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Tröegs Nugget Nectar - Tröegs Brewing Company

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Ratings: 7,612
Reviews: 2,447
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.7%
Wants: 1,269
Gots: 1,323 | FT: 39
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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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Samichlaus tulip. Pours a really nice, deep red color, with a solid head. Smells of straight hop resin, and pine. The smell does nothing to prepare you for the taste when it hits your tongue--amazingly powerful! I was really glad to find that this was a heavily hopped beer with real malt balance, unlike so many other extremely hoppy beers. The balance and mouthfeel are where this one really shines: a perfect amount of malt to back up all those piney hops, and a decently heavy mouthfeel, but not one that makes the beer heavy overall. Honestly, I had trouble putting this down and before I knew it had downed most of it. Definitely worth picking up as much of it as your fridge/wallet will allow!

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Tanks JD!

Pour is a nice amber with a small head. The smell is full of juicy citric hops. Lemon zest and orange juice. Theres a nice hint of resinous hoops with some citrus and pine hops in the nose and taste. Its so balanced, and one hell of an amber ale. The sweet malt backbone reminds me of Lake Erie Monster. Powdery sweet.

Ive had it before, and I can see why its so highly rated.

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Appearance: Deep reddish-brown, light tan head. Looks like a whiskey almost. Very nice color and appearance.

Smell: Like a nice lighter IPA. Not overpowering killer hops. Sweet as well. Nothing unbelievable, nothing wrong here.

Taste: Bitter and sweetness very well complemented. Not a heavy or overpowering IPA, although it is fairly rich. The hops are grapefruit and pine. The malt just hits the top of the throat, but gives way towards the bitterness. Very good.

Mouthfeel: Low on carbonation. Not as heavy on mouthfeel as I was expecting. Not especially great.

Overall: This is good, very good even, but I was kind of expecting mindblowing from the reputation. It is a strong red ale and solid, enjoyable darker IPA-style beer.

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