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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
klk343 (103) - - FEB 26, 2014
A clear dark amber color with a frothy of white head. Not much of a smell. A bitter aftertaste. A good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KChristie87 (12) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Has a soft ale smell to it. Ugly brownish color. The head was about a half inch and was an off white color. Had kind of a fruity IPA taste. A decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkinWell (335) - - FEB 25, 2014
Nice, frothy head and nice lacing. Nutty, spiced aromas. Bitter hops, slight cinnamon, very malty. Good amber beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ffaoe (307) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2014
nice aroma, amber in color with a nice head. good taste with a good hoppy but flavor that’s not overwealming

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (691) - Delaware, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Golden amber appearance with a foamy(ish) head. Excellent floral, malty hoppy aroma. Great taste, typical thick IPA mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
nathan30533 (842) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Little malty for my liking but for an amber ale.... this one is enjoyable. Taste of malt and hop. Good looking brew with a caramel / amber color and a wonderful forming head. Good brew. Not great brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillWyce (805) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2014
From notes: Poured clear golden amber with a 3-finger off-white head. Mild, resiny hop aroma with a touch of caramel malt. Medium body, a touch oily. Light citrus hops flavor, a touch resiny, with some caramel at the back.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (1153) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Mmm, a pretty tasty amber! It pours copper w/ a small white head that leaves significant lacing. The aroma is dominated by sweet malt w/ a tiny hop undertone. The taste is well balanced and quite drinkable. The malt flavor hits up front, followed by some nice bitterness, and ultimately ends clean. Pretty good stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrymel (1540) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Thanks to Keef for this as an extra! Bottled: 12/22/10 Poured to NB globe. A: Burnt orange ale with little head development. Thin, translucent film of yellowed white foam. No evidence of carbonation. Spotty lacing. S: Malty, woody backbone with earthy hops in there. The nose is non-intrusive, good for an amber. T: Good caramel malts meld into this beer allowing for a heavier amber flavor. I really like this, but feel like it’s a one at a time beer. Premium for the beer. Sweet and malty. M: Sweet, creamy mouthfeel. Exceptional. Leaves the mouth slightly dry. Medium-heavy body with lower carbonation. Good. D: As stated above, this beer is too much to drink too many. Just too heavy for sessionability. Serving type: bottle 02-20-2011

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElGaucho (2282) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle. Courtesy of Falco242 on his trip East. Nondescript aroma. Clear dark amber with a lasting but thin light tan head. Malt first but moderate hop in the finish. Nice flavor but feeling its a bit overrated.

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