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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mojojojo99 (3) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 29, 2002 does not count
In addition to the inspired name, this is a great beer. Roasty and dark but not nearly as heavy as one would expect. A great pub beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gunshy (479) - Ohio, USA - JUL 28, 2002
This beer poured a nice dark reddish amber color that formed a nice bubbly light tan head that left some nice lace when it subsided. The aroma was of malt malt and toffee. The flavor was of malt, caramel and toffee. The finish was medium and had a slightly toffee aspect to it. Not a bad beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5600) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 26, 2002
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2005 Rerate Slightly funky aroma, hints of hair tonic. Deep dark purple appearance, some chocolate notes in the flavor with a decently thick mouthfeel. A good standby here in Louisiana. Original 3.6 Very impressed - quite a complex beer. Nice dark, thick appearance with a thick creamy head. Will definitely purchase again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrRain (472) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 26, 2002
I nice beer to drink while sitting in a dark pub chatting among friends.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HighlanderOne (1016) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - JUL 25, 2002
With a name like TurboDog I expected something wild and intense. So I was a little disappointed at first taste. It’s OK stuff, decent flavor, a bit thin in texture. A nice beer, but not something I will crave in the future.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2002
Excellent roasted flavor with a smooth finish. A lot of good stout characteristics without the typical heaviness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - JUL 19, 2002
This came in a collection of American Craft Beers. For some reason I always assumed it was going to be an American Standard kind of beer. So I was delightfully surprised when I poured and tasted this beer. Very dark brown with a small head. The aroma seemed a little stale to me, but the taste was nice and roasty/nutty. Not my favorite brown ale, but not too bad either.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
akinm (282) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 10, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2003 Dark brown color, with light brown head. strong aroma of raostiness and smokiness. the taste is wonderfully light compared to the aroma. just a small bit of smokiness blending well with the light bittering hops. the mouthfeel is great, very very smooth, not light but it does not hang around in the mouth for too long. very good beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
k2 (146) - USA - JUN 28, 2002
Good porter. Clean and no harsh aftertaste. Rich body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavefromChicago (201) - Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2002
Draught is much better, nice dark, nutty, malty sweet ale.

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