Restoration Pale Ale | Abita Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States
abita.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
761
Reviews:
238
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
14.04%
 
 
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11
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Pint glass on tap at the New Orleans Hilton Airport.

Hazy golden colour with a thin white head leaving lacing down the sides.

Piney herbal hops in the nose.

Same thing on the palate. Long lasting after taste.

A little thin and could use some malt backbone. Decent and worth a try

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear orange/gold pour with a thick white one-finger head and lots of carbonation. Aroma has bit of lemon and floral hops. Taste has a mildly bitter grapefruit flavor upfront that is quickly balanced out by grainy and bready malt. Finishes crisp with a lingering piney hop flavor.

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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.

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Restoration Pale Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
3.42 out of 5 based on 761 ratings.
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