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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

2,059 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,059
Reviews: 538
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 60
Gots: 182 | 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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Photo of FLima
3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber copper color with a thin off-white head with low retention.
Very few times I have felt such intense aroma of papaya in a beer. Also hints of sweet strawberries and white bread.
Bitter flavor with notes of tea bags, oranges, papaya, mango, peaches, caramel, grass, earth and floral and perfumy hops. Dry aftertaste with a long lasting perfumy bitterness.
Medium body with appropriate carbonation and an acid sensation.
A hoppy and earthy APA. Papaya with lemon drops and a handful of hops.

FLima, Feb 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

lehueve, Feb 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

tkdchampxi, Feb 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

skydogpenn, Feb 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

dspinler, Feb 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Spiderpig, Feb 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

dbnrhino, Feb 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

CaryBrew92, Feb 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Jeremy0682, Feb 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

SamEaton2, Feb 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

jakecattleco, Feb 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

mcouillard, Feb 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

bsm80x, Feb 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

spark3148857, Feb 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

skelton00, Feb 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Swaino, Feb 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

dunlap926, Feb 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Goldndomer, Feb 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Durge, Feb 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

goeke007, Feb 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Mbennett, Feb 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

paulish, Feb 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

HopHeadRyan, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of BierJager89
4.33/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Opaque golden with a creamy white head.

S: Biscuity malt, sweet nectary citrus, mango, orange in the nose.

T: Starts off with citrus peel, orange, a touch of mango, then some pine and lemon, followed by a blend of all those flavors in the finish and a hint of malt comes with the aftertaste.

M: Medium bodied and smooth.

O: Really good. Perhaps not the best pale ale, but definitely worth a try and recommended.

BierJager89, Feb 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

logitech886, Feb 04, 2014
Headwaters Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 2,059 ratings.