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RATINGS: 1114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9824) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle 355ml @ Hotel room, The International Cozy Inn, New York, NY
Pours hazy copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, peach, citrus and caramel. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long peach and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (15605) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle. A clear, dark golden to amber colored beer topped by a small, dense, off-white head. The aroma is lightly bready, with caramel malts, perfumed candy and some pine cones and grass. It’s medium to full-bodied, with a soft carbonation. Rather dry. Less bread and caramel in the flavor, a decent bitterness showing up and there’s also a piney, grassy touch and some candy hints. Mostly bitter finish. A rather boring one, but at least it drinks easy. 150625

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Voodoo (455) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Pours a deep full amber with a white head which lingers.......aroma of malt, citrus.....taste is heavy citrus, bread, crisp, clean....quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OnTheTrail (137) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
I very much enjoyed this amber ale, one of my favorites of the style, so far. Aroma was nice, perhaps reflecting it being "hopback"

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
metalhead0043 (170) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 21, 2015
On tap at Shiki Sushi. Pours clear reddish copper with a pillowy white head. Aroma is mild pine hops. Taste is similar, piney hops with a caramel malt backing. Body is about average, slightly creamy texture. Overall a decent amber ale. Not my favorite style but a solid enough offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (11562) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 17, 2015
On Tap. Leicht trübes orangegoldenes Bier mit einer schönen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig harzig, Aprikosen, kräftig hopfig. Geschmack kräftig malzig, sehr hopfig, Aprikose, reife Früchte.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1147) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Clear , amber color; medium-size head. Aroma of caramel malt with a decent hoppy hit. Same notes in balanced taste . Good, hoppy beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheSilentSaint (98) - Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Pours clear dark red. Mouthfeel is light.. Smells hops and spices. Tastes good hoppy beer. Little yeast. Hint of spices with a caramel finish. Good hoppy beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1512) - New York, TURKEY - MAY 7, 2015
Draught @ Albion. Clear dark amber with copper tint, large creamy beige head, faint caramel aroma, low carbonation, bitterish caramel taste, medium finish. Felt generic but quite smooth

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2761) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
On cask at Rattle ’N’ Hum, NYC. Toasted toffee and apricot aroma with a white gummi bear accent. Almost clear bronze under white wisps and a thin ring. Sweet caramel flavour with apricot and pine hops, medium bitterness, and some lemon peel. Medium body, moderate to low carbonation, midway between smooth and crisp.

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