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Restoration Pale Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

Restoration Pale AleRestoration Pale Ale

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Ratings: 564
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.49%


Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Restoration Pale Ale is made with Pale, Lager, Crystal and Cara Pils malted barley. It is liberally hopped and dry hopped with American Cascade and fermented with California Ale yeast. The end result is a brilliant gold ale with a rich body, mild bitterness and a snappy fresh citrus hop flavor and aroma.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 02-25-2008)
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.55/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 ounce pint - $5.75 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Arrived at the table a light copper body with a good, filtered clarity and sporting a thin, somewhat fizzy-looking, white head. Very thin lacing on the way down.

Smell: Not a particularly potent nose, but notes of mildly bready malts, dried leaves, and lemon peels are present. Also, a bit of additional fruitiness perks up as it begins to warm, though, like the other scents, it's a tad light.

Taste: Light bready malt character and hint of grain with a small amount of caramel candy sweetness. Leafy, citrusy hops with a touch of lemon oil. Medium bitterness. The tastes of leaves and lemon dominate the latter half. Finishes dry, relatively crisp, and clean with just a bit of lingering bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium-plus carbonation.

Drinkability: A very simple, though light and easily drinkable beer that would pair with a wide range of food due to it's relative lightness -- let's just leave it at that.

Serving type: on-tap

02-16-2010 23:11:02 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 564 ratings.