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Turbodog - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,473 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,473
Reviews: 963
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 67
Gots: 170 | 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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Photo of scratch69
3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I poured a bottle into a mug.

Appearance- Dark brown with two fingers of foamy tan head. Fair amount of lacing.

Smell- Mild toffee aroma with a hint of nuts.

Taste- Chocolate malt, toffee, and some nuttiness. Very light citrus hop finish.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with an average amount of carbonation.

Overall- A good session beer and a solid example of this style.

scratch69, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of 007deepsouth
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

007deepsouth, Feb 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

ambruns1979, Feb 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

shelby415, Feb 21, 2013
Photo of IsaacCraft
4.21/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thoroughly enjoyed this beer. I tasted like all the things I enjoy about IPA's without the crazy bitterness. The taste had hints of chocolate and toffee which makes it ideal for a dessert beer. I'll probably buy a six pack of this to enjoy after meals in the very near future.

IsaacCraft, Feb 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

ThomWade, Feb 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

ohiobeer29, Feb 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

jkn09, Feb 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

ucfalum08, Feb 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

BamfBacon, Feb 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

TonyY, Feb 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

DrunkenMonk, Feb 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

MikeF11, Feb 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Zkman87, Feb 17, 2013
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5/5  rDev +37%

markallmon, Feb 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Selderkin, Feb 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

hockeyfighter19, Feb 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

squidrobot, Feb 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

CrispyFL, Feb 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

comfortablynirm, Feb 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

juniorforce, Feb 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

JmillX45, Feb 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

djrn2, Feb 12, 2013
Photo of deebo
3.89/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A bottle with a BB date of 1/15/13 poured into a pint glass. Appearance is just slightly hazy with a dark brown color and a substantial clingy pillowy light tan head.

Aromas of chocolatey malt with some nuttiness. Some sweet molasses as well. Taste is moderately toffee sweet, fairly dry in the finish with just the slightish bit of astringency. Medium/light bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall this one is easy to drink with somewhat simple but nice flavor.

deebo, Feb 12, 2013
Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,473 ratings.