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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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524 Ratings
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Ratings: 524
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.13%
Wants: 12
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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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

08-01-2013 02:26:01 | More by Waveoff
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Minn_Joe

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -18.5%

07-30-2013 06:25:23 | More by Minn_Joe
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-28-2013 17:17:55 | More by OgreSanchez
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Mississippi

3/5  rDev -18.5%

07-20-2013 20:05:11 | More by BlueMoon10
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Michigan

3.08/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Very dark brown color, and a head forms on top for a time. Carbonation bubbles are very active on the pour, but settle down fairly quickly.

S: Yep, this one is oxidized. Dark fruit aroma and nothing else.

T: Dark fruit oxidization flavors and a hint of paper. Unsurprisingly, therr is no trace of vanilla.

M: Standard feel for a beer of this percentage. Slightly low on the bubbles maybe.

O: Clearly this beer did not hold up to aging. I'm sure it was decent fresh, but but fresh this was not.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 04:13:56 | More by CMUbrew
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-16-2013 21:43:58 | More by megamass
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Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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Missouri

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Mahogany brown, nearly black and impenetrable to light. Just a wisp of foam. Just a hint of dark malt on the nose. Honestly there's not much aroma here. Caught a hint of vanilla on some later attempts. Dark malt on the forefront and a quick follow up of some vanilla in the aftertaste.

Serving type: on-tap

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California

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3.76/5  rDev +2.2%
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Poured from 22oz bomber into a snifter with a nice 2 in mocha colored head that subsided rather quickly. The beer is a rather dark brown and there appears to be yeast sediment (bottled conditioned beer?) Aroma was a bit of vanilla and caramel but not too strong. Mouth feel is pretty thin, this has been slightly oxidized it seems. Taste is good Nice roasted malt flavor with some chocolate flavor and vanilla undertone, not too sweet. Overall a tasty beer but nothing to write home about. It works good as a dessert beer

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25th Anniversary Vanilla Doubledog from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 524 ratings.