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Tröegs Nugget Nectar - Tröegs Brewing Company

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7,458 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,458
Reviews: 2,427
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.7%
Wants: 1,264
Gots: 1,243 | FT: 45
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

Squeeze those hops for all they're worth! Nugget Nectar will take hopheads to nirvana with a heady collection of American hops. Our Imperial Amber Ale is further intensified with whole flower Nugget hops added to our hopback vessel, resulting in an explosion of citrus, resin and pine.

93 IBU
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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4.72/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

12oz bottle into a tulip glass. Bottled on 20th of March 2012. Batch #130222.

A - Beautiful, crystal clear, copper/golden color with little apparent carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass. Forms a 1-finger, white head from a vigorous pouring leaving a nice lacing on the glass.

S - A lot of aromatic hops. It's resiny, grassy, herbal. Really nice! Besides, the malt is quite present, adding a slight sweetness to balance the hoppy notes and some apricot, plums, melon. Simply made in heaven!

T - Waoo the taste is not disappointing either! A real complementary amount of hop and malt. The blend is just excellent!

M - Very smooth, no apparent alcohol. Perfect low carbonation. Medium body.

O - Just one regret: why didn't I buy more of this fantastic beer???

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottler served in a snifter.
bottled date 02/07/11

pours a translucent burnished amber tone with a creamy finger-plus of beige head. decent retention and good lacing. great presentation.

nose packs an aromatic wallop of hops: citrus and floral, with a hint of malt in the background. really nice aroma. flavor delivers the promised hoppiness but complements it with more malt than i registered in the nose. could easily be mistaken for an IPA, characteristics overlap quite a bit. regardless, very tasty. some hoppy bitterness persists through the finish.

smooth, medium bodied (maybe a slight notch above) with average carbonation. fantastic beer, always something to look forward to in march, brightening the doldrums of winter's endgame.

originally reviewed: 02-21-2011

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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3/5  rDev -30.7%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

thanks to egrace84 for sharing this beer with me! Thanks elliot!

poured into pint glass.

Appearance: dark amber colored beer with 1 1/2 fingers white head. Thick lacing and I can count my sips from drinking the brew.

Smell: citris, pine, grassy, tropical fruits that smell juicy and dank. Get a hint of malts of biscuit and maybe some honey?

Taste: grapefruit and pine combo imparting a mild to moderate bitterness. Maybe some grass, and earthiness too. Malts are fairly noticable too. Bready and caramel sweetness. Finishes with mild bitter pine resin.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with a moderate carbonation. Easy drinker with lots of flavor really solid!

Overall: A great Amber Ale! It almost more of an Amber IPA. I would say that I prefer MBC Zoe over this beer, but it belongs at the top of the list for this style!

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.55/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark copper with one finger of white head that dissipates to a ring and leaves thick lacing.

Sweet apricots dominate the nose. Never smelled a beer like this. Some grapefruit and earthy notes.

Packs a bitter punch up front. More bitter than expected. Sort of a orange or lemony fruit rind type of bitterness. Very pleasant and drinkable. Each sip makes me want more.

Very sticky and thick mouthfeel.

Wow! Unlike any beer I've ever had. Closest thing that comes to mind would be Green Flash Hop Head Red, but this blows it away and is much more drinkable. At 7.5% this one could be dangerous. Wish I could buy it in TN.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 7,458 ratings.