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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewDad (4632) - Olympia, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Amber in color, clear with a thin head. Awesome beer at the GABF 2012. I loved drinking this beer Nice hops backing and finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gmb5127 (229) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Aroma is not very prevalent, but the taste is exactly what I want in an amber. It?s very crisp and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1366) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2013
På fat. Bärnstensfärgad med medelstort vitt skum. Doftbilden är grape, karamell, apelsin och svag blommighet. Grape, citronskal, karamell och örtighet i smaken. Krispig citron i eftersmaken. Mycket väl avvägd sötma och beska.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (552) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Deliciousness. Malt body with great hop finish. Love the citrus hop flavors.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bamsen78 (2411) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2013
Draught @ Fire Works, Arlington, VA. Pours clear light amber with stable white head. Faint aroma of nothing with a little bit of something, perhaps hops. Faint.,slightly bitter flavour of hops and yeast. Rather bitter and metallic aftertaste. OK but nothing revolutionary.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4256) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2013
Draft sample at Rustico, Alexandria. Pours clear amber with cream head. Aroma of malt, fruity hops, citrus, caramel and grapefruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation. Nice brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (1737) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 6, 2013
The beer has a nice amber color to it, passes some light through it, has a nice foamy white one finger head and some decent lacing on the glass. The smell is average with some citrusy notes and mild maltiness to it. The taste is decent with a nice malty flavor which transitions smoothly into a hoppy finish. The mouthfeel has a mild bitterness from the hops and the beer is well carbonated. Overall, a decent amber with a nice hoppiness to it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmarsh123 (163) - Indiana, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Pours a light amber color with lots of bubbles. A small white head that dissipates quickly leaving some lacing on the side of the glass. Smells of caramel malt with a little breadiness. Not a lot of hops to the nose surprising given the name. Taste of caramel with a bready finish and the earthy hops make an appearance at the end of the palate. Good and sticky for a lighter beer. You can tell there’s lots of caramel malt in this but it is far from too sweet. Overall I think of this beer as Nugget Nectar’s little brother, but it’s still a good beer on it’s own for when NN is out of season. The first time I ever had this beer was on draft and it was a lot more amazing than in a bottle. I’d love to try it again on tap if I could ever find it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwoeltje (2212) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - SEP 27, 2013
(bottle) amber with small off white head. Aroma of slightly sweet malt and a bit of grassy hops. Taste is similar - some caramel malt and grassy hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3014) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Six pack bottle Moose brought to the house from the Shell beer cave outside the fair grounds! A perfectly hopped amber. Good bitterness but not overpowering where it buries the malt.


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