Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale | Tröegs Brewing Company

Tröegs Hopback Amber AleTröegs Hopback Amber Ale
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Tröegs Hopback Amber AleTröegs Hopback Amber Ale

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

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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Ratings: 3,095 |  Reviews: 1,174
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4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Ive had this on tap, and in bottles, this is my dart playing beer

A: Darker amber with white head

S: Nice floral bitter hop and caramel malt aroma

T: Fresh hops, and caramel malts, nice amber ale with hints of spiceyness

M: Medium bodied and medium carbination, bold but very smooth

O: Great hoppy amber ale, a nice body and full tasting beer, one of my go to beers to shoot darts or if wanting a drinking beer

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4.03/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle that's dated as 9/22/11 into a pint glass. Bought it on my trip to Delaware.

Pours just like the style says, a nice light amber color, with a decent two finger white head. Leaves mild lacing.

Wow, for an amber ale this has quite a hoppy nose. The hops are pretty floral with notes of pine and resin.

Yep, its decently hoppy. What's nice about the flavor of this beer is that it isn't overly hopped, the hops are just a little more powerful than the malt. The malt is sweet with some caramel and are washed away by the aforementioned floral and pine hops. Some notes of citrus pith linger.

Surprisingly, not a dry finish like some hoppy beers are, this one is pretty neutral on the mouth, lighter side of medium body.

Very drinkable, practically session beer material. A great example of how you can make a hop forward beer without over doing it. Awesome amber ale to boot.

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Tröegs Hopback Amber Ale from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80.8% out of 100 with 3,095 ratings
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