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RATINGS: 1455   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 184   ABV: 6.13%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1358) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle->SA. Pours deep brown with frothy lite tan head. Aroma: nutty malt, caramel, dough, chocolate. Flavor is sweet, with toffee, malt, and caramel. Bitter aftertaste. Good.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SlimHabib (114) - California, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle pour. Dark brown with light brown foamy head. Chocolate and toffee aroma. Medium body. Very light chocolate taste. Not a lot going on.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
John25 (353) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Draft. Dark brown. Very light chocolate on the aroma and taste with sweet toffee notes and some bread crust. Sweet rich finish. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JHeath99 (793) - - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle from a sampler pack. Pours a dark brown with thin spotty tan head. Aroma of chocolate and caramel. Taste is the same with weird carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TourDeBeer (104) - your mummas pants, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2014
Caramel and slight chocolate aromas, no big hitters. Small off white head, lasting. Smooth mouth feel, low carbonation. Low sweetness, low bitters at end of taste range. Leaving the mouth at the beginning stages of a dry. I imagine the palate profile will get better with warmth. But I'm ending the review. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
prettyawful (1) - - JUN 18, 2014 does not count
I preface this with the fact that I am not a beer snob, nor will I turn down free beer... normally. However, this beer was just... terrible. The chocolate-toffee taste it claims is laughable. It literally tastes like somebody stirred a tablespoon of brown sugar in a budweiser and rebottled it. A subpar peer compared to other 8 dollar six packs. Won’t drink this ever again, even if it’s free.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jerseyjohn71 (164) - corsicana, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2014
AVB 5.6, ON BOTTLE, caramel, toast, chocolate, nuts, resin, coffee, ough, earthy, leather, alcohol, banana, woody, vanilla, red, brown, clear, rocky head, white foam, light sweetness, medium body, creamy, lively, GOOD ALE,,,,,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (490) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - MAY 24, 2014
From 345 ml bottle. Pours a deep cola brown with honey coloured highlights at the edge and a small off-white head that settles to a thin cap. Aromas of caramel, chocolate, flowers, dark bread, pie crust and raisins. Taste is soft fruit at the start that quickly resolves into rich caramel and milk chocolate and a light roast bitterness. Lightly spicy aftertaste. Good US brown.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TheJestersBeer (2032) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
355ml bottle. Pours a medium to dark mahogany brown, with a beige head. Quite roasted, malty, faintly sour aroma, toffee, diacetyl, hops. Dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2. Malty, roasted, slightly watery taste, caramel, chocolate, hops, faintly sour? This feels more like a dark lager than a brown ale. (2014-01-31)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawthorne00 (2351) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle, label says 5.6% ABV. 10C. Dark brown with a beige head that fades to a coat. Aroma of spiced chocolate and singed caramel. Moderately sweet with toffee, chocolate and spices. Pleasant enough.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkel07 (3028) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20, 2014
330ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. One of the best brown ales I have had, super tasty.


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