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Helios (V Saison) - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

877 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 877
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 17
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Repackaging of V Saison

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-06-2009)
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Tjmurray386


3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-24-2014 20:27:03 | More by Tjmurray386
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ONUMello

Ohio

3.86/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Yellow color with a slow to settle two-finger head
S: Wheat, yeast and brett
T: Quite bretty with some wheat and yeast underneath. Not much in the hop department
M: Light-bodied, dry
O: Give it a try if you like brett but I'd pass if you don't

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 21:11:33 | More by ONUMello
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311bulldog

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-23-2014 02:14:47 | More by 311bulldog
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-22-2014 18:35:11 | More by Sspeer1
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2014 12:15:29 | More by jpd7374
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campfirebrew

New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2014 02:22:59 | More by campfirebrew
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HideYaBeer

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-19-2014 23:19:42 | More by HideYaBeer
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efrank

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-18-2014 02:29:20 | More by efrank
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.64/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

This beer was in the fridge for a while (few months), so not sure if there are any effects of age. A slightly fruity Saison, without detracting from the spicy notes of the style. The aftertaste and end feel detract from an otherwise decent beer.

A: almost clear golden-yellow, with little effervescence lending to a very thin amount of head.
S: fruitiness of pear, apricot (maybe a fruity white wine even) and a light Belgian yeast scent

T/M: the fruit is present early, but is overpowered by a grass/hay towards an herbal taste (I am not good with exact herb flavors). Thee feel medium body, with a dry woodiness on the tongue going into the end. This end is the part that doesn't work for me. Again, it may be the beer is slightly old, but there is an alcohol burn that doesn't pair well with the woody ending.

O: I didn't detract too much for the end taste given I can't account for the freshness of the beer. Assuming age is the cause, I believe I would enjoy this beer quite well fresh, even though Saisons are not my favorite category.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 19:10:30 | More by cjgiant
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Mattias

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-13-2014 20:22:42 | More by Mattias
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-09-2014 03:36:12 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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halo913

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-07-2014 14:45:33 | More by halo913
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MenardMa

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-07-2014 01:01:03 | More by MenardMa
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RRC03

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-05-2014 02:46:18 | More by RRC03
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vancean2

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-03-2014 16:54:26 | More by vancean2
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yukoncornelius

Maine

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-30-2014 15:18:35 | More by yukoncornelius
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babaracas

Florida

3.91/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy light amber with one finger of soapy white head, settles to a thin layer leaving a few splotches of lace on the glass. Smell: pepper, floral, light brett fruitiness, lemon peel, hay. Taste: unripe nectarine mild tartness, grapeskin, doughy, then into lemon, grassy hopping, peppery towards the finish. Light/medium bodied with a soft, plush feel. Mildly tart melon ending. Would be nice if Victory would put out more of this and less of mediocre IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 03:06:12 | More by babaracas
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dank203

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

pretty complex brew. there is a sourness to it for sure. not getting a huge amount of funk. lot of lemon, sour grape, hint of vinegar, spice, a buttery quality, smooth, citrusy. a complex, high abv, still somewhat light for summer, still full bodied and full flavored. very drinkable awesome

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2014 22:16:23 | More by dank203
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sd123

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-26-2014 01:10:56 | More by sd123
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nickleeye

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -21.7%

05-22-2014 11:54:20 | More by nickleeye
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-19-2014 14:56:13 | More by Shandycan
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The_Craft_Deviant_Rob

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.7%

05-18-2014 18:42:41 | More by The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
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portmand1ngo

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-12-2014 02:55:56 | More by portmand1ngo
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staaaaalin

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-12-2014 02:02:26 | More by staaaaalin
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nyyfanatic213

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-11-2014 00:49:27 | More by nyyfanatic213
Helios (V Saison) from Victory Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 877 ratings.