Helios (V Saison) | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Helios  (V Saison)Helios  (V Saison)
BA SCORE
3.83/5
1,093 Ratings
Helios  (V Saison)Helios  (V Saison)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Repackaging of V Saison

Added by ClockworkOrange on 02-06-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,448
Reviews:
453
Ratings:
1,093
pDev:
12.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
112
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,093 |  Reviews: 453
Photo of Brew_42
3.47/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours golden with a bit of haze. Big white head.

Smells citrusy. Lemon and orange up front.

Tastes- Mainly citrusy. Lemon and orange. A little but of spice but less than most saisons I have had.

Mouthfeel-Crisp and carbonated.

Overall- A very nice beer. I like a little more balance between spice and citrus in saisons whereas this beer seems pretty tilted towards the citrus but still a pretty enjoyable beer and at a great price.

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Photo of BigJim5021
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of kell50
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of boyessen
3/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of jucifer1818
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of trancourt
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of jlwells5
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of seanchai
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Photo of dubdrop
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of BeerMe42
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of Rwalford74
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Photo of Smurf2055
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of WynnO
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of montrealbcr89
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of ElijahRivera
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of wonothesane42
4.39/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zmusselman
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of Chico1985
3.92/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thanks to Kevin for sharing.

Slow gusher. Pour is very pale orange with some dusty sediment floating about. White head shrinks to a full cap, good retention and some lace.

Scent has a nice mix of fruits, yeast and farm.

Taste is better, nice plethora of fruits (grapefruit, citrus, lemon lime), light brett+farm, hop bitterness, bread, spice/pepper, earthiness. Slight medicinal qualities but otherwise quite good.

Mouthfeel is very light and spritzy with lots of foamy carbonation. Some alcohol warmth, a bit of a sipper.

The flavor is a bit sharp/medicinal for my tastes but a good complex flavor, great price as well.

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Photo of Lurkerson
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Barnsley
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of bruindre
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of MatthewPlus
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Mycryan
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Hazy pale golden yellow, head that fizzles down and retains in a ring on the inside of the glass

S: Saison style, floral aroma, lots of citrus, lemon, orange, coriander, yeast

M+B: Feels great on the palate, carbonated well... good balance but still drinkable

You can taste the 7.5% in this Saison summer style ale... lingering alcohol finish, but quite not as noticeable upfront with the other omplex bright flavors present

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Photo of TonyY
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Helios (V Saison) from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 1,093 ratings
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