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

thanks to egrace84 for sharing this beer with me! Thanks elliot!

poured into pint glass.

Appearance: dark amber colored beer with 1 1/2 fingers white head. Thick lacing and I can count my sips from drinking the brew.

Smell: citris, pine, grassy, tropical fruits that smell juicy and dank. Get a hint of malts of biscuit and maybe some honey?

Taste: grapefruit and pine combo imparting a mild to moderate bitterness. Maybe some grass, and earthiness too. Malts are fairly noticable too. Bready and caramel sweetness. Finishes with mild bitter pine resin.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with a moderate carbonation. Easy drinker with lots of flavor really solid!

Overall: A great Amber Ale! It almost more of an Amber IPA. I would say that I prefer MBC Zoe over this beer, but it belongs at the top of the list for this style!

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Pours dark copper with one finger of white head that dissipates to a ring and leaves thick lacing.

Sweet apricots dominate the nose. Never smelled a beer like this. Some grapefruit and earthy notes.

Packs a bitter punch up front. More bitter than expected. Sort of a orange or lemony fruit rind type of bitterness. Very pleasant and drinkable. Each sip makes me want more.

Very sticky and thick mouthfeel.

Wow! Unlike any beer I've ever had. Closest thing that comes to mind would be Green Flash Hop Head Red, but this blows it away and is much more drinkable. At 7.5% this one could be dangerous. Wish I could buy it in TN.

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A- Pours a hazy copper-amber hue with a one finger head foamy head. The head is a beautiful caramel color. Good lacing and decent retention.

S- Mostly citrus and pine fragrances from the hops. Slight malt sweetness undertones.

T- Good doses of cascade hops. Malt backbone balances nicely with the bitterness. Finishes clean with a few lingering hints of the hops bitterness.

M- Slightly thin, but very drinkable. Weight is adequate to support the flavor profile.

Overall, this is a terrifically balanced brew that could be easily sessioned.

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Tröegs Nugget Nectar from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 8,569 ratings
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