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Restoration Pale Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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Restoration Pale AleRestoration Pale Ale

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605 Ratings
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Ratings: 605
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.83%
Wants: 6
Gots: 24 | 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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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > ST 2xIPA Glass
A - Pours a really nice golden color, very clear, nice head just under a finger, not really stellar lacing, but big deal.
S - Fresh breads, floral hops, a hint of lemon peal, wheat, some grapefruit.
T - Up front is the yeast and wheat, and not wheat in the sense of a wit or wheat beer, but just a hint of it, you get the floral hops once that fades, and some citrus flavors as well. They're light on the palate, but refreshing.
M - A mild bitterness hangs around for a little, and some of that bready malt.
O - The sum of abita is decent beer for a good price. No they dont make world class stuff, but is it reliable and inexpensive? you bet. I could drink this beer year round as just something to drink.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2013 23:50:00 | More by Omnium
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estlinska

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-22-2013 20:07:14 | More by estlinska
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BGsWo22

New York

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

03-20-2013 23:00:41 | More by BGsWo22
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

03-19-2013 11:12:13 | More by grahamboudreaux
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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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Herky21

Iowa

3/5  rDev -12.8%

03-13-2013 13:55:06 | More by Herky21
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-09-2013 05:25:26 | More by TimoP
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

03-07-2013 19:26:37 | More by orangesol
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Dooleymon

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-04-2013 01:57:51 | More by Dooleymon
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ryser2k

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

02-25-2013 14:49:52 | More by ryser2k
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Gerred

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

02-24-2013 01:20:29 | More by Gerred
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squidrobot

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

02-15-2013 23:47:16 | More by squidrobot
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MNash

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

02-06-2013 17:12:01 | More by MNash
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archero

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

02-06-2013 06:24:01 | More by archero
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

02-03-2013 06:18:11 | More by kingmaker
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lostinfla

Florida

4/5  rDev +16.3%

01-29-2013 01:19:03 | More by lostinfla
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-28-2013 00:07:52 | More by FLBeerGuy
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-27-2013 01:44:47 | More by tbryan5
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phishbone23

New York

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

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

Florida

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-25-2013 10:14:07 | More by beernads
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-21-2013 15:47:20 | More by OriolesFan1008
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-18-2013 21:09:00 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Mojo

Alabama

3.73/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12ounce bottle -> World Market tulip glass

This one was a surprise. I have come to expect mediocrity from Abita and this one was a little above average. It pours up a deep gold/light amber with a nice one finger head. Retention is limited to a ring of foam and there is some lacing. The smell is very citrus and floral. Taste is pretty good. The hops are somewhat subdued but I get a lot of citrus. Orange, grapefruit , and aspirin. Mouthfeel is pleasant with no aftertaste. I'm glad to have had this one. I may not seek it out again, but I wouldn't refuse one if offered.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2013 00:44:23 | More by Mojo
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doctorb

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-12-2013 23:29:32 | More by doctorb
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-12-2013 08:14:33 | More by spycow
Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 605 ratings.