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Turbodog - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,419 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,419
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 64
Gots: 150 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

deapokid, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

pavpav12, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

mnsdg, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

PhatAtUT, Dec 03, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

bigred89, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

RyanGoodman, Dec 02, 2011
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

fuzzcherry, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

One4thRoad, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

ahq514, Nov 30, 2011
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3.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: black with shades of dark red... gorgeous bright red bottom when held to the light... awesome head, 2 finger, tan, fluffy and assymetric...retains pretty well, doesn’t stick much to the glass... 4.5

S: malts and cherry..sweet toffee... some chocolate/vanilla mixed undertone... 3.5

T: strong malt character.. toffee and slight chocolate... a little cherry, rasperry, currant...pretty mild aftertaste, but pleasant... 4.0

MF: smooth and balanced, not much more to say. 4.0

O: a nice session beer... my first Abita, i was impressed. I’d much rather spend a little more and get the similar (in my opinion) Unibroue Tres Pistoles from the same corner store... 4.0

LeoPanna, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +37%

Dizbro21, Nov 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Trancelogix, Nov 29, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

InspectorBob, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

RedJim, Nov 28, 2011
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

jk3, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

SarahTheAbsurd, Nov 26, 2011
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

ChrisPro, Nov 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

touchmeimsac, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

columbiankramer, Nov 25, 2011
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chapcat, Nov 24, 2011
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4.22/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a 12 oz bottle, poured into a pint glass. Poured a dark brown color, mild amount of head, average retention and a small amount of lacing. The aroma is sweet toffee, toasted malt. The taste is medium body, sweet toffee and some chocolate. There is a bitter hop finish. Overall this is an excellent English Brown from a very good craft brewery. Great session beer- One of the classic Micro-Brews.

GossageBrewery, Nov 24, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

mdillon86, Nov 24, 2011
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3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Grabbed this while on vacation in Puerto Rico. No freshness date notched on the bottle.

Nice smell of molasses and roasty malts to greet you up front. Taste is a decent mixture of these flavors with some hops at the end for good measure. Mild sweetness midway through; finishes mildly dry with some pleasant lingering bitterness and a touch of warmth. Rich, full body sells the experience nicely.

A solid brew overall.

brystmar, Nov 23, 2011
Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,419 ratings.