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Turbodog - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,292 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,292
Reviews: 960
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 59
Gots: 101 | 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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PreacherBrewer

Virginia

2.7/5  rDev -26%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a clear dark brown with decent light-tan head. Good lacing.

S - Not much to write about. Some faint coffee beans and a clean scent from the alcohol.

T - Faint coffee, earthy, nuty notes. Maltiness is almost corn syrupish. hops are boring and lack depth. It's like they are just there to tame the thick malt.

M - Carbonation is a little lacking and thin. On the light side of medium bodied.

O - A pretty lack-luster brew. Nothing about it makes me want to have another one. I've had it from the bottle and now on tap, and neither have been to my liking. I'm moving on.

Serving type: on-tap

02-04-2011 01:52:32 | More by PreacherBrewer
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Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,292 ratings.