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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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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +9%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

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

3.75/5  rDev +9%

12-29-2013 13:49:50 | More by rudabegga9
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +16.3%

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Mississippi

3/5  rDev -12.8%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev +9%

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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -27.3%

12-16-2013 00:07:34 | More by jonaspb
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.45/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from Bert's
Pours a slightly hazy light golden color with a decent sized white head and minimal lace. Aromas of pine and grapefruit are evident as soon as I pry off the cap. Bready caramel malt with a hint of sulfur provides a base for the aroma. The flavor is bready caramel with lots of light juicy fruits. Hop flavors are rather mute with a light level of hop bitterness. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. Smells like there might be some hops, but they must have turned to fruit. Easy drinking mild pale ale that I could easily session if I weren't always looking for more hops.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 02:15:43 | More by johnnnniee
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New York

2/5  rDev -41.9%

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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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Florida

3/5  rDev -12.8%

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Florida

3/5  rDev -12.8%

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Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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