Tröegs Nugget Nectar | Tröegs Brewing Company

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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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Photo of Bildo
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Photo of dougfur
4.09/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a fantastic light amber color, good head, very clear. Nice herbal hops on the nose and in the taste as well. It's got the character of an IPA, but a touch more malt and that works for me. Mouthfeel is good. I've been drinking NN for 4 years now and I find it to be a tad inconsistant. Some years are definitely better than others, but it's a very solid beer and I'll buy some each year.

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4/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.49/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- very nice amber color, also very clear nice carbonation when swirled 1 finger head with nice lacing.

S - Pine notes and citrus come shining through

T - starts of sweet with and finishes dry very fruity

M- medium body with creamy trails

O - A very nice amber ale or IPA whatever it is, I liked it very much, will definatley enjoy more!!

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4.65/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Pours a clear amber with great carbonation and frothy, lingering white head.
S: Hops to the dome with this one! Grassy citrus and pine notes dominate.
T: Tons of citrus, pine, hop resin out front, with a sort of biscuit-cookie aftertaste
M: Splendid smoothness! Really unbelievable how deliciously balanced this is.
O: For a hop bomb, this beer is surprisingly complex and extremely drinkable. The alcohol content is masked masterfully and the hop resin is slick and palatable, strong in character.

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4.11/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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2/5  rDev -53.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A world-beater. This is one terrific amber ale!

A: Red/Orange but clear. Nice fluffy one-finger head with a good lacing.

S: Citrus/Orange, piney, hoppy aroma with a bit of spice and sweet fruit.

T: Great balance of malty sweetness with a nice flavor from the hops. Obviously the hops are the star of the show here.

M: Fantastic. Amazingingly easy to drink with a perfect medium body.

O: Wonderful. A fantastically crafted beer that i easly one of the tops in this style of brew. I highly recommend you try it!

Serving - Bottle (this time) Previously had draft at the brewery.

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3/5  rDev -30.6%

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4.93/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

To preface this review, i am not a hop man, hop head or affiliated with hops in any way. I love my sours and imperial stouts through and through. I do however, greatly enjoy pliny and heady when i can get it.

This beer is fantastic, plain and simple. Massive grape fruit, pine and tropical fruit notes with hops that give a delectably intense and smooth flavor. This is a yearly mass produced contribution to the beer world. It is not bitter like some ipas and way smoother than most . It is extremely drinkable and undeniably delicious .

I have never had any other imperial ambers, and suffice it to say, i probably dont need to . It crushes 99% of ipas in my opinion and is one of my favorites ( still not a hop fan but will drink this all day) .

PS: also a great beer to drink a lot of, as the taste doesnt get old and it is very sharp and the smoothness is surprising even after many sips.

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Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
4.32 out of 5 based on 8,552 ratings.
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