kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2009
Date: October 20, 2005
Appearance: clear light amber
Aroma: light sweet malt aroma with a touch of hops
Flavor: light hop flavor on a dry malt base, light bitter finish, plain, too much bitterness for the malt
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Name: Restoration Pale Ale
Date: February 23, 2009
Source: Riverside, Chattanooga
Appearance: hazy orange, fine off white head with sudsy edges, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: dry pale malt aroma, lots of floral hops
Flavor: well balanced flavor, lots of floral and earthy hops keeps the malt pretty dry
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
daknole (10785) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 12, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, thanks Deepsouth!! Pours a slightly cloudy yellow color with a medium white head. Aroma is of malts,hops and something funky. Flavor is a tad better than the aroma. Malty and hops are present...no complexity but as with most Abita beers I find it prett smooth.
hopdog (10731) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2006
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle shared courtesy of DenverLogan. Poured a medium golden color with an averaged sized white head. I really didnít get too much our of the aromas and tastes. Some cardboard, maybe some malts and citrus. Thin body.
Dogbrick (10714) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask version at Winking Lizardís 6th Annual Real Ale Fest (03/22/14): Hazy golden color with a thin white head that dissipates quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing. Aroma of hops, citrus and malt. Light-bodied and creamy with flavors of grassy hops, bready malt and fruit. The finish is mildly bitter with a short fruit hops aftertaste. Average overall.
crossovert (10681) - Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Drank alongside gumbo. It has a cough medicine taste but alsoa smooth orangey flavor that goes with shellfish.
DSG (10542) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 28, 2007
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2012 Re-rate 10/7/12: Bottle. Beer of the month club. Clear deep golden with a medium white head. Pleasant floral and citric hops aroma with a bit of bready and slightly biscuity malt. Flavor has light malt sweetness and crisp floral/citric hops bitterness. Light-medium-bodied. A nice one. It seems I like it better than I did 5 years ago. 7/3/7/3/14=3.4
Bottle sample at a tasting. Hazy golden color with a white head. Aroma of floral hops, a bit of malt and a bit of citrus. Flavor of sweet malt, a bit fruity, with a mild and quite weak dry finish with hops and a bit of citrus. Body is too light. Rather boring. 6/3/5/2/11=2.7
hopscotch (10522) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 11, 2006
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle... Clear, light golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. Sublte nose; almost nondeScript. The flavor is perfectly balanced, but uninspiring. I can only pick up some tanginess up front, followed closely by a laid-back bitterness. Fairly thin on the palate. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and adequate carbonation. Medium length, almost tart, then dry finish.
shrubber85 (9946) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 13, 2006
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Barley malt aroma - slight sweetness. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet barley malt flavor with light hops finish. Okay - better than most other Abita beers Iíve tried lately.
rosenbergh (9678) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at the Abita Brewpub, Abita Springs, LA.
Clear pale golden colour with a small white head.
Sweet fruity hops and mild sweet malt in a very balanced aroma.
Mild sweet hops and caramel malt in an incredibly well balanced flavour.
Tasty and very drinkable.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2011
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
12oz bottle from the Party Sampler variety 12-pack. Thin white head, nice hazyish dark orange color. Not much strength in the aroma, tastes sort of watered down, although this does make it quite refreshing and drinkable. Mild hops, almost a yeasty lagery taste. Carbonation is a bit too soft. If this does have character, itís too shy to be noticed.