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RATINGS: 1135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Troegs HopBack Amber gets its unique name and taste from the HopBack Vessel in our brewhouse. Packed full of whole flower hops, each batch circulates through the vessel, creating a fresh hoppy aroma, spicy taste and rich caramel note that defines this signature amber ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
footbalm (1219) - Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota, USA - SEP 24, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2004 Clear amber with white head.Light fruity hop nose.Not a strong hop flavor.I get a little caramel note over the fruit that I thought I would get.Rather thin with little finish.But it tastes good.I drank the last of this after letting it sit.What a difference.The hops came out much more and I found this to be enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - SEP 21, 2004
dark orange with an inch thick white head. Nose is hoppy, but not as citrusy as I expected coming through the "hopback" system! Perfumy and soft, somewhat grassy, although some pine and orange rind start to come through once it warms. Body is rich and citric flavors bounce off the sides of my mouth...this tastes like grapefruit juice at first...where was the warning in the nose? Malts are soft, pale, sweet, light. Even the hops at the finish are bitter on the back sides of the tongue but never taking dominance like I expect. This is a fun beer. Tangy and fruity aftertaste like juicy fruit gum!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dthmtldgn (32) - barrington, New Jersey, USA - SEP 19, 2004
pretty good. has a kick though. very hoppy. probablyt will buy again, but would rathe get another example from this brewery first.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tweety83 (26) - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2004
Has a hint of caramel flavor. Does not have a stong hoppy taste. I wouldn’t get this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 9, 2004
Thanks to my pal up in Philly, dberger624, for sending me this Toregs brew!

Pours a handsome amber / copper colored body with a bountiful tan colored head, there are sheets of lacing all over the place!
The aroma and flavor are thick with Cyprus and Pine tree mulch. Exceptionally spicy with that huge hoppy backbone, some black pepper; there are also terrific maltyness here, Great notes of caramel. The palate is very nice and oily… I really am enjoying this brew! I would think it would be more widely talked about than it is?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tony2times (23) - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2004
nice color, a golden amber with a creamy head. there was a slight haze when poured. nice hoppy aroma with a balanced yet slightly bitter flavor and a good finish. yummy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2004
Somewhat malty with a good amount of hop aroma. Body is very well balanced, and makes for an easy drinker.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
intouch (15) - Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2004
A well balanced ale. Nice head, great hops and smooth finish. A great all aroung beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
drkilmer (35) - Myersville, Maryland, USA - AUG 18, 2004
Bottle. A very nice, hoppy amber ale. Hops are citrusy and nicely ballanced by the malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2004
Bottled. Golden/amber color with a small off white head. Aroma of hops and citrus. Sweet malt taste with a nice hop/ citrus bitterness.

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