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Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale | Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Hopback Amber AleTröegs Hopback Amber Ale
BA SCORE
3.97/5
Very Good
3,096 Ratings
Tröegs Hopback Amber AleTröegs Hopback Amber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Standing 12 ft. tall at the center of the brew deck is our HopBack vessel; here, whole flower hops swirl in hot wort coaxing hop oil into aromas of grapefruit pith and pinesap. This bright hop nose is counterbalanced with malt tones of toffee and Caramel.

Hops: Cascade, Willamette, Nugget, Crystal

55 IBU

Added by Maestro on 09-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,226
Reviews:
1,174
Ratings:
3,096
pDev:
10.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
127
Gots:
585
Trade:
5
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.64/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass.

A - one finger head, amberish color. good looking.

S - some caramel and some mellow citrus. piney too.

T - starts with caramel, and finishes smooth with very mild citrus and pine. this is real well balanced.

M - very carbonated, medium feel.

Overall, This is a super well balanced beer....very mildley hopped, and balanced perfect with sweet malt...not overly bitter, not overly sweet, just an awesome amber.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.42/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from trade. Thanks! Been anting to try this one for a while. Pours a deep amber bronze with a nice slightly orange white head. Aroma is sweet fruity malt and hints of grapefruit hops. Light-medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavor is mostly fruity malts with an ever so slight hop zest. Not bad but also not super exciting. Excellent BBQ beer and I suspect it would go nicely with some pulled pork.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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3.88/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours a nice deep orange color, 1.5 finger off white head, light lacing.
S - Aroma is rich with caramel and a slightly toasted malt, pine and citrus hops, a little dank, and some fresh bread.
T - Sweet malt, some lighter bubbly citrus, caramels and bread, and pine on the end.
M - Creamy and sticky.
O - Great amber, something thats full of flavor that you could go to all year round.

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4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Troegs Hopback is a copper brown color with hints of gold and red. Has an average sized thick tan head with okay retention and moderate lacing. Aroma has a bit of sweetness and pine, with light caramel malts, not too much overall aroma here.

Taste starts with sweet and floral, then caramel malt, then tart citrus, with a clean crisp piney, floral, caramel finish. Mouthfeel is on the light side, a bit of creaminess and high carbonation. This amber ale is a flavorful, crisp,easy to drink beer.

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 3,096 ratings
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