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RATINGS: 1132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PeterLikesBeer (104) - Berwyn Heights, Maryland, USA - NOV 4, 2005
Pours an amber color with a small head. aroma is grapfruity and in general fruity. Flavor is sweet with a nice mouthfeel. It is missing some hops though. nevertheless this is a good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ludhaber (104) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Good hop aroma with a subtle background of malt. Hop and malt are pretty well balanced. The texture is good with some butter cut by hop acidity. The taste is balanced, just a little bit heavy on the hop bitters.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dand645 (103) - Bayonne, New Jersey, USA - OCT 1, 2009
good amount of hops in both the nose and flavor, nothing really special, but a decent little beer with not too much going on

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boccefloyd (101) - Bon Air, Virginia, USA - JUL 16, 2010
pours a clear, coppery brown with a moderate , off-white head. Head retention is also moderate. On the the nose, this beer has little to no hop aroma but what there is appears to be of resiny american hops. Plenty of malt sweetness in the nose that probably overshadows the hops. A medium bodied beer that is well carbonated. The beer has moderate malt sweetness that is balanced with more hop flavor and bitterness than was in the nose. This definitely a good American Amber Ale that I will be drinking again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
popdoggy (100) - USA - DEC 21, 2007
This is my fallback beer. Love it. The drinkability and the palate are what makes it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flyingshoes (100) - USA - JUN 6, 2009
12 oz bottle. Not sure on the freshness of this one, but there was way less hop bite than I expected. A bit of caramel came through, and although taste was pleasant, it wasn’t very strong. Not bad, but as others have said, kind of neutral.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Slovak34 (99) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 31, 2003
My score does seem a little, but overall I was left unimpressed by this beer. I'm not one for overly hoppy beer and it seems as if they were trying to do too much with this brew

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheSilentSaint (98) - Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Pours clear dark red. Mouthfeel is light.. Smells hops and spices. Tastes good hoppy beer. Little yeast. Hint of spices with a caramel finish. Good hoppy beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
emerson430 (95) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - OCT 25, 2008
Nut brown color with a slightly off white, almost almond head. good lacing and nice nutty aroma. solid hop profile but not overpowering for the style. very drinkable

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
45thstbrewer (94) - Conowingo, Maryland, USA - FEB 11, 2008
Troeg’s HopBack Amber Ale is a good hoppy, yet balanced, amber ale with a white head.


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