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RATINGS: 1525   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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3.3
Borup (15350) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, coffee, hops, malt and fruity notes.

3.3
DSG (15237) - 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.

2.9
Tmoney99 (14978) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2005
Bottle as part of party pack. Color was black with a medium tan head. Aroma was combo of hops and bitter chocolate. Flavor was the same with a black and tan type finish.

3.1
Lubiere (14151) - 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.

2.7
argo0 (14127) - 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.

3.5
Drake (14078) - 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.

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crossovert (13909) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2011
It is a sweet, dark colored English brown ale that just doesn’t do much for me.

3.2
BeerandBlues2 (13821) - 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
Dogbrick (13777) - 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.

3.3
mR_fr0g (13511) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle at home shared with Sarah picked up at GBBF for a US state tick. Aroma is nutty caramel with fermenting grass notes. Later there a quite a heavy soapy element to the nose. Nice reddy chestnut brown colour with a thin but persistent light tan head. Flavour is dark fruits, raisin and figs with burnt unrefined sugars, dry with tangy fruits in the finish. Maybe a little apple note. Palate is medium-sweet, moderate to high carbonation. lightish body. Burnt sugar and tangy fruits linger in the finish.


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