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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mvp (138) - Harper Woods, Michigan, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Poured from 12 oz. bottle. Red copper with a off white head and lacing that seems to last. lively carbonation, bitter flavor with a dry mouth feel. An amber Ale that slightly resembles an IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GhostFace (321) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 2, 2013
bright amber color with a thin white head. great nose of sweet malt and floral hops. flavors closely follow suit with a bit of lingering bitterness on end. full mouthfeel, soapy lacing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocJitsu (949) - Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Pours a crystal clear golden copper with a gigantic antique white head. The nose is that experience that occurs when both the malt and the citrus/pine hops fight for expression, but neither quite distinguishes itself. Mouthfeel is filling and slightly oily. The flavor is decidedly hoppy, where the nose was not. However, there is enough malt backbone to yield a sweeter ester in the flavor. In fact, if not for the moderately aggressively hopped boil, the result would’ve been a candied flavor. Pretty well-balanced, hoppy, and quaffable amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HeadyDE (502) - Delaware, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Draft offering..could have sworn I had reviewed this before..guess not..solid amber color..good hoppy nose with spice notes..very clean beer that packs a lot of flavor..intriguing spicy and hoppy characteristics and has just enough going on to be flavorful..solid session ale that goes well with food..

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
comedygene (8) - New York, USA - JUL 19, 2013 does not count
It wants to be an ipa and an ale at the same time. A very balanced beer with fruity hops notes mixed with caramel taste of a well flavored ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (3564) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle as shown. Pours a cloudy gold with small off white head. The aroma is stron floral hop and caramel. Thin mouthfeel with sweet hop and light bitterness in the finish. Easy to drink, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ed5388 (2089) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a hazy dark amber color with a small off white head. Nice citrus aroma of orange and grapefruit, with hints of wheat and honey. Taste of orange, grapefruit, pale malt, and lots of honey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mibsy (10) - - JUN 30, 2013
Hop Amber ale is one of my favorites, especially for a hopper red ale. Troegs puts out a number of quality products and this is up there near the top of my list for their beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tschof (58) - - JUN 23, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2013 Bottle into pint glass.Extra cold. Great flavor and smooth. Cold run on this one for a few months as it is very enjoyable. My second favorite troeg behind nugget nectar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2140) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark amber. Aroma has plenty of dark fruit, floral hops, caramel and cereal malts, and light toast. Nice flavor of sweet malts, dark fruit, and hops.

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