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Helios Pale Ale - Upland Brewing Company

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Helios Pale AleHelios Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

183 Ratings
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Ratings: 183
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 13.62%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 05-01-2009)
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GreenEggsHam1

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-29-2014 01:07:20 | More by GreenEggsHam1
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-27-2014 19:01:27 | More by green_plastic
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bpkrippner

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

08-23-2014 18:37:56 | More by bpkrippner
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

08-20-2014 20:12:18 | More by jplopez21
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zachpaschal

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

08-19-2014 02:42:07 | More by zachpaschal
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jsampson44

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

08-17-2014 21:40:42 | More by jsampson44
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RiverCityBeerGuy

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -34.8%

08-10-2014 05:35:24 | More by RiverCityBeerGuy
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IkeMan90

Illinois

4/5  rDev +15.9%

08-04-2014 17:02:07 | More by IkeMan90
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PBRmeasap1980

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

07-25-2014 17:45:47 | More by PBRmeasap1980
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

07-25-2014 01:53:29 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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Holland

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -27.5%

07-21-2014 03:06:37 | More by Holland
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zestar

California

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

07-19-2014 06:32:56 | More by zestar
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michael_148

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

07-15-2014 01:18:25 | More by michael_148
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MarkQ617

Massachusetts

3.39/5  rDev -1.7%

This is my first review of an Upland brew. Not the best pale ale I've ever had, but you could do much worse. Hazy yellow color with very little head, thin lacing. Definite bread and malt aromas. Bread came through the strongest in the taste and aroma. Soft mouthfeel, not a ton of carbonation here. Fresh tasting, pretty standard pale.

07-04-2014 11:33:26 | More by MarkQ617
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wrentmore

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

06-27-2014 12:58:20 | More by wrentmore
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dpvatty

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -13%

06-24-2014 23:28:06 | More by dpvatty
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probabilityzero


3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

06-16-2014 02:53:55 | More by probabilityzero
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mcdsports

Texas

3/5  rDev -13%

05-28-2014 01:03:33 | More by mcdsports
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Mugged89

Indiana

4/5  rDev +15.9%

05-25-2014 01:02:47 | More by Mugged89
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

05-06-2014 21:22:42 | More by richkrull
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McBAINx

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

04-30-2014 23:03:24 | More by McBAINx
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Williaar

Colorado

3/5  rDev -13%

04-30-2014 18:31:32 | More by Williaar
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Jho3325

Indiana

3/5  rDev -13%

04-27-2014 02:52:48 | More by Jho3325
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CWhite

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

04-16-2014 02:28:50 | More by CWhite
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.24/5  rDev -6.1%

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

Have I really never had a Helios before? Wow. Well, this stuff pours a clear amber-gold topped by a short finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises mild cedar, flowers, very light pine resin, and an undercurrent of soft, nutty caramel. The taste brings in more of the same, that cedar sensation coming back in full force. Despite assurances of freshness, things just taste faded to some degree. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a decent pale ale at best, one that just kinda bored me and seemed somewhat lazy.

04-13-2014 18:51:32 | More by TMoney2591
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Helios Pale Ale from Upland Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.