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25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog - Abita Brewing Co.

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25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog

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525 Ratings
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Ratings: 525
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 13
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Turbodog is the inspiration for this robust dark ale. It is brewed with generous amounts of pale, caramel, and chocolate malts and Willamette hops. Whole natural vanilla beans are added during the aging process.This combination provides a rich body and color with chocolate, vanilla and toffee-like flavor.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 09-14-2011)
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DrinkSlurm

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3.95/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into tulip.
Pours a very dark brown, but has an amber hue when held up to th elight. Nice thick off-white head, with good lacing.
Smells of vanilla roasted malts. Taste is again, roasted vanilla malts, hints of toasty chocolate and slight bitter. Mouthfeel is a bit more carbonated than I like, but still pretty good. I was always intrigued with this brew because I really like vanilla anything, plus it was only $5 for the bomber. So for $5, this is a great brew. It lacks any real complexity and doesnt really compare to other Strong Ales, but on its own, its very drinkable and tasty. For $5, pick one up...well worth the price.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2012 21:54:19 | More by DrinkSlurm
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25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 525 ratings.