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Turbodog | Abita Brewing Co.

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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: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Deep and dark brown color with two fingers of light tan head.

Smells of roasted malt, chocolate and caramel.

Watery taste at first, quickly moves to a nutty, roasted malt, balanced with a touch of bitterness which finishes it off.

Medium body, low carbonation.

Excellent drink.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This is a great go-to beer if you should find yourself in the beer hell of Bourbon Street. It pours a dark tar color; the head is thin and quick to dissipate. There is minimal lacing.

The nose detects a few bits of caramel as the palate attempts to draw out a few scraps of chocolate, burnt toast and molasses; there is a subtle hoppy fade - Willamette, I believe.

Turbodog has a plaeasant, if sweet, mouthfeel to it; the light body being airy and over carbonated.

Still, it is a nice quaff for anyone subject to the swampy Louisiana summers.

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Turbodog from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 2,903 ratings
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