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Turbodog - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,275 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,275
Reviews: 959
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 56
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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LeapintoBeer


3/5  rDev -17.8%

10-05-2012 20:39:03 | More by LeapintoBeer
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dclancy90


4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

10-05-2012 19:22:47 | More by dclancy90
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Johnhaley1989

North Dakota

2.25/5  rDev -38.4%

10-05-2012 19:08:09 | More by Johnhaley1989
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smonice

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

10-05-2012 00:53:04 | More by smonice
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -11%

10-02-2012 16:46:14 | More by Dolfan907
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Prestonlegal

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-29-2012 15:08:11 | More by Prestonlegal
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-28-2012 18:47:57 | More by Beeradelphia
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MisterE

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-27-2012 23:12:58 | More by MisterE
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-23-2012 19:03:10 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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6demonbag

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

09-23-2012 03:40:17 | More by 6demonbag
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Peter

New York

4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-22-2012 02:39:36 | More by Peter
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illini4x4


3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-21-2012 21:25:32 | More by illini4x4
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RWLawman

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-20-2012 03:13:05 | More by RWLawman
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jampcat9

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

09-19-2012 22:05:53 | More by jampcat9
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corneliustoad

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-19-2012 02:03:49 | More by corneliustoad
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mgironta

New Jersey

4.38/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This brew poured with a one finger off white head, which dissipated quickly and left no lacing on the glass. The body was a dark brown with moderate visible carbonation on it. The nose had notes of coffee (even Aly picked this up) and chocolate with a bit of roasted malts. The taste on the brew was almost exactly like the nose, except the coffee overwhelmed the other flavors a bit. The roasted malts and chocolate were detectable, but definitely took back seat to the coffee. The finish lingered with the coffee flavor. The body was moderately thin, decently carbonated and the alcohol was obviously on the lower end. As I sipped the beer, I may have gotten a hint of sweetness as well, but it was very difficult to detect. This was a very flavorful brown ale that I would definitely have again.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 23:18:01 | More by mgironta
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cde1218

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-15-2012 01:51:46 | More by cde1218
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-14-2012 02:14:54 | More by RichardMNixon
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freewill35

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-13-2012 23:27:55 | More by freewill35
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Aleforme

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -11%

09-13-2012 21:47:18 | More by Aleforme
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GFD400

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-13-2012 00:43:39 | More by GFD400
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Kornoms

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

09-12-2012 21:51:30 | More by Kornoms
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Drk93TT

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11%

09-12-2012 02:43:52 | More by Drk93TT
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tohe9384


4/5  rDev +9.6%

09-11-2012 23:44:45 | More by tohe9384
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DoubleJ

California

3.53/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Rosie McCann's in Santa Cruz, CA. On to the beer:

Wood polish brown mixed with orange and red hues. Good webbed lacing clings to the glass. The nose is nutty, offering up notes of toffee crisp too. And Turbodog's flavor is nutty as well. Nutty with a side of graininess, a kiss of hops, and a vague crispness. With a lighter medium body, this ends up as a respectable, working man's brown ale.

Serving type: on-tap

09-11-2012 04:52:21 | More by DoubleJ
Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,275 ratings.