Restoration Pale Ale - Abita Brewing Co.
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4.97/5 rDev +44.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Poured from bottle to pint glass
A-Pours a vibrant gold/dark yellow with a white head that doesn't lace as much as I would like it to. The look of this beer just makes me want to drink it.
S-Lots of citrus/fruity aromas hit you first. A smooth and complex malty smell is a little lighter. Not to sure of all the grains in this, but the smell makes me want to take a drink.
T/M-Excellent! A mix of pale malt and citrus fruit flavors tickles my tongue. As the beer finishes, the hops take over with a nice pine flavor that gives the beer a great pale finish. The body is just perfect and the carbonation is spot on.
This is one of the better beers I have ever had. The only complaint I have, and this is being picky, is the head doesn't lace as much as I would like it. This beer looks, smells, and tastes good. Pick it up, you won't be disappointed.
Serving type: bottle
07-17-2008 23:53:32 | More by Tbn2
4.28/5 rDev +24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Aroma - Nice and hoppy, there's a nice floral almost berry like scent off the top.
Mouthfeel - Some slight body, with a nice level of carbonation. A bit less than most pale ales. Just enough to seem refreshing.
Appearance - Copperish, straw color. Poured to slight head, quickly dissipated.
Taste - Nice initial hit of somewhat berrylike sweetness, when hits the back of mouth get the bitterness from the hops. Just enough to drive home the flavor, I like this for a pale ale. Hoppy but not overpowering.
Drinkability - Rather, I could get a number of these down and have a couple of times. One of my favorite pale ales undoubtedly.
Overall - I think this is a rather drinkable pale ale with enough hoppiness to entice. I really like it...
Serving type: bottle
11-08-2010 01:05:13 | More by jerryjeff
Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 614 ratings.