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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

1,927 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,927
Reviews: 527
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 56
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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Dools9

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.8%

10-06-2013 03:48:14 | More by Dools9
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Turbo

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

10-06-2013 00:53:42 | More by Turbo
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Beer_lover89

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-05-2013 22:55:13 | More by Beer_lover89
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

10-05-2013 00:33:09 | More by Syracuse12
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-03-2013 19:06:18 | More by Kmlund
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Johnny_Duck

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +1.8%

10-02-2013 03:13:53 | More by Johnny_Duck
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dankjohn

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-01-2013 23:01:53 | More by dankjohn
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kemkempalace

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

09-30-2013 16:40:49 | More by kemkempalace
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jimmah120

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-29-2013 08:57:17 | More by jimmah120
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BColton1

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-29-2013 01:00:12 | More by BColton1
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Bill69

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-27-2013 18:09:01 | More by Bill69
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ChrisMyhre

Massachusetts

4.36/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass from the 12 oz. bottle. Best by December 2013.

a: Light copper color,billowy head with some lacing.

s: Hoppier than expected. Very little malt.

t: Hoppy, light malt but very flavorful.

m: Heavier than expected, nice smooth, easy drinking beer.

o: Great drinkable beer, very non-pretentious but flavorful. Great APA.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2013 23:26:19 | More by ChrisMyhre
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jds8411

California

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-26-2013 04:06:23 | More by jds8411
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mrmitsui29

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-26-2013 02:08:36 | More by mrmitsui29
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jminch

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

09-25-2013 23:43:36 | More by jminch
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BeerMark

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Got this sixer at Derk's Fillet & Vine in Montgomery Alabama. My goodness, Alabama has come a long way in the last few years. I'm seeing world class beers sitting beside some great local selections. There's not much else that I can add to the reviews that are not here already. Headwaters Pale Ale is delicious. It's malty and hoppy and the combination of flavors is great. A very nice pale pale ale for times an IPA may be too much. Will be buying again.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 22:36:07 | More by BeerMark
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DeJayPe

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-25-2013 14:56:12 | More by DeJayPe
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krl2112

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

09-24-2013 00:31:17 | More by krl2112
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ImpactDan

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

09-22-2013 01:41:15 | More by ImpactDan
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drinkinmiles

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

09-22-2013 00:40:30 | More by drinkinmiles
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PaulD

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

09-21-2013 05:03:21 | More by PaulD
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Thirsty2383

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-21-2013 00:49:43 | More by Thirsty2383
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

09-20-2013 02:21:55 | More by Gonzoillini
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herr_fish

Wisconsin

3.91/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

poured from a bottle into pint glass, getting close to expiration date so it is probably better than i am reviewing
app- appropriate copper hue for an pa, minimal head on my pour which disappeared quickly
smell- smells great, like a pale ale should, that hoppy smell thats set my mouth to watering, i'll save you the microanalysis of describing what typed of citrus is smells like
taste- delivers what one is looking for in a pale ale. the hop punch we addicts seek, but balanced enough to be all-night drinkable.
mouthfeel- a touch thin for my preference, but not objectionable at all. good carbonation but not '"fizzy"
overall- we have a winner here. wish my local tavern had this one on tap. gives you exactly what you are looking for in a pale ale. not a mind blowingly great beer, but definitely one to put into your regular rotation. good hop flavor, yet with balance, and an abv that you can have more than one (or serveral) of.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 22:48:40 | More by herr_fish
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sketchyhoodie

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

09-19-2013 14:07:14 | More by sketchyhoodie
Headwaters Pale Ale from Victory Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 1,927 ratings.