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Turbodog - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,104 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2104
Reviews: 944
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%


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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Butzen

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3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Turbodog scores big points for squeezing deep, roasted chocolaty flavors into a beer with an exceptional quaffability.

What we are talking about here is a dark, clear, bordering-on-crimson brown ale with a lacy, Dockers-colored head. It’s a beautiful-looking beer, though the head could be a bit thicker. The aroma is a bit subdued, but cherries, dark wood, noble hops and milk chocolate poke through the clouds at one’s nose. The flavor hits with fleeting notes of brown bread (Outback Steakhouse-style) and cocoa, with a bit of a coffee aftertaste. There is a nice little snap to Turbo (a combo of hops, roasted grains and carbonation), and it starts sweet but finishes dry, beckoning one back to the glass for another sip.

(Read the full review at http://vittlesandbrews.blogspot.com)

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2011 16:16:07 | More by Butzen
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Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,104 ratings.