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Tröegs Nugget Nectar - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,355 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,355
Reviews: 2,298
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 1,054
Gots: 642 | FT: 24
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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beerme626

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-28-2012 23:32:59 | More by beerme626
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elBecko

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -8%

03-28-2012 22:31:31 | More by elBecko
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aorloski

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a beautiful golden amber, about a fingers worth of head, clear, no haze whatsoever.

Smell - Pine, citrus, grapefruit and resins dominate the nose.

Taste - Nice smooth bitterness right up front followed by a nice citra sweetness all wrapped around a nice malty backbone. Good stuff.

Mouthfeel - nice carbonation allows the drink to be light and crisp

Overall - I dont know, last year this beer blew me away, not so much this year. Dont get me wrong this beer if PHENOMENAL but it just goes to show how much a palate can change. Do a side to side comparison to lagunitas imperial red, do them blind and see which you prefer.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2012 18:49:38 | More by aorloski
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-28-2012 15:02:36 | More by sdaly3
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druptight

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-28-2012 14:59:23 | More by druptight
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hagbergl

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-28-2012 13:59:39 | More by hagbergl
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brystmar

Texas

4.03/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 3/8/2012.

Amber pour, plenty of head, strong lace and retention. A quick swirl awakens the frothy fury after settling. Fresh, piney hops in the nose. Citrusy fruit peels join the fray.

Strongly (nugget) hopped, still retains the sharp piney flavor profile of an IPA. A touch of sweetness midway through reminds me of citra hops. Good malt backbone initially, but this fades quickly to leave a lingering bitterness with some bite to it. Nice body and feel.

I can see how many would like this, but it's really not for me. Don't dislike it, don't love it. I'm not a hop-head, though I do LOVE citra hops. That said, if I were in the mood for a beer like this, it's gonna be Zombie Dust every time.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2012 04:53:46 | More by brystmar
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Riley


4.95/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Purchased at Giant Eagle in Robinson, PA

A: A dark amber color with a head that is only about one finger thick.

S: Citrus and hops. Sweet, but not candy like.

T: The hops aren't overwhelming, but provide a nice after taste.

M: Not quite full bodied, but it fills the mouth with a very clean and drinkable flavor.

O: I would love to drink this beer again, and very often. Troegs has really crafted a terrific ale.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2012 04:48:49 | More by Riley
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ales4baldo

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-28-2012 03:33:05 | More by ales4baldo
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wesley14

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-27-2012 22:14:38 | More by wesley14
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Goobastic

New York

4/5  rDev -8%

03-27-2012 21:35:43 | More by Goobastic
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-27-2012 19:55:49 | More by jacewg
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jiboo22

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +14.9%

03-27-2012 16:57:31 | More by jiboo22
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ZackH

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-27-2012 16:40:12 | More by ZackH
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CFHMagnet

Ohio

4.48/5  rDev +3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

An aggressive pour yields a finger and a half of sandy colored head over a beautiful copper body. Light lacing noted throughout consumption, and a good ring sticks around as well. Slow but steady stream of bubbles from top to bottom.

Citrus and strong pine hops blend together for an amazing nose. This is backed up with good malt and something sweet, like honeyed fruit.

Malt tries to compete with the hops in the beginning, and the two work really well together, although the hops definitely do a good job of upstaging, especially a very good pine note. Light caramel comes in to help the malt out after a little while. Honey is also very complimentary.

This beer is medium bodied and on the creamy side. Carbonation bites your tongue in the beginning, then helps propel the beverage over the tongue and down the throat.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2012 16:18:21 | More by CFHMagnet
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TMath524

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-27-2012 02:48:21 | More by TMath524
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Brewsky29

Pennsylvania

4.95/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This beer pours a deep amber red with half an inch of pillowy head that dissipates slowly to a coating and laces thrown ropes.

Smells of citrus rind and wonderful hoppiness.

The taste is excellent citrus hops slight pine resin and a malt backbone that is perfect.

Smooth with slight aftertaste.

Overall this beer is great at pretty much any temp, this is one of those beers that you have to try it is that good especially for an east coast IPA flavored amber ale. I'm on the second case of the season and both batches are excellent.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2012 23:53:26 | More by Brewsky29
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TobinMitnick

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-26-2012 22:55:29 | More by TobinMitnick
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headyhopzhead

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-26-2012 22:49:44 | More by headyhopzhead
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moniello

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-26-2012 22:17:36 | More by moniello
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DruD

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-26-2012 17:42:38 | More by DruD
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HopHeads1506

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-26-2012 15:00:32 | More by HopHeads1506
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2378GCGTG

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-26-2012 03:52:38 | More by 2378GCGTG
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HarmonMW

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-26-2012 02:26:25 | More by HarmonMW
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Lukeh789


1/5  rDev -77%

03-26-2012 02:06:35 | More by Lukeh789
Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
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