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Tröegs Nugget Nectar - Tröegs Brewing Company

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6,634 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,634
Reviews: 2,305
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.68%
Wants: 1,095
Gots: 728 | FT: 26
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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Photo of DrinkSlurm
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from tap into nonic. Pours a great frothy head...golden amber. Smell is fantastic! Mango citrus hops...really unique and delicious. Taste is of fruity citrus hops and classic malty amber notes. Slightly bitter but otherwise nice mouthfeel.
Superb brew. Hand down best Amber out there.

DrinkSlurm, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of Trailmix242
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Trailmix242, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of RappAttack
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: a transparent amber with a thin white head
S: very citrus hop aroma fallowed by bready malts
T: hops are piney with some citrus fruit thrown balanced by some sweet and bready malts
M: high carbonation and med body make this a very refreshing beer and one you can drink several of :)
O: once again troegs delivers one of my favorite breweries ill probably pick up a case of this stuff

RappAttack, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of Brown120
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Brown120, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of BeerFiend2002
4.98/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into Troegs chalice glass

A- Transparent deep amber, almost copper color with a one and a half finger frothy off-white to an ever so light beige head that hangs around.

S- Mango, pine, grapefruit, pineapple, and tangerine. Amazing!

T- Pine, caramel, grapefruit, bready malt. Hoppy like crazy, but balanced with the malt. It combines west coast citrus with the piney, resiny east coast taste. Some bitterness on the finish, but not what you'd expect from 90+ IBU's. Complex and enjoyable.

M- Smooth, medium bodied brew with a nice bready malt backbone. Resiny, sticky type of feel to it. Perfect.

O- A true winner and one I look forward to. Shame its available only once a year. Also very well-priced at under $50 a case at my wholesaler. This takes the concept of the amber ale to the Nth degree. This stuff makes me quite glad to be a Pennsylvania resident.

BeerFiend2002, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of idrinkbrew
4/5  rDev -7.8%

idrinkbrew, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of TheBigBoy
4/5  rDev -7.8%

TheBigBoy, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of ritter57
5/5  rDev +15.2%

ritter57, Feb 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

smutty33, Feb 20, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

TheSamsquanch, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of Retail1LO
4.63/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Surly pint glass. Had a bottle last night, but didn't take the opportunity to review it. So...I'm revisiting it this evening. Pours, true to the style, a brilliant amber hue with a very creamly, lush, two finger head that sticks around for a LONG time, and leaves some of the most lovely lacing ever to grace the wall of a pint glass. The nose is lightly hoppy and pleasant, although a bit muted. There's nothing offensive about this at all despite what I already know to be the overall hoppiness of the beer. No pine here, and a very mild citrus at best. The taste on this is absolutely killer. This is about as drinkable a beer as I've had across all styles. The hops are simply perfect. This puts most IPA's to shame in such a manner that were it to be classified as an IPA, it would absolutely lay waste to a good chunk of the big boys out there. The mouthfeel is marvelous too. A perfect mix of sweet and bitterness that leaves the palate cleanly. This is an insanely good beer...and one I'm thrilled to have two cases of.

Retail1LO, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

clarkw42, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

EvanWilliams, Feb 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

BeforeNoon, Feb 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

groetman, Feb 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

NYManc, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

jharkins07, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

adrian21, Feb 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

uvm2003, Feb 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

cinserrajr, Feb 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

CarpalTunnell, Feb 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

bullywee, Feb 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

mcintire78, Feb 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

joex444, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

bvdubn, Feb 14, 2012
Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
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