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RATINGS: 1127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niko100 (2554) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Rich amber/copper color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of floral hops, caramel malt, & some spice; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel, hops, and citrus; Finish is slightly bitter; Nicely balanced; Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobdarrow (2) - - SEP 29, 2014 does not count
caramel, cereal, floral, citrus, amber, minimal head, light sweetness, light spiciness, lightly bitter, medium body, soft carbonation, slightly bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Tap, amber pour, white head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel, hoppy, bitter, like a pale ale.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsmerig (1450) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours a light amber with a foamy white head. Aroma is light syrup and floral hops. Taste is mildly sweet with a subtle sharp bite in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsandman (912) - New York, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle & on tap. Pours a nice orange amber, off white thin head. Aroma is caramel and bready malt, floral hop, light pine, toffee. Flavor is med/ full sweet, malty, but finishes with a nice bitter hop profile not typical of most ambers. Medium body, sweet and hop.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (2983) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours an amber color with white head. Caramel, herbal, hop aromas. Caramel, floral, hoppy, bitter, herbal flavors. Really solid amber ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2880) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Poured 12oz bottle from mix pack, pours a clear amber with a thick white head, aroma had some pine and hop aroma with a smooth flavor of a mixture of malt and a hop finish. Simple but nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2713) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Draft at some little place in one of the terminals at National Airport in DC. Amber pour with a slight white head. Big floral hop character in the taste and nose. Slightly bitter and strong malt finish. Solid.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jefcon (1595) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Lighter, even for an amber ale, and decidedly reserved for an aggressively hopped beer. Aromas of hop flower, bitter melon, resin and paper.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (19897) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Bruce, thanks! Hazy amber color, small white head. Aroma of caramel and grass. Taste is smooth caramel at first, then floral pine and fruit.


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