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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4.36/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nice copper color and great clarity. Smell not overpowering, mostly of hops. I was greatly disappointed with taste a few days ago when I was drinking this besides/ along with IPAs and iIPAs. But tonight as I am drinking it first and the taste is great and I think it's important to remember this is not an ipa. Overall a very nicely balanced beer with a nice kick of hop towards the end. Beer drinks easily for its 7+% abv. Wish troegs made this year round.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottled purchased in the greater Washington D.C. area in mid-2/13, poured into a 3Fs Teku long-stemmed glass, drank two bottles 2/20/13 over ~two-three hours.

A: 4.5 - beautiful amber-brown coloration, moderate clarity (gives the appearance that it's transparent but try to less translucent on attempted read-through than expected), whitish frothy 1 finger head dissipates very quickly into small glass lacing, barely perceptible alcohol legs

S: 3.75 - clean, Noble hop smell with mild bready/biscuity malt backbone

T: 4.5 - moderate bitterness on the anterior tongue with clean pale ale, begins to open up to reveal herbal/spicy qualities of the Columbus and Nugget, minimal alcohol tones, lingering earthy aftertaste

M: 4.25 - light-medium body, low carbonation

O: 4.5 - I really wanted to like this beer more than I did; unfortunately, I think that it's overrated (definitely not a 98!). Albeit this is one of the better imperial red/amber ales on the market, I don't really like the style as its seems too non-committed to my palate; the most appealing aspect of this beer is the appearance, which is truly beautiful with its light carbonation and red clarity; other than this, I think that there are much better imperials of all ilks on the market, so I'd rather spend less on a six pack of MF DIPA or RIS.

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Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
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