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Turbodog - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,276 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,276
Reviews: 960
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 57
Gots: 93 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Turbodog is a dark brown ale brewed with Willamette hops and a combination of pale, crystal and chocolate malts. This combination gives Turbodog its rich body and color and a sweet chocolate toffee-like flavor. Turbodog began as a specialty ale but has gained a huge loyal following and has become one of our flagship brews.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-02-2001)
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mreed91

Mississippi

4.09/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This is the best beer I have ever had. I heard great things about Turbodog, and went to my local market, which has a "Build your own 6-pack" thing for 9.99. I got a Turbodog, Purple Haze, couple Shock Tops, and a Cherry Chocolate beer. I refridgerated my Turbodog and angle/straight poured it into a 20 oz. mug. The head is incredible! Super retention, very foamy, bit of lacing. The smell was great, hints of chocolate malt, no cloying, bit of sweetness. It pours a very dark brown. I drank the first gulp...heaven. No over the top alcohol taste, despite it having a higher ABV than most beers. I felt no biting carbonation and the sweetness was not overpowering. I recommend Turbodog to everyone. A+!

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 19:14:00 | More by mreed91
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EricKelly386


3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-21-2014 00:05:08 | More by EricKelly386
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

07-20-2014 15:30:43 | More by John_Beeryman
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djaeon

California

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-19-2014 21:32:42 | More by djaeon
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BobbyDigitali

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-19-2014 20:12:55 | More by BobbyDigitali
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jw1581

Georgia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-19-2014 18:57:20 | More by jw1581
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drbenderdo

Michigan

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-19-2014 17:41:47 | More by drbenderdo
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-19-2014 05:54:33 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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mthomp081

Delaware

3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - brown ale, creamy head, patchy lacing, fairly dark brown

S - malts, red wine, there's a unique smell here that's almost like grape

T - sweet malt, mild hops, some roasted flavors, sweet toffee, very mild hops

M - very balanced on the palette, medium bodied

O - solid English Ale, really balanced balanced malt and hops and an interesting aroma like red wine which i find really nice.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 02:05:33 | More by mthomp081
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Vestlake

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-19-2014 00:20:54 | More by Vestlake
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Supplysidejesus


3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-18-2014 19:05:24 | More by Supplysidejesus
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Robyn

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-18-2014 13:14:46 | More by Robyn
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ty316

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

07-18-2014 01:50:02 | More by ty316
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rlpete


3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-17-2014 02:57:12 | More by rlpete
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noperative

Louisiana

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

07-16-2014 23:32:24 | More by noperative
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utopiajane

New York

3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark brown with a crimson hue when held to the light. It has a large creamy head of tan foam that falls slowly. The nose is mild. Some toasty malt with a nice sweetness on it and maybe some faint grass. Sweet milky chocolate creeps into the nose as it warms and there's a touch fo bread crust on the nose. Taste is gracefull and well done. It has a thin mouthfeel with a slight bite from carbonation. There's a fruity backnote and some hops balance it for a finish that is dry and has a faint touch of bitterness. The malt stays mild in this but enticing with some bread crust a bit of toffee and some light sweet chocolate.

Easy to drink and very pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2014 16:06:35 | More by utopiajane
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-16-2014 03:42:46 | More by Mebuzzard
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-16-2014 01:49:56 | More by capuchinpilates
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-16-2014 01:40:07 | More by Yeti1979
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_morandi_

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-15-2014 03:23:14 | More by _morandi_
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michael_148

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-15-2014 01:20:23 | More by michael_148
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

07-13-2014 23:30:17 | More by DrBier
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Ograd001

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-12-2014 11:19:36 | More by Ograd001
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MikesnoHSL

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-10-2014 12:25:36 | More by MikesnoHSL
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orion320

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-10-2014 03:27:45 | More by orion320
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Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,276 ratings.