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RATINGS: 1563   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (13748) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 4, 2002
Dark brown beer with decent mocha head. Caramel aroma. Malty flavor, minimal hops. A trifle watery, but not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (13271) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2010
A brown ale with a thin moka head. In aroma, nice caramel malt with plums. In mouth, a boring chalky ale with light brunes, rather pedestrian. On tap at VT Brewers Fest, July 17 2010.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (13171) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 23, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Wine Warehouse in Charlottesville, Va. Pours a reddish black with a large head. Decent retention and lacing. Aroma is light roast, caramel and nutty notes, as well as some faint dark fruits. Taste is grassy hops, dark fruits, roasted malts, nuts, sunflower, caramel. Medium bodied. Pleasant brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (13161) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 15, 2007
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a medium thin tan head. This one had a malty aroma with hints of chocolate. laced nicely with a good coffee flavor with a smooth finish. enjoyed this one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (13071) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, coffee, hops, malt and fruity notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12908) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2003
(Bottle) Dark brown in color with a medium creamy head. Descent taste with hints of coffee, chocolate, and toffee.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (12576) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 25, 2010
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Dark brown with a big beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, nuts, caramel and some floral, slightly fruity hops. Sweet flavor of malt, chocolate ,nuts, some roastiness, fruity notes and a dry finish with some bitter hops. Medium-bodied. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12570) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 26, 2003
Brown with a small tan head. Fruity and hoppy aroma that includes some pine and smoke notes. Bitter and a little sour to the taste. A little sweet but almost like a tart, dark chocolate. Creamy on the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (12339) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 24, 2003
This was an interesting beer that pretty much defied description to me. At different points in my glass I would have guessed it was a Brown Ale, a Dunkel, or an Altbier. Points for being different. Pours a dark brown but clear, with a medium thick light beige head. Quick lacing. Aroma of malt, coffee and chocolate. Medium bodied with flavors of coffee, nuts and malt, with a sweet malty aftertaste. A good session beer, and the best from Abita I have tried.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (12314) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2008
on tap-pours a light brown head and black color. Aroma is rich dark malt-molasses/woody/anise. Taste is dark malt-molasses/chocolate/woody/anise, some earthy hops. Mild carbonation.


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