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RATINGS: 568   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Fleur-de-lis Restoration Ale is made with English Pale, Lager, Crystal and Cara Pils malted barley. We liberally hopped and dry hopped our Ale with American Cascade and Centennial hops and fermented it with California Ale yeast. The result is a brilliant gold ale with a rich body, mild bitterness and a snappy fresh citrus hop flavor and aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2006
Bottle from Slob. Thanks! Itís a little sad when the city (Houston) that took a great portion of Katrina refugees into her care canít get this beer. Itís even more sad when I, as a Houstonian, have to trade with someone in MARYLAND (no offense to Maryland residents) to get this beer. Iím not asking for a poster proclaiming our (Houstonians) generosity, but címon. We should be able to buy this beer. [/SOAPBOX] Pours a deep amber. Aroma is dull hops and a touch of Cajun swampwater. Flavor is a cinammony hops; very reminiscent of an ale that should be partaken during the Christmas holidays. Medium mouthfeel. A session beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Juelze (1141) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 5, 2006
Pours an amber color. Aroma is nice floral hops with some citrus. Taste is citrus hops with a nice caramel backbone. Easy drinking ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 21, 2006
12 oz. bottle, from Holiday Wine Cellar. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber, with little to no head, even with a vigorous pour. Sweet fruity and toasty malts, orange juice, apricot, light honey notes and clover with floral hoppiness. Somewhat sweet toasty malt flavor, floral and vegetal notes along with a bitter herbal hop finish. Light to medium body and tingly carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
emacgee (4457) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 16, 2006
Pours an amber ale with a generous tan head. Very fruity, floral hops. Tastes slightly bitter, but not to the point of an IPA. Laces well. Has about the maximum hops I can enjoy. Bitter, but not to the point of extreme. Nice finish. A good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brentfeesh (1208) - Mansfield, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2006
First Abita beer Iíve had in a long time. Pours light orange with a bit of haze and no head. Light fruit in the aroma (berry like) with a hint of grain. Very light flavor with easy grain flavors and hints of the berry you note in the aroma. Some kind of grassiness also. Seems like more of a lager than an aleÖ.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blackbarrel (116) - new york, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2006
Bottle. light amber color. smallish head with minimal lacing. sharp carbonation. very little aroma. Taste: light, hoppy, raspberries. crisp and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kimcgolf (872) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - SEP 5, 2006
This was an odd beer, but one that I actually enjoyed. Poured to a golden color with minimal head, and had no distinct aroma or flavor that I could identify. On the other hand, there was nothing I disliked abvout this beer. It is one of the first Iíve rated that was just a good drinking beer, with little distinguishing features...neither good nor bad. This would make a good session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2679) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - AUG 19, 2006
Pleasing lemony hop aroma, lightly soapy, weak bready malts. Off gold with minimal head and carbonation. A spike of hop flavors up front doesnít do much, quickly rounding into a vague, blandish sweetness. Finish begins as a tingle of carbonation, a light dab of hops and then nothing at all. Overally pretty flavorless.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - AUG 18, 2006
Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Very light spotty lacing. Has a grassy hop aroma. Flavor is mild citrus hop but the bitterness really comes through. Light to medium body. Not bad. Worth a try.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2006
(Best by JAN/02007) Light, crisp, refrshing, and drinkable. Nice and dry for a hot day.

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