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
Ratings:
8,555
Reviews:
2,549
Avg:
4.32
pDev:
9.49%
 
 
Wants:
1,417
Gots:
1,903
For Trade:
25
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Ratings: 8,555 |  Reviews: 2,549
Photo of MosaicFlyer
3.74/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was once a stellar beer. Since the brewery moved from Harrisburg to Hershey the bottom has dropped out. It was once a beer I waited the entire year for and would horde as much as I could. Now, I buy a six and hope it has changed. The fresh citrus/hop punch that made it so unique has been replaced by blandness with very little mouthfeel. This year, like the past couple, I will be limiting my consumption to one six. However, I still look forward to Nimble Giant - which has stepped up to replace NN has my favorite beer from Troegs. June cannot come soon enough.

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Photo of MikePacheco12
4.2/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kstgeorge
4.14/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

-clear, amber bottle pour with a fruity hop aroma. The flavor is dominated by fresh hops. Apricot and some grapefruit are dominant. The hop bitterness is only moderate. There is a caramel note in the malt base. This is tasty and welcomed.

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Photo of florisj135
3.75/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thomda11
4.49/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mnj21655
3.68/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a perfectly clear amber and in color with a finger finger of off white head. Aroma is very muted with a bit of sweet malt and some pine hiding in the background. Taste is a bit of a letdown in that it is quite average; moderately sweet caramel malts with some pine. Moderately bitter in the finish. Medium in body, a bit of hop slickness, a touch of almost syrup like sweetness, and moderate carbonation. Overall I was a bit let down here. I have very fond memories of this beer from years ago but it just doesn't do it for me right now.

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Photo of _Adam_
4.49/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of selimsivad519
3.13/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wch5004
4.41/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of beanpole
4.71/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: Dark red/ amber. Off white head
S: Fantastically hoppy scent with hints of citrus
T: Not overwhelmingly hoppy, hints of fruitiness.
F: Surprisingly light
Overall: One of the tastiest of tasties

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Photo of Samlover55
4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz can into Nonic Pint
BB 5/24/27
L- clear dark red/light brown with somewhat of a pinkish hue as well, huge foam head, lacing
S- bright hop aroma, sweet caramel malt
T- I don't know if I've ever tasted anything like this, smooth (light, dare I say) malt, followed by a juicy burst of tropical fruit, and smooth clean finish with the just right amount of hop bitterness to bring you back for another sip
F- continuing with the rest of this beer it is smooth and easy drinking, with a medium body and average carbonation
Overall this is just an amazing beer, so smooth, flavorful, and balanced, actually has this nice subtle thing going as well, really really nice job

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.17/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DMc8ride
4.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.07/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeastOfTheNortheast
4.16/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Buddance
4.17/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eaglephile
3.97/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Profundobaso
4.27/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at a restaurant in NYC.

L - Amber red, head quickly dissolves, leaving behind some lace.
S - My favorite part of this beer. Strong hoppiness, but not overpowering. Some fruitiness as well.
T - Did not taste as hoppy as it smelled, but very refreshing. A complexity in pine, flowery, and fruity flavors that probably come from the different styles of hops used.
F - More body than an IPA, but still refreshing. The alcohol is well masked. Carbonation is perfect.
O - This was good beer. Not my favorite style for this time of the year, but it really is great for hop-lovers.

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Photo of Ada_Ace
4.44/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Instant favorite.

Had on tap in Wethersfield CT.

Deep amber color, well carbonated with a sweet piney smell. Light off white head that dissapates quickly, somewhat lacey. Excellent taste.

This one is a no brainer if its available for you to try, id even recommend buying it in the store.

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

Photo of BigMFDaddy
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of festizio
4.09/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

12 ounce bottle poured into a tulip glass.
L--Orange amber color. Nice, tan/white head that faded away, but left some lacing.
S--Sweet, light hoppiness, but leans more towards maltiness.
T--Grapefruit from the hoppiness and yeasts from the maltiness. Slight hints of pine and caramel.
F--A little sticky after feel. Nicely carbonated.
O--Excellent. Will keep my eye out for more. Troegs just rocks, they put out so many great beers, I'm glad I live in state.

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Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
4.32 out of 5 based on 8,555 ratings.
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