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Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale - Tröegs Brewing Company

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89
very good

2,549 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,549
Reviews: 1,103
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 87
Gots: 208 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Per Troegs website - serving temperature should be 50-55° F.

(Beer added by: Maestro on 09-29-2002)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Poured with one finger of white foam on top of a clear, amber body. The head settles fairly quickly and leaves light lace.

S - A moderate,mhoppy aroma of pine and citrus with some toffee and bready malt.

T - Light, toasty bread up front with some pine. A touch of sweaty hops in the middle and a finish of dry malt and lingering toasty character.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation, and a dry finish.

D - Not bad, the hop aroma is nice but doesn't quite come out as well in the flavor profile. The malt is a little too dry for my taste but not overly harsh.

nickfl, Aug 31, 2012
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: thin head on a clear amber with golden hues body.

S: nice hop aroma with floral, earthy and some grapefruit and orange peel fruit notes.

T: hops up front provide a nice bitter presence beginning floral and moving to grassy in the finish. the caramel malts are fairly well represented. some orange peel and grapefruit notes as well.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: not bad. amber beers are usually blah. adding hops to beers make them better obviously if done right. nice beer.

kylehay2004, Aug 31, 2012
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12 oz bottle, no bottled-on date, poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours a slightly hazy amber color, produces a thin white head, spotty lacing.

S- Sweet caramel malt, bready and a bit nutty, balanced by citric, piney hops.

T- Hops are definitely more forward than on the nose, starts out with a lot of citric, piney, slightly herbal hops which are more bitter than I was expecting. Beneath the bitterness is a nice sweet caramel malt backbone with some toffee and grain.

M- Medium-bodied, very smooth with moderate carbonation.

O- A really nice amber ale, extremely drinkable, I'll definitely pick this one up again.

WillCarrera, Aug 21, 2012
Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale from Tröegs Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 2,549 ratings.