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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ordybill (303) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- this has a strong malt aroma Appearance- – A dark brown color with a large head. . Taste- – A malt overload, this has a strong flavor Palate-– this is a medium bodied beer with a creamy texture Overall-– not a horrible example of an English Brown Ale but it was just okay in my book Comments – Thanks to BigLove for sending this one cross-country. This is the sleeper of the Abita line.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AStoutFan (7) - Geneva, New York, USA - DEC 12, 2014 does not count
This beer really surprised me. When I first tasted it I thought, whoa I made a mistake. But after the first few sips it seemed to do the opposite of what most beers do. It got better, not worse. It is an interesting unique beer with a distinct almost toffee or bubble gum lollipop flavor, which does not sound appealing for a beer. But in its own way it is really good. Head minimal mouthfeel meh, but taste a pleasant surprise. To top it off it is almost as smooth and easy to drink as a big box american lager beer (water).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gruffyboy (17) - - DEC 12, 2014
Nice deep copper brown color, head quickly dissipated. Kind of bland flavor but still not a bad brown ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZacM612 (253) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Dark brown, with tall light tan head. Chocolatey aroma. Flavor has chocolate and toffee. Semi-sweet finish. Decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lutz2jm (162) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Very mild and enjoyable. Balanced with tastes that are all good and not overpowering. Notes include chocolate toffee. Ok not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fashawn (251) - Montesarchio, ITALY - NOV 23, 2014
Birra ordinaria, marrone intensa Con schiuma color caffellatte. Odore di orzo, liquirizia e poche noci, che si susseguono nello stesso modo anche in bocca. Corpo snello e tessitura acquosa. Birra bevibile

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (733) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Watford City. Appearance: finger dark brown head, ok lacing, dark brown color, clear. Aroma: roasted grain, light chocolate, very faint floral hops. Palate: full body, average carbonation, slightly oily texture, light bitter finish. Taste: sweet malty front followed by astringent bitter roasted grain and light hops bitter. Overall, nice smooth texture, very drinkable, good tastes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
vsmith5 (9) - Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2014 does not count
Bottle; Love the dark color, but the taste doesn’t match the rich dark look. After taste is flat. Head disappeared too quickly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1529) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - NOV 1, 2014
Appearance: Dark brown, Some light tan head.
Aroma: Medium malt, caramel.
Taste: Malt, caramel, slightly watery. Acceptable!
Bought: World of Beer (Reston), 355 ml
Info: 29/10-2014

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ARH (650) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a plastic cup. The aroma is quite damp with notes of caramel, fig, and a distinct dirt / earthiness to it. There’s chocolate lingering as a secondary aroma with some grains late. About midway through the glass a distinct aroma that I could only relate to a "wet dog smell" came through. It poured a dark mahogany color with a medium tan ring that had a soapy quality to it with a light, dusty surface layer. A light lacing is left on the cup. The taste is a medium bitter and light sweet. Creamy carbonation give the beer a smooth texture with it’s medium-light body. The flavors are mostly fig, toast, and caramel with a burnt and sugary note in there at the finish. It’s kinda woody, too. The aftertaste is a syrupy and cloying taste which turns to burnt coffee late.

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