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Tröegs Nugget Nectar - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,439 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 6,439
Reviews: 2,301
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 1,057
Gots: 669 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU: ~93

(Beer added by: Edwin on 02-13-2004)
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottle poured into pint glass.

A: Pours a perfectly pristine copper-esque amber (obviously). A light tan (nearly off-white, maybe?) head sits about 2 inches thick after the pour, taking its time to deflate to a perfectly creamy cap that's well-maintained and retains nicely. TONS of sticky lacing down the glass.

S: Super hoppy! Lots of floral and herbal hops with some citrus fruit and maybe even hints of passionfruit? The hop aroma is unfathomably complex and off-the-charts. A little bit of malt presence underneath doesn't even attempt to get in the way of the hops—just enough to let you know it's there.

T: I hate to be vague, but it basically follows through with the nose. TONS of hop goodness, hop complexity, hop presence. Did I mention the hops? Seriously, though... this brew is chock full of hops and there's a lot of complexity in the flavor; it's not just a full-on hop assault. A fantastic wave of bitterness that isn't pungent, but is strong enough to please any hophead. A nice jolt of toasted malts in the finish cuts through the bitterness.

M: Not quite full-bodied, but definitely hovers above medium. A well-controlled carbonation keeps the brew crisp, but doesn't detract from the silky smooth texture. This one feels sessionable for sure, but at 7.5% ABV, I might think otherwise after a second pint...

O: Nugget Nectar is an absolutely fantastic release from Troegs that I admittedly wish was a year-round brew. It offers a wonderfully complex hop profile that's an absolute delight to any IPA fan, but it also has a controlled bitterness so it won't come across as too pungent for those that aren't really into hop assaults. A masterpiece, for sure.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 03:37:14 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 6,439 ratings.