Tröegs Nugget Nectar | Tröegs Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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:
#431
Reviews:
2,552
Ratings:
8,583
pDev:
9.49%
Bros Score:
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Photo of djkman
4.54/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2018 - review .
4 years drinking this brew. Times have changed.
Reading my review from 2015....... “oh my”.
But here is the 2018 version:

A-ppearance - clear copper filtered color still there.
S-mell - hop is there but malt more present this time, For 2018.
F-eel: STILL PRIVATE ! Mouthfeel was not private way back in 2015, for me, but now, It’s a “Thing”.........
T-aste: Still a “Home Run” Drinkable a 7.5 and 93ish IBU’s(I LIKE that LOL!)
The 7.5 is the “Drink a few and then the alcohol hit is you” thing.
O-verall: Been purchasing it since 2015.. Got Cans this year (and cans last year too!) Always good In My Humble Opinion.
Craft beer Enthusiast’s: Enjoy.

2017 -didn’t write a review. Didn’t have to, it still a great brew! Yes I got cans on this year.

2016 got another case. great beer. Thoroughly enjoying it again this year.

Happy 2015 .. This time I bought a case. IMHO it is still great!
Isn't buying a whole case make that pretty obvious ?
I do enjoy this beer.

A - nice clear copper color. ( if it was an unfiltered copper color I would be totally ok with that also)

S - definite hop aroma.
( i am not a -hop head- as in hop to the tenth power) so i appreciate the malt that is brought into the recipe. I poured the bottle into my Guinness glass.

T - taste IMHOpinion - home run... WOW right up there with dog fish head 90min IPA in my humble opinion. the hoppy taste is there , don't get me wrong, but I like how the malt gives it a great taste.

M - good body. not like arrogant bastard ( which is awesome also, the kind of beer that punches U in the face with flavor, - thats a good thing) this does not punch U in the face with flavor.. IT has it.. don't get me wrong but it has
good drinkability!
I can see drinking a few of these in a row no problem and then finding me under the table with my wife asking -- R U ok? and I would say something like --- ummm yeah... i'm happy.... how U doing ?...
and she would say something else that I probably won't remember...
maybe it has something to do with it being 7.5?

O - Overall - Ummmm overall... HMMMmmmm how about .. must get another 6 pack?!?!!
these guys a Troegs.. keep up the good work... dammit!!

must be the chocolate aroma floating around Hershey!

BYway - i still have 1 bottle left of the mad elf i'm holding in the fridge for myself.

ALSO of all places to find this beer.... A&P in Bergen county. go figure.
I hope the manger has another 6 pack hiding somewhere.

this concludes my review..
(also my first complete review since I joined this site)

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3.44/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I really wanted to try this beer at the brewery last year (Feb 2017)as I had never tried it before but was told that they weren't happy with the way that the batch turned out and pulled it. So, no tasting for me. I did finally pick up a 6 pack of bottles earlier this week (I don't know the best by date, though) and tried one last night. Although I have nothing to compare it to, I thought it was a well-made beer. Poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass, it had a mild hop aroma and a 1 finger head. The taste had a mellow, but not overbearing, hop flavor with a sweetness on the back end (not a distinct mango flavor, just a sweet flavor). Overall, I thought it was good and would purchase again.

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Photo of Delta6014
4.19/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Iski100
3.75/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Duncian
3.84/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HarrisTry
4.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shimmyk26
4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bruceb
4.67/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jet812
4.18/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Efoley46
4.59/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beerswillingIPAfan
4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ericjb9
4.67/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LinksusMaximus
4.07/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CJDUBYA
4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LoganMc
4.2/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AndrewCataldo23
4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buttstallion
4.84/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Derek8487
4.72/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

An amazing beer. The smell alone is absolutely delicious.

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Photo of Marluc
3.33/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JoeLev
4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gardner254
3.92/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this beer in 2016 and 2017. To me the only flavor is resin, not citrus or pine.

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Photo of LauraJCreech
4.55/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of robrio89
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ale_addin
4.24/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Erikshegda1994
4.41/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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