Restoration Pale Ale | Abita Brewing Co.

Restoration Pale AleRestoration Pale Ale
761 Ratings
Restoration Pale AleRestoration Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

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

Added by WVbeergeek on 02-25-2008

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3.74/5  rDev +8.7%
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.

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Two fingers of head, with an almost completely clear medium straw colored body. Looks good.
Mild smell. Pick up some pine, grapefruit and honey though. What's there is nice.
Taste is a nice balance of malt and mild bitterness. The malt maintains a low sweet profile.
Medium texture with moderate carbonation. Fits the bill.
A good pale ale that lets something other than the hops shine.

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3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a light brassy hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a mild caramel malt and soft grassy hop.

The taste consisted of some caramel sweetness, lightly tasted bread coupled with an earthy leafy hop.

The mouthfeel was round and smooth.

Overall a decent pale ale. Nothing offensive, yet nothing too remarkable either.

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Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 761 ratings
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