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25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog - Abita Brewing Co.

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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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beeragent

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3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass from a bomber.

A - Pours a medium brown with ruby highlights. Fluffy mocha sodapop like head that fades quickly. Not much in the way of lacing.

S - Very sweet malt aroma with a noticeable alcohol presence. A more nutty aroma develops as the beer warms.

T - Light nutty flavor with a hint of caramel, maybe some toffee, and some light vanilla to finish it off. The vanilla is very faint at first but comes out a bit more once the beer warms up.

M - Medium bodied, but a little thin for the style IMO. Medium carbonation and very smooth and clean.

D - Not a bad beer and definitely different than just another brown ale. Unique flavor but the body could use a little boost. Again, this beer is much better once it warms up a bit.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2011 01:49:17 | More by beeragent
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25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 525 ratings.