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RATINGS: 1138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElDesmadre (3078) - Mikołów, POLAND - DEC 6, 2015
Bottle. Lots of grapefruit, some mandarine, worty-bready, slightly pumpernikel infused malt base. Rather shy bitterness given the style. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joejames (476) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass, pours clear deep amber. One plus finger light tan head. Nice lacing with moderate retention. Aroma of caramel and grapefruit. The taste has a moderate caramel sweetness which is balanced by an earthy bitterness. Medium bodied, light carbonation, creamy mouth feel. Finishes dry. Tasting notes of caramel, sour apple, herbs, pink grapefruit, walnut and white pepper. A solid amber ale. I’ve had many of these in the past, can’t believe I’ve never rated it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1993) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle from Wholefoods. Caramel and fruit punch aroma. Sweet caramel and fruit punch taste with a dry bitter finish. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElCapitan22 (338) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2015
Pours a gorgeous dark amber color and has excellent lacing. Smells almost of nothing.....Has a faint malt and hop aroma. Sadly, the taste translates from the aroma. Has a mild taste of hops but is mainly sweet and malty, but not overly so.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
N3lson1 (969) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Drank from a pint glass poured from a twelve ounce bottle. Pours a beautiful dark amber color with little white head. Smells amazing, perfect aromas of citrus hops and nice maltiness. Tastes a bit bland though, would love some more malt flavor, a good brew nonetheless!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1313) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Poured from the tap at the Blue & Gray Pub in Gettysburg, PA into a pint glass. This beer is a light copper color with a small tan head. The aroma is big on hops and citrus with a hint of pine. The flavor is full of hops and has that citrus finish. The brew is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A great ale.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bosco (290) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Clear brown amber with minimal head and sticky lacing. Nice bitterness up front with a clean finish. Toffee, rusty, a bit metallic. $9.99/multi sixer at Wegmans Leesburg VA

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darwenus (885) - Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2016 Pours amber in color, faint head. The aroma is rich, brown sugar notes, some citrus. The flavor adds apples, coriander, and a faint, grassy burn from the hops. Amended review: I had this again eight months after my first review, and I liked it a lot more than I did originally. I picked up on some mild whiskey notes this time, and some spice. It’s delicious. I’ve re-rated it from a 3.2 to a 3.8.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartzluke (598) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 26, 2015
6 oz pour into shaker from tap. Orange, fairly clear, moderate head. Pleasantly bitter and fruity. A hint of sweetness. Nose is citrus, pine, and bitter

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
voyageurmike (283) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Draft in shaker, clear dark amber full bodied ale. Thin white head. Caramel malt flavor backed by hops, long finish.


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