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Turbo Shandy - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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79
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146 Ratings
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 20.12%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beejay on 06-26-2010)
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Erockss

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

06-11-2013 11:35:29 | More by Erockss
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LeRose

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

22 ounce bottle, poured into pint glass. 2013 vintage, did not note the date.

Aroma was lemony but not overly fresh, some faint malt in the background. Nothing overly enticing here.

Appearance - slightly cloudy golden cooler, a few bubbles but no real head. Some small bubbles appeared throughout the consumption.

Taste - very sweet, some lemon up front, a little acidity, but mostly sweet. The malt character wasn't really present either.

Mouthfeel - cloying sweetness and definitely coating. Bordering on syrupy. To me, lacking in carbonation. A strange aftertaste that is not bitter or citrusy - almost an oily character.

For me, this was a weak offering from Hoppin' Frog. I look for this style to be refreshing and lively, but this one was overly sweet and dead heavy. It didn't have the lemonade brightness I was looking for and the brew behind the flavor lacked character.

06-10-2013 16:03:04 | More by LeRose
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brewtus

Ohio

3/5  rDev -12.5%

06-04-2013 04:12:28 | More by brewtus
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weonfire

Illinois

3.33/5  rDev -2.9%

Purchased from Hoppin' Frog brewery on the day they were bottling Turbo Shady. Poured about 2 hours later. Almost impossible to have any fresher.

A - Light golden, slightly hazy, zero head, zero lacing, constant carbonation rising.

S - Lemonade, sugar, lots of citrus, lightly barley, light malt

T - lemon, sweet red wine, wheat, lots of citrus, light malt

M - med body, froth level is low, descent amount of carbonation

O - Good summer drink. Yes, technically its a 'beer' but this is really sweet - almost too sweet. Frothiness isn't there. I wouldnt say its on the level of Mike's Hard Lemonade tho. If your not on a boat in the summer warmth- I might avoid this.

06-03-2013 23:04:01 | More by weonfire
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DangerDawg

Ohio

3/5  rDev -12.5%

06-02-2013 02:39:18 | More by DangerDawg
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Danno48

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

06-01-2013 02:06:40 | More by Danno48
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mjw1200

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

06-01-2013 01:52:45 | More by mjw1200
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

05-19-2013 22:38:05 | More by HeyYoMar
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riemster

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

05-06-2013 07:17:09 | More by riemster
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

05-01-2013 18:42:58 | More by williamjbauer
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iabeerbaron

Iowa

3.14/5  rDev -8.5%

REVIEW

Style: Fruit beer, shandy

ABV: 7%

Purchased at: Woodman’s Market; Madison, WI.

Pour: Blonde pour with a medium white head.

Aroma: Lemon fruit scent, maybe some yeast notes as well.

Flavor: The sweet lemonade is there. I described it as very close to drinking a Squirt soda.

Ratebeer.com rating: 39/100

Beeradvocate.com rating: 79/100

Overall: C+

My recommendation: A hot day, this works well. The only drawback for me, not enough beer flavor and too sweet. A good 22 oz bottle to share with somebody.

04-29-2013 17:37:28 | More by iabeerbaron
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wembly13

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

04-27-2013 21:43:00 | More by wembly13
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Lanstrum

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

04-26-2013 00:32:03 | More by Lanstrum
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

04-24-2013 14:32:43 | More by JohnK17
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +2%

03-23-2013 22:28:41 | More by LJWalker
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BamfBacon

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

03-03-2013 23:58:09 | More by BamfBacon
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Seaba

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.5%

02-28-2013 14:43:43 | More by Seaba
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PHBoiler

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

02-21-2013 20:40:08 | More by PHBoiler
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BrownNut

Florida

2.86/5  rDev -16.6%

This was not good. It's not that it tasted bad, it's that it tasted wrong for a beer. It didn't taste like beer. It tasted like an artificially flavored children's soda pop, and a really overdone one at that. It was cloying and fake tasting. I gave it a couple tries but just couldn't motivate to keep on sipping. One sip and sniff was enough to know things weren't looking good. Another couple was enough to not want any more of it.

02-05-2013 17:22:00 | More by BrownNut
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crytion

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

01-29-2013 12:18:37 | More by crytion
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iemailjack

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2%

01-08-2013 03:40:44 | More by iemailjack
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CorneliusBunker

Illinois

3/5  rDev -12.5%

10-17-2012 05:18:01 | More by CorneliusBunker
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elcrawl

Oregon

4/5  rDev +16.6%

10-14-2012 18:36:21 | More by elcrawl
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bryang002

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

09-07-2012 20:31:32 | More by bryang002
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jdkoch

Ohio

4/5  rDev +16.6%

09-01-2012 17:54:17 | More by jdkoch
Turbo Shandy from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.