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Abita Turbodog is a dark brown ale brewed with Willamette hops and a combination of British pale, crystal and chocolate malts. This combination gives Turbodog its rich body and color and a sweet chocolate-toffee like flavor.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JFGrind (1848) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2002
Well retained head, slightly hopped, dark brown color. Excellent example of a Brown Ale. One thing I could not taste was the coffee flavors.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jpknight22 (171) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 2, 2002
Had to order this one... Who wouldnít sample a beer named Turbo Dog? This beer reminded me a lot of Negra Modelo in the respect that it pours like a much thicker, substancy beer but is actually very light for its color. I didnít get the chocolate/toffee vibe from this one, but it was enjoyable nonetheless.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GABeerMan (48) - HOSCHTON, Georgia, USA - AUG 25, 2002
Very dark. Slight chocolate aroma and taste.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ARMed (606) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2002
Unbelievably suprised. Very good beer. A must for all to try. Wonderful pour with a thick brown head. AS little smell of burnt caramel but fantastic taste. Smooth not sweet. Perfect with a nice porterhouse steak with a side of crab meat.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Allseeingeye (223) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 24, 2002
The best Iíve tried from Abita. Could use more body on the mouth feel. Nice dark color with a chocolat taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Panzuriel (1316) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2002
Black beer appearance, bitter flavor and thin texture. Mostly notable for the cool name. Goes well with salty snacks.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hennes (934) - Fountain, Michigan, USA - AUG 13, 2002
This is billed as a brown ale at the restaraunt where I had it on tap, but it is far more porter-like. Big dark chewy malts with cherry, chocolate, and maple syrup on close. Itís rich and sweet - reminds me of Mackesonís XXX stout - but with just enough bitter accent and almost enough body to hold up the sweetness.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
stoutosaurus (157) - Clinton, Mississippi, USA - AUG 10, 2002
Not great, but drinkable. The head was not half the size of the one in the picture, and it wasnít quite that dark. I had it on draft. Probably wonít do again, but not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SJP (483) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2002
Nice and bockish. Sweet malty flavors with a slightly thin, but still satisfying mouthfeel. This more than makes up for Abitaís other mediocre beers.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidoc (113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2002
A nice, somewhat light beer that goes down easy and tastes pretty good, too.


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