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Tröegs Nugget Nectar - Tröegs Brewing Company

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6,949 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,949
Reviews: 2,325
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 1,214
Gots: 876 | FT: 30
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:
Beer added by: Edwin on 02-13-2004

IBU: ~93
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.9/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

3-21-12 batch
Pours a clear amber red with a nice off white head good retention and lacing 

Pines good amount of sweet candy like Malts some fruitiness 

Nice piney hops balanced with a good amount of sweet malts 

Medium bodied high carbonation leaving a wet mouth

Overall can't go wrong with this 

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of DarthKostrizer
3.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Look: Very dark copper color with a 1/2 inch off white head and excellent retention. With awesome circular lace

Smell: Floral and piney hops with a touch of caramel

Taste: The combination of floral and piney hops are again present with a touch of caramel and citrus

Mouthfeel: Thin body with ample carbonation and very dry

Overall: The nose and taste were a bit subtle and I must say I was expecting more. After having a couple bottles of this I have no reason to ever seek it out again

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2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -36.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-pours nice transparent red amber with a foamy off white head with good retention.
S-Predominately citrus and pine from the hops, with the malt lingering in the background
T-More pine up front with a hint of citrus and the malt providing a ton of balance but not lending alot of flavor until the finishes where it is dry and slightly sweet with more pine as the aftertaste.
M-Medium bodied
O-extremely well balanced beer with excellent hop flavor. Will most certainly have again

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice copper orange. A khaki head is thick and compact. Laces the glass nicely. It is very clear.

S - Strong floral fragrance of the hops. Caramel malt notes and fruity esters. Smells like it is going to be sweet.

T - A hop pungency smacks me in the mouth. Makes me think of a ton of Simcoe hops though the label mentions nugget, warrior and tomahawk. I never have homebrewed with nugget as a finishing hop so maybe this is the dominant flavor of nugget? Caramel malts help to balance the crazy hop bitterness and flavor. This does finish relatively dry which is nice.

M - Sticky and full. Alcohol warmth is straightforward. Carbonation is medium to med high.

O - A very nice and aggressive ale. I love the hop flavor and bitterness.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a snifter

A: Pours an incredibly clear amber color. There is a two finger head of off-white foam that fades relatively quickly, leaving thick curtains of lace.

S: The smell is deep, earthy pine and some sweet orange. There is also a good bit of caramel and toffee.

T: Much maltier than I had anticipated and really well balanced. The toffee malt flavor is backed up by resinous orange citrus hops. There is a decided herbal, almost floral flavor as well. After a quick sip or two in succession, there is notable alcohol heat which lingers at the back of my mouth. The finish is fairly clean with just mild bitterness and alcohol.

M: A very smooth and full mouthfeel. Carbonation is soft and mild.

O: A well balanced beer. This is my first time drinking it and I expected more of a hop bomb. The hops give a specifically orange flavor, not just any citrus which is somewhat unique. The mouthfeel is superb; smooth and creamy.

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of Doughbodyboy
4.63/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

this thing pours a perfect golden red, amber even. the head is creamy and smooth the smell is a tamed hop sense with some with some sweet sugary fruitiness. the hops show up right away and then slide into a blanket of warm slightly fruity and almost nutty sweetness. there is a perfect balance. i would say it is some chronic nuggets indeed. the mouthfeel is very sticky and a slight lack of carbonation by this point for me. overall i was a little doubtful about this one but i'm happy i got it.

Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 6,949 ratings.