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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DrSilverworm (9102) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2011
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, it’s too shy to be noticed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9046) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2012
2012-03-16. Crisp orange body with a small beige head. Mild aroma, light leafy earthy hops. 6+ Flavour is similar, light leafy earthy hops and mild resin, modest bitterness throughout. 6+ Average bodied palate. Decent but milder than my preference. Six pack from a convenience store enjoyed by the hotel pool, NOLA

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2007
Pale golden beer, quite hazy with a thin white head. Aroma is quite wheaty, light orange peel with some light berryish fruitiness in back. There is also some sweet nuttiness that is a bit surprising is such a pale beer. Flavour is a bit butterscotchy which is probably where the nutty aroma is coming from. Watery palate and moderate bitterness iwth a lingering orange peel/diacetyl flavour. It’s a pretty boring brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (8902) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange gold with a white that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has very musty pine and citrus note with some sweet grains and a hint of toffee. Flavor has musty grain and pine with a hint of sweet grain and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8801) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 26, 2006
Perfectly clear amber orange color, poured with a fine tall head in a pilsener flute. Slightly fruity and gummy wheat and grain nose. Lemon and soap scents primarily, but there’s some melon scents as well that are kind of nice. Moderately hoppy sweet fruit flavor, clean and crisp on the tongue, with some light grain and sugar flavor. Wet palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocLock (8798) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2006
Gold pour with 2-finger white head. Aroma was of heavy noble hops, citrus, some honey, malt, and fruit. Not a bad aroma. The flavor was a letdown after sniffing this one. I got some hopcit and slight fruit plus some phenols. Watery palate. Buying this one made me feel good, but drinking it did not.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MartinT (8736) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 19, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Poorly-defined sugary cereals dominate this underhopped Pale Ale, yielding a rather boring pint.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam surrounds the cloudy beige.
-Drinkability could be higher; this is sweetish for the style.
-In a blind tasting, I would not have billed this as a Pale Ale. The hops are that shy...
-There is little flavor nuance to speak of in here.

On tap at Acme Oyster Bar, New Orleans.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (8686) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAR 18, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2013 Bottle. Clear orange pour with a minimal white head. Nose is bready caramel malt. Palate is a bit light, carbonation is a bit low. Taste is bready malts with a hint of citrus. Just okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 19, 2007
Clear golden amber, moderate white head. Soft floral and fruity hop aroma, perhaps lychee. Perfectly balanced clean malts and mild aromatic hops-- nice for its simple drinkability. I actually thought this was an american pale ale rather than a golden/blond.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sebletitje (8116) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 6, 2009
pours golden, white head. Aroma of floral hops, pale malts, light yeasty presence, grainy and caramel. Taste of light malts, light notes of caramel, floral hops with some citrus notes, light biter finish. Still waiting to see anything groundbreaking coming from this brewery.

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