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Restoration Pale Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

Restoration Pale AleRestoration Pale Ale

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Ratings: 563
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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beerphan

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle -> tulip

Pours a pale orange with some golden highlights. A small white head settles quickly to a puddle of suds. Random splotches of lace. Carbonation appears slight.

Nose: Grass along with some citrus.

Medium to full body. Light bready maltiness is quickly overcome by a medicinal bitterness and grassy semi-citric flavors. The bitterness is not offensive but more present then the touch of malt.

An average beer that I could drink all night and not be disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2011 00:57:43 | More by beerphan
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Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 563 ratings.