Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale | Tröegs Brewing Company

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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

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3,081
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Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.45%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, bottled 2/17/12.

Poured into a tulip, and this is a good looking beer. Two fingers tan-cream head which lingers for a good while, and a deep copper body with dark amber edges in the light. Pretty good notched lacing.

Delicious resiny, citrus hops on the nose. A hint of confectionery sweetness over a bit of bready malt.

Easygoing sweet citrus and a strong bready backbone right off the bat. The mouthfeel is full-bodied, and compliments the malt profile well. The bittering effect of the hops comes only at the finish, really, and even then it's very under control. Well balanced, refreshing, and neither dry nor cloying.

Definitely a great go-to offering from Troegs. Highly recommended.

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Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale from Tröegs Brewing Company
4.02 out of 5 based on 3,081 ratings.
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