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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (2143) - 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 (2925) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
George999 (372) - Colorado, USA - APR 16, 2015
From the tap the pour is clear dark red not quite auburn, a bright red to orange hue in current lighting, Aroma is Light Hoppy citrus notes, taste is hops malts and a slight red apple sweetness, finish is malty with a medium mouth feel

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
floydslip (337) - Washington DC, USA - APR 9, 2015
Amber beer with a thin foamy off-white head. Rather strange nose of menthol, soap, perfume, and funk. Flavor is better with a nice malty caramel sweetness up front followed by a medium bitterness of spruce, pine, and resin. Rather thick on the palate, this is an unusual beer that grows on you.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rjplumer (984) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - APR 6, 2015
Pine caramel hop aroma with some spice thrown in. Brown and amber clear colored body with only a thin head. Crisp and malt taste. Mild bitterness. Bold malt finish with a light caramel in the background.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mstrcrwly (949) - New York, USA - APR 4, 2015
on tap,poured into a pint glass..amber color with fluffy white head..aroma of pine,resin,caramel..crisp,bitter..decent stickiness...middle of the road.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1762) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Appearance: Clear amber body with a dense light tan head. Great retention.
Aroma: Herbal tea, light grapefruit and orange peel. Airy. Moderate strength aroma, leans mildly bitter.
Taste: Intro is light with malts with overlying dry airyness. Hop presence builds to grapefruit and orange with some floral overtones. Bready malts underneath. Dry quick finish.
Palate: Crisp with moderate carb.
Overall: Nice amber ale, clean and brewed well. Could use more modern hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5179) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2015
On tap at Tap-House Munich. Amber with a huge head. Caramel nose followed by mild citrus-caramel flavours. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroadestTom (374) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Aroma bread, cereal, Appearance amber, clear, frothy, Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate light body, thin feel, average carbonation, Overall not great but not worth missing

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doofgoblin (487) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Dude. You should definitely check this out. Aroma is lots of stone fruit: peaches, berries and a little citrus to round it out. Think mangosteen. For those of you who’ve never heard of a mangosteen, you know what to do--Google That S#!%. It has a nice sweetness that assimilates the fruity hop flavor. It’s not particularly bitter... so if you want to warm your hop adverse friends up to the joys of hops...try this one...

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