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RATINGS: 1559   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
omnivore (270) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 30, 2003
Nice and dark color with a good head. Pungent and sweet aroma. Tasted malty and unassuming. Not complex, almost a little flat (in the flavor, not carbonation). Burnt finish with hoppy leave.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 29, 2003
Pours with a dark brown/black body topped by a medium thick tan head with a good amount of lace. Weak malty aroma with a slight smokiness. Not much of a nose to this beer. Slighty smokey/roasted malt flavor with a hint of coffee and hops and a touch of sweetness. medium to full bodied and smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeaverBrown (245) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2003
Dark brown in color. with a small tan head. Smells like an old wood pile, Taste like nut with a hint of coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
microdyke (360) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 19, 2003
A dark brown ale witha diminished tan head. A nutty malty aroma. A light to medium body and a decent carbonation. A malty flavor with a slight nuttiness. Some caramel and chocolate with a decent bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kegeratorchad (1) - USA - APR 14, 2003 does not count
This beer is actually pretty good! I "built my own" 6 pack of Abita beers.. put 2 of these in it. It definately has a lot of alcohol in it (maybe that's why the word "turbo" is in the name... it turbo boosts your drunkeness). Overall, not something I would consider a real masterpeice of a beer, but definately worth trying.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ludwig (60) - USA - APR 10, 2003
This is one of the worst Brown Ales that I have ever had, way to much chocolate. It is more like a coffee.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
blank (996) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 8, 2003
a decent brown ale. It was a little on light side. Resembled a dark larger more then brown ale. I'm very particular about my ales :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2003
Very dark brown color. Malty and chocolate nose. I thought it tasted a bit like a watered down porter. Had a distintive coffee finish. Overall - decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 24, 2003
Deep ruby-garnett hue. Burnt chocolate nose. Small sticky tannish head. Very drinkable, smooth, coffee, light chocolate, toffee, caramel...Not much going on, but really drinkable. A great session brew that would compliment any nice cajun dish...hot damn

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Shag (2843) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAR 14, 2003
UPDATED: APR 5, 2004 More of a porter than a brown ale. Overload of malt and hop all at the same time. Not a bad beer but you can do better. Good to get your "dog" started! RERATE: What kind of dumb rating was that? But I believe that was one of my first. Appearance is a dark brown with a large head. Flavor is malty with some chocolate and caramel present. Aftertaste is slightly bitter. Overall a decent beer but a little thin bodied. This was my first beer that wasnt a BMC product. I will give it some sentimental credit

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