Nugget Nectar | Tröegs Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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

Added by Edwin on 02-13-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#449
Reviews:
2,573
Ratings:
8,655
pDev:
9.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of ArtAttackEd
4.24/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mlatvakokko
3.76/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dafla67
4.68/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Nice pour for a deep amber color. The aroma is hoppy, malts and pine. The taste is amazing, flavorful throughout with a good crisp finish. Definitely not too much hops. Very easy to drink. Lives up to the hype.

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Photo of Diura
3.96/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Oliver_Twist
3.33/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased a case of Nectar at the brewery in Feb 2018. Very disappointed! Compared to the 2017 version, the 2018 version lacks the the aroma and taste which made this an outstanding brew. It is a very good brew but not as good as the previous batch. I will cautiously try the 2019 version and hope for the best.

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Photo of psoriasaurus
5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Kayakguy
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Greasy
4.22/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kmkapalka
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zombiefeynman
3.86/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SteelerBeerNut
4.92/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is a great go-to beer, especially for a group with different tastes. The flavor explodes and this hoppy brew starts well and finishes even better. The IBU is 93ish, but well hidden in this delightful brew. BUT, it is a brewed ONCE A YEAR, so get it when it is available. Straw/orange in color, this beer pours great out of the bottle. Love this one in a snifter. Great pine and mango flavor will leave you coming back for a second one. A great complement to any meal. Once again, the Troeg Brothers have produced a must try!

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Photo of uncleotis
4.31/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bobstockwell
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mpyle
3.88/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale amber color, brilliantly clear. Poured good sized just off white head with good retention.

A bit malty caramel sweet, and a complex hop nose with some citrus and pine. Hop aroma fairly intense.

Big malt up front, somewhat caramelly and sweet. Then loads of piney/earthy hop flavors, yet the overall flavor profile stays somewhat sweet most of the way. A funky animal urine hop flavor that I don't like. A very subtle, smooth bitterness in the finish. The 93 IBUs are well hidden.

Medium body and carbonation. No astringency, minimal warming

I liked everything about it accept for the flavor. Hop preferences are very personal, and this one didn't match my tastes. Still a good beer, but for me some hop variety swaps would improve it for my palate.

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Photo of Radcpa
4.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Clear reddish copper appearance with slight white head. Aroma is a hoppy sweet. Taste is a sweet hoppy very much like an IPA that is unlike and amber red ale I have had.

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Photo of Hunamaga
4.16/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TomWight
3.77/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Closekd23
4.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Danmullens1
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brickie28
3.01/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of worldkrysis
3.79/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DMcGirr
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.86/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Clear amber color, above average carbonation but still feel a little thin. Aroma is pine,malt and mild citrus. Taste comes off almost identical,pine is dominant,not overpowering yet still lingers a while

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 8,655 ratings