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Turbodog - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,105 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2105
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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IPhantom

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Presentation: Typical bottle poured into a pilsner glass. Freshness date listed as 5.9.09. Oh well.

Appearance: Dark and stormy with some appetizing translucence. Like a really badass root beer.

Smell: Slightly sweet and chocolatey, like somebody opening a Heath bar on the other side of the room. Points deducted because for the style and appearance, it's a bit underwhelming. Could have something to do with the drink-by date, though.

Taste: Malty on the front end, crisp and hoppy on the back. Better balanced than other factors would indicate. You expect the chocolate notes, but it sits surprisingly light in your mouth with some dried fruit flavors and a surprising amount of carbonation. Sessionability (?) yields bonus points here.



Notes: Much like the Jaguar S-Type--a British-style cruiser tuned for American tastes.

Serving type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2009 23:30:19 | More by IPhantom
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Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,105 ratings.