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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

1,926 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,926
Reviews: 527
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 57
Gots: 137 | 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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Ratings: 1,926 | Reviews: 527 | Display Reviews Only:
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fps_dean

Massachusetts

4.11/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a golden amber color with minimal head and moderate lacing.

Smells rather mildly of piney hops and caramelized malts.

Tastes much like it smells, being slightly heavier on hops than malts but nothing is overpowering or offensive. Quite refreshing...

It's moderately carbonated, and goes down smooth like almost every other Victory brew.

Overall, a very good pale ale and a great session beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2014 00:08:27 | More by fps_dean
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thestoutmaster

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-16-2014 21:15:06 | More by thestoutmaster
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kantsurf

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-16-2014 21:10:56 | More by kantsurf
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mmmbeerNY

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-16-2014 04:18:02 | More by mmmbeerNY
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johnemac

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-16-2014 03:00:17 | More by johnemac
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justinm4bama

Alabama

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-15-2014 23:16:46 | More by justinm4bama
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Mackbekeza

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

06-15-2014 01:06:12 | More by Mackbekeza
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jamiemottram13


4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-14-2014 16:31:16 | More by jamiemottram13
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hughesjustin


4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-14-2014 03:41:43 | More by hughesjustin
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Buddance

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

06-14-2014 01:36:19 | More by Buddance
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prokopt2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-13-2014 02:56:30 | More by prokopt2
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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
Headwaters Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,926 ratings.