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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pjones6738 (500) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 16, 2002
Very dark, no real head or lace. Can’t really identify the odor, but its not pleasant. Chocolaty taste. More watery than I’d expected. Nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 15, 2002
A wonderful surprise. Bought a bottle on Bourboun street at a convenient store and they offered to open it for me as I left. What a town - New Orleans. Turbo Dog had a great roasted flavour, with a mild malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5319) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 12, 2002
Dark brown color, medium head. Roasted malts, slightly hoppy. Nicely balanced. Lighter bodied, but full flavored. Nice malt flavor. Mouthfeel is a little thin but tolerable.Finish is clean. Aftertaste is somewhat malty and slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2002
Dark brown with reddish edges and a nice tan head. Aroma of roasted nuts and caramel. Toffe taste in middle and at the finish. Great name.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2002
Dark brown color - good for a brown ale. Dark fruit and a decent amount of roast. Nice brown.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6589) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 6, 2002
Dark cherry color, some head, white head. Some say feolic aromas I say yogurt culture bacteria. Slightly alcoholic which is normal at 6.1 %?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
PTomkinson (50) - Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2002
I’m quite disappointed with this beer. Very sweet, medicinal flavor. Possibly, I purchased a bad 6-pk. I will re-rate when I purchase it again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
notalush (5234) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2002
This very much reminds me of Dixie Blackened Voodoo, but maybe a bit better. I’m not too sure about that "chocolate-toffee" flavor. It may be there, but it is very slight. This has a nice, roasty finish, even if it doesn’t linger on the palate as long as I would like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2002
This is not what Emeril Lagasse makes it out to be. Dark in color, but not that impressive...rather thin body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jfishback13 (275) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - SEP 24, 2002
I was quite surprised... I stared at the tap displaying ’Turbodog’ for some time and after a few beers thought, ’why not?’ I sampled it at the wonderful Berkley Front in Berkley, MI. Then I just had to order one. There is just such a nice feel to this beer. Dark, subtle flavors, but drinks much thineer than it is and leaves the palate decently clean. I will certainly have this again. I’m lowering the rating slightly... I had it again, and it’s a nicely crafted beer, but I think I got a bit excited when I rated it.

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