Turbodog | Abita Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
82
good
2,894 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
Ratings:
2,894
Reviews:
1,019
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
13.74%
 
 
Wants:
111
Gots:
486
For Trade:
2
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on draft at Friscoe's Grille, Columbia, MD.

A- Nice deep brown ale, with a thin tan head.

S- A little scent of chocolate malt, sweet with a decent dry finish.

T- Sweet chocolaty malt, mild hop finish, reasonably well balanced.

M- Well carbonated, not overly effervescent, medium body, nice finish.

D- A good beer I became reaquainted with. It has been years since I tasted this beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A full beer with some bite. But it's the bite of something bitter, maybe the coating of an aspirin. ? The beer looks thick and frothy, like a mouth-full of sea foam. And the first time I had it was at a local bar here in town. My friend recommended it, so I tried it. And I liked it quite a bit. So I went back for more recently. But this time, it was coming in fresh, not following another beer. And this time, well, it stood up as a strong brown bitter beer, but maybe a bit overboard on the strong beer part.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A dark brown ale that has a good, mellow flavor. I might use this to deg-laze the pan when making a quality beef stew and then enjoy one with the same stew. I will have this again when the opportunity arises.

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