Turbodog | Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
50.9%
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3.66 w/ 2,898 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States
abita.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,417
Reviews:
1,020
Ratings:
2,898
Liked:
1,474
Avg:
3.66/5
pDev:
13.66%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
112
Gots:
487
Trade:
2
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Have had many times before. Just bought a variety pack as it was on-sale at my local distributor. Poured into a standard pint glass for review:

Pours what seems to be a solid brown in color with nice little off-white head. Quite rocky to begin, then settles down to a thin foam layer. When held to the light, the beer appears clear with very nice carbonation and amber/ruby highlights.

Smells of faint chocolate malts with a little spice or pepper likely from the hops. A faint roast aroma is also evident. Most of the aroma is held in check though.

A good mingle of crystal and chocolate malts. A nice little burnt character from the roast. Nothing pops out but it's nice and evenly balanced. Out of left field comes a surprising entrance of some fruity notes - don't blink: you might miss it.

M: Finishes dry with a nice accent on the malts. Even feel with a low bitterness but with a slight hop bite at the end.

O: One of my favs that reminds me easily of New Orleans and hot weather and bar hopping in the French Quarter. This is a nice solid beer that I turn to whenever it's on tap. Not overdone in any one realm, it's beautifully balanced.

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Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 50.9% out of 100 with 2,898 ratings
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