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RATINGS: 1107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
euserphriendly (167) - Holland, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2009
I’m really enjoying the sixtel of this one. Just enough hop flavor to balance out the malty backbone of this amber. It won’t overwhelm but it won’t disappoint. Solid choice.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Larry_Duffman (84) - - JUL 19, 2015
I poured it from the bottle into a pint glass. It pours amber with a tan head and lacing. The aroma is pine and dried fruit. The taste is strong on hops and dried fruit with some biscuit and malt. There’s nice carbonation balanced with some smoothness. This is one of the best ambers I’ve had.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
musinj6 (466) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 14, 2015
One of the better ambers that I have had. Pours a copper clear with one finger head that dissipates.lacing minimal . Aroma of caramel, floral hops, biscuit medium bitter. Medium finish. Moderate carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobaidan (529) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Petty good for an Amber ale. Lot’s of floral hop aroma. Flavor is not bad, though a bit mild for my usual taste preferences. Finish is bitter, but overall it’s a fairly well balanced ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9625) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle 355ml @ Hotel room, The International Cozy Inn, New York, NY
Pours hazy copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, peach, citrus and caramel. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long peach and citrus finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (15380) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle. A clear, dark golden to amber colored beer topped by a small, dense, off-white head. The aroma is lightly bready, with caramel malts, perfumed candy and some pine cones and grass. It’s medium to full-bodied, with a soft carbonation. Rather dry. Less bread and caramel in the flavor, a decent bitterness showing up and there’s also a piney, grassy touch and some candy hints. Mostly bitter finish. A rather boring one, but at least it drinks easy. 150625

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Voodoo (430) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Pours a deep full amber with a white head which lingers.......aroma of malt, citrus.....taste is heavy citrus, bread, crisp, clean....quite good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OnTheTrail (89) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
I very much enjoyed this amber ale, one of my favorites of the style, so far. Aroma was nice, perhaps reflecting it being "hopback"

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
metalhead0043 (165) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 21, 2015
On tap at Shiki Sushi. Pours clear reddish copper with a pillowy white head. Aroma is mild pine hops. Taste is similar, piney hops with a caramel malt backing. Body is about average, slightly creamy texture. Overall a decent amber ale. Not my favorite style but a solid enough offering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10462) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 17, 2015
On Tap. Leicht trübes orangegoldenes Bier mit einer schönen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig harzig, Aprikosen, kräftig hopfig. Geschmack kräftig malzig, sehr hopfig, Aprikose, reife Früchte.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1080) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Clear , amber color; medium-size head. Aroma of caramel malt with a decent hoppy hit. Same notes in balanced taste . Good, hoppy beer.


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