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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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This traditional American Pale Ale is a combination of the finest Midwestern malts and American Hops, creating a refreshingly crisp, citrusy, and slightly bitter taste. Named for the Greek sun god, Helios Pale Ale is a great choice for those who like a lot of personality and individuality in their beer. Helios was given its name to reflect Uplandís commitment to environmental sustainability, specifically the installation of ten solar water tube panels on the roof of the brewery, which have dramatically reduced the amount of natural gas used to heat water in the brewhouse.

DonKi11uminati's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonKi11uminati (80) - , Indiana, USA - FEB 25, 2010
Decent beer. The flavor and aroma are crisp, slightly hoppy and very clean. A bit metallic and a little bit of skunk present. A good amount of carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (3553) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 2, 2014
bottle. deep golden with one finger head. very bland pale ale. i can smell the hops more than taste them. slight metallic off flavors.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hartung32 (250) - Indiana, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Very solid Pale Ale. Nothing stands out as exceptional though. Smells better than it tastes but it does have almost everything you'd want in a Pale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
miyauchi38 (508) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2014
ペールエール & 全く美味しく&

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jefcon (1451) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2014
I really liked this IPA. Clean and crisp, with aggressive citrus hopping. Lots of length, good flavor, and a rich finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmoreau (2724) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2014
12 oz. bottle poured to a Czech-pils glass, displaying a lightly hazed, orangey gold color, with a fairly persistent, frothy layer of soft white head foam, and wavy lacing that turned web-like as the liquid decreased. The nose was some peach, orange rind, a bit of sweet grain, with sideline notes of foliage & woody stalks, and a bit of plastic. The taste highlighted citrus & pit fruit, with a lingering, citrusy & earthy bitterness, light to medium body, fairly active carbonation, and a bit of dryness to the finish. Nice enough Pale, but didnít exactly pop for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
574deadzone (1136) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Pours a hazy bronze-gold with a fluffy, rocky eggshell head that settles quickly and leaves some soapy, stringy lace. Nose involves sweet grain, some pine, spicy hops, and peach notes. Fairly sweet, decently bitter. Medium bodied, oily, toasty, finishing toward dry. A decent pale ale, snappy and quenching.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (3541) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Draft pour at whole foods. Clear orange with no head. Fruity citrus and candy aroma. Apricot lemon and tropical tastes. A little flat but good flavor. Pretty tasty overall

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sudomorph (783) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a clear, lighter orange with a half finger, off white head that laces. Aroma is bright. A blend of new and old hops. Citrus, hop spice, grapefruit, and maybe a bit of pine. Taste is balanced. Mild citrus, resin and pine blended with more traditional, spicy and earthy hops. Short finish. Medium body and carbonation. Clean in the mouth with a semi dry finish. Overall a very refreshing brew. A bit more of a traditional taste. A good everyone beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndyReynolds (1011) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Having at the Indiana Brewerís Cup. This has me worried for my entry as it won beer of the show last year!? What.The.Fuck? Not Uplandís best beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Floback (531) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Six-pack from Big Red Liquor. Pours a hazy orange body with an inch of fluffy white head that retains well. Very subtle aroma of citrus and pine. The flavor continues along a mild hop presence, spruce, lightly floral. Medium body and soft-medium carbonation. Just a tad flat, in my opinion. Not bad, but this is a fairly generic pale ale.

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