2012 02:28:17 | More by awalk1227
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-08-2012 16:18:35 | More by LJWalker
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gibby

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-08-2012 03:56:51 | More by gibby
Headwaters Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,915 ratings.