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Restoration Pale Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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Restoration Pale AleRestoration Pale Ale

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614 Ratings
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Ratings: 614
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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District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

04-19-2013 01:31:35 | More by Chaney
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metter98

New York

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is crystal clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down, consistently leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of citrusy hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and has flavors of orange citrus along with a slight amount of bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is really easy to drink and would make for a good selection if someone wants some citrusy hop flavors without the associated bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2013 21:12:06 | More by metter98
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Delaware

4/5  rDev +16.3%

03-25-2013 20:45:41 | More by Dbot
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9%

03-24-2013 21:09:22 | More by fastrodney
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

03-24-2013 18:59:45 | More by tom91281
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beerme626

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

03-23-2013 23:47:51 | More by beerme626
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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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Kromes

Georgia

3.6/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A clear gold color with nice carbonation and a thick off white head that leaves lacing on the sides of the glass.

Toasted malt and a floral and grassy hop aroma.

The earthy and floral hop is dominant in the beer and the toasted malt provides a good balance. Sweet and just a little bit of citrus bitter from the hop. Medium bodied. The floral and lemony hop lingers in the finish.

A pretty decent pale ale here. A had it with some spicy food and it paired really well.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 20:04:26 | More by Kromes
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elBecko

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -12.8%

03-23-2013 19:41:03 | More by elBecko
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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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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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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

02-24-2013 01:20:29 | More by Gerred
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District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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

2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

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

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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

4/5  rDev +16.3%

01-29-2013 01:19:03 | More by lostinfla
Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 614 ratings.