Tröegs Nugget Nectar | Tröegs Brewing Company

Tröegs Nugget NectarTröegs Nugget Nectar
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Tröegs Nugget NectarTröegs Nugget Nectar

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

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

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Ratings: 8,561 |  Reviews: 2,551
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of SebD
4.39/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It has a nice clear golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus, grapefruit, pine, sweet caramelly malts and some honey.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some tropical notes of grapefruit and citrus, some resiny pine, sweet honey and some caramelly malts.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a very nice overall balance and feel.

Overall: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas.

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Photo of teak
2.5/5  rDev -42.1%

Photo of HopsMatt
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of imfrommichigan
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Mike099
5/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of ColdOneKev
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.52/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into becker. Clear orange with a fluffy white head that leaves lots of lacing. Smells floral and citrusy, not bitter at all. Tastes hoppy at first but smooths out into a smooth malty drinkability-ness that is delicious. Mouthfeel is medium and clean. Delicious!

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Photo of hopstermonster1
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of SPRichard
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Matt_Rodgers
4/5  rDev -7.4%

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

Poured just like other say - red with a nice head. Looks like it "should". Bottle label interesting, without being over the top.

Smell - You'd think that "imperial" would have you smelling insanely bitter hops across the room, but it's rather pleasant citrus with light hop smell. My no-alcohol wife even says it smells inoffensive when she normally hates the smell of most beers, and that's a lot to say about an "imperial" variety.

Taste - 93ish IBU? Perhaps, but very floral hops, not the bitterness one would expect. Extremely drinkable, goes down easy despite having a lot of taste. I dare say that there's sweetness, but not enough to bother a hophead.

Mouthfeel - Exact amount of carbonation, not too much or little. Thick, but you won't need a fork and knife.

Overall - Extremely impressed and quite surprised. I had no idea I was buying such a good beer with this. Buy more than one; you'll want to have a couple because of the drinkability.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Mersh
3.93/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of unclejazz
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94.6% out of 100 with 8,561 ratings
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