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Restoration Pale Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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Restoration Pale AleRestoration Pale Ale

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78
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662 Ratings
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Ratings: 662
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.53%
Wants: 7
Gots: 40 | 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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Ratings: 662 | Reviews: 231 | Display Reviews Only:
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1.5/5  rDev -56.4%

Supa43, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

juzh12, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

enelson, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

drbenderdo, Jul 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

noperative, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

Jbee, Jul 15, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It has been a long time since I have had this beer. I know that I liked this beer, but I honestly do not remember much about this beer. I know that I liked the taste to it, I also liked the smell to it as well. But other than that I do not remember much about it since it has been so long since I have had this beer.

jaredtp, Jul 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

neil2me, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

ChristianT, Jul 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

gritz147, Jul 12, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This pours with a radiant golden color and a dense thick white head. As with so many Anita beers the carbonation is intense and clings to the glass giving it a weaker appearance.

The nose is nice but light. Lemon zest, light malts, molasses, wheat and grain aromas are evident.

The flavor is good but not eventful. Light lemon, wheat, grain, tea leaves, even rice maybe but the flavors are too light to discern much.

The feel is very light and watery, a little dry but did I say watery?

It's better than some but falls short compared to so many Pale Ales out there.

KYGunner, Jul 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Zachior, Jul 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

Vonhinx, Jul 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

stript, Jul 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

Soterios, Jul 01, 2014
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Musineer, Jul 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Brockpellegrin, Jul 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Drk93TT, Jun 30, 2014
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3.63/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy golden orange with a 1/2 inch head that dissipates relatively quickly. Not much lacing is left along the glass as you finish it. The smell has a mild hoppiness with hints of citrus fruit cutting through. This beer kinda sneaks up on you. First few sips just seemed like a watered-down pale ale, but then I started to notice a subtle mango and honey in the taste. It's actually a very delicious beer -- perfect for a hot day outside in the summer when you want a beer with just a little bit of a kick to it.

oldirtycaffrey, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

ChrisFurlowLSU, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

atlbravsrno1, Jun 25, 2014
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1/5  rDev -70.9%

CUbeerfan, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

Wayne17, Jun 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

nmann08, Jun 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Beer4Mike, Jun 07, 2014
Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 662 ratings.