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Restoration Pale Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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Restoration Pale AleRestoration Pale Ale

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601 Ratings
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Ratings: 601
Reviews: 222
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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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

03-13-2014 00:40:28 | More by Zetcha7x
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

03-12-2014 17:37:18 | More by CraigTravor
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JerseyHopHead

California

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-10-2014 02:28:58 | More by JerseyHopHead
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tbone64

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -12.8%

03-08-2014 14:01:15 | More by tbone64
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -12.8%

03-08-2014 10:03:32 | More by Karibourgeois
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Popadeaux

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

02-20-2014 20:23:29 | More by Popadeaux
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Brandegee

Michigan

3.16/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pour from bottle into Kuhnhenn IPA glass:
A: Clear pour with healthy cap of foam that quickly fades to a thin layer.
S: Very nice for an APA. Lots of grapefruit and spice.
T: Hops, hops, hops. Pine and grapefruit with a bitter finish.
M: Heavy carbonation with a slight hop syrup finish.
O: The bouquet promises more than the flavor delivers, which is probably the main problem with this Pale Ale, which is quite drinkable. The finish is a little too bitter for the style.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 03:22:17 | More by Brandegee
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bkeller04

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

02-10-2014 01:31:23 | More by bkeller04
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Justinbshelton

Alabama

4/5  rDev +16.3%

01-30-2014 22:18:16 | More by Justinbshelton
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benloho

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-29-2014 18:55:13 | More by benloho
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Matt2509

Ohio

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-27-2014 13:08:16 | More by Matt2509
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misscritta

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-24-2014 21:37:00 | More by misscritta
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get_bentley

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

01-22-2014 02:46:51 | More by get_bentley
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BrooklynPanch

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-21-2014 03:58:13 | More by BrooklynPanch
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-16-2014 00:01:55 | More by bigbeers84
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DCdevyl78

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

01-15-2014 23:29:26 | More by DCdevyl78
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Theogre83

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

01-08-2014 00:58:22 | More by Theogre83
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

01-07-2014 16:40:30 | More by Griffith
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ElijahRivera

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Reviewed based on tasting notes from a blind pale ale tasting.

12 oz. bottle inside a paper bag poured into a plastic tasting cup.

A- clear amber.

S- Some lemon in the nose.

T- Very nice balance between malts and hops.

M- Crisp, bitter finish.

O- Very clean, easy drinking, but not very interesting. Spot on for the style, but just a little lifeless in the intangible sense.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2014 03:08:54 | More by ElijahRivera
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Dizzy242

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

01-06-2014 01:18:10 | More by Dizzy242
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

01-03-2014 19:14:22 | More by LambicPentameter
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dorionray

Louisiana

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-01-2014 23:55:04 | More by dorionray
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lucasj82

Indiana

3/5  rDev -12.8%

12-31-2013 17:37:25 | More by lucasj82
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Mike_Moe

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: Golden orange color, lacy white head.
Aroma: Hoppy citrus aroma.
Flavor: Lightly hoppy with a citrus flavor up front, finishing somewhat spicy. It’s a full bodied beer with a smooth carbonation.
Overall: This is not a very hoppy pale ale. The flavor is that of citrus zest, which leaves the beer with the bitter taste of orange/lemon peels. Very smooth on the tongue, bitter citrus taste at the end.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 17:35:25 | More by Mike_Moe
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +9%

12-29-2013 13:49:50 | More by rudabegga9
Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 601 ratings.