Turbodog | Abita Brewing Co.

2,894 Ratings

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

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

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-02-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Abita Turbodog looks more like a porter in the glass than a brown ale. It is a dark brown ale, nearly opaque with a little maroon around the edges. A nice light tan head forms and leaves slippery foam in it's wake.

The aroma is of fresh chocolatey malt and dark toasted bread.

The flavor is on the sweet side, chock full of chocolate malt taste and a nutty caramel. There is a slight bitterness from the hops on the finish but overall this is a sweet beer. As is usual flavor develops more as it warms and more tones from the roasted malts come out.

Mouthfeel isrelatively light, smooth and moderatly carbonated.

A nice beer, a bit on the sweet side for me but I like the nutty chocolate character.

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Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
3.64 out of 5 based on 2,894 ratings.
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