Tröegs Nugget Nectar | Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Nugget NectarTröegs Nugget Nectar

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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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Been waiting a couple years to finally try this beer, so a big cheers to SliverX for sending this one over.

From a bottle into a snifter
Bottled 31 Jan 2013

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, medium looking, fluffy, off-white head with good retention. Perfectly clear burnt orange in color with medium levels of carbonation evident. Head fades to a wisp and clings to the sides of the glass. A nice, full wisp remains until the end and leaves some good lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Caramel, melon and some pineapple notes on the nose. Citrus aromas with grapefruit and some light toffee as well. Aromatic and enticing.

TASTE: Caramel and toffee sweetness with some melon, citrus flavors and some piney bitterness at the swallow. Bold and lingering finish of piney hops, lemon and grapefruit citrus flavors, hop bitterness and some nice toffee sweetness as balance. Very flavorful and wonderfully balanced. Excellent stuff.

PALATE: Medium body and carbonation, creamy smooth on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes rather dry. Some bitterness lingers.

OVERALL: This was well worth the wait. An excellent and enjoyable hoppy ale that went down way too easily. Would love to drink this on a regular basis and I envey those of you who do. Thanks again for the beers SliverX. This one comes highly recommended.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to ThePorterSorter for this one.

Served in a pint mug poured from a 12oz bottle.

Appearance- Pours a crystal clear, bright amber orange, with a sizable bubbly head. Tiny bubbles pump out all over the place. Like a beer commercial. Awesome looking.

Smell- Big fruit. Honeyed melon and cantaloupe, with tart candied lychee vibes. Crisp white wine fruitiness in there as well. Subtle earthy hop aromas creep in, with a very faint malty finish.

Taste- Sweetness all around. Turbinado sugary candied hop, caramelly honey nut Cheerios maltiness, and clean grassy finish. Orange zest and earty hops linger on the tongue and palate. Really tasty stuff.

Mouthfeel- Slightly fizzy with a sugary mouth coat. A tad overbearing, bit expected for an imperial.

Overall- A great beer. Very glad I got a few of these. Sweet and hopped up at first, but finishes clean, caramelly, and malty like an amber should. I would love a draft version, or maybe even a BA version!


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Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
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