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Restoration Pale Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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Restoration Pale AleRestoration Pale Ale

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613 Ratings
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Ratings: 613
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.83%
Wants: 6
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
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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Rdel444

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +45.3%

08-03-2012 14:25:04 | More by Rdel444
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jonathaniler

Florida

5/5  rDev +45.3%

10-13-2012 01:17:05 | More by jonathaniler
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wyatt

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +45.3%

11-14-2011 17:40:47 | More by wyatt
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StoutishDan

Georgia

5/5  rDev +45.3%

01-19-2012 15:43:40 | More by StoutishDan
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SlipperySean

Florida

5/5  rDev +45.3%

11-16-2011 23:14:41 | More by SlipperySean
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Tbn2

New York

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.

Cheers...

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2008 23:53:32 | More by Tbn2
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markallmon

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +38.1%

03-16-2013 21:35:57 | More by markallmon
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Mnewcomer1219

Oklahoma

4.75/5  rDev +38.1%

05-10-2012 04:49:38 | More by Mnewcomer1219
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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +38.1%

11-05-2013 22:07:14 | More by ChicagoShakeAndBake26
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

01-31-2012 00:51:09 | More by HollandTunnels
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

01-15-2014 23:29:26 | More by DCdevyl78
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4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

01-25-2013 15:04:44 | More by phishbone23
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klesniew

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

03-23-2013 21:05:54 | More by klesniew
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4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

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jerryjeff

Tennessee

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
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

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Arizona

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Ontario (Canada)

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New York

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

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Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 613 ratings.