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RATINGS: 1124   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.


3.6
   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.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bradner (91) - Oswego, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2009
From 12 oz bottle. Taste of malt and hops. Taste of caramel. The bottle indicates that there is spice in here, if so it was not very prevalent. A pretty good beer, but in my opinion it is a bit overrated.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dancatts (91) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2007
Troegs doesn’t disappoint with lovers of light hoppy beers with this one. Nice light start with a very hoppy aftertaste. Light color and texture give away later to a good strong aftertaste that leaves you craving more.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
phillybass (90) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2012
An easy drinking amber ale with good malt and a slightly stronger hop note than usual. One of my favorite session beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SirTom (89) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 5, 2003
Hop aroma was stronger than the hop taste. * Had this at a beer club meeting with many other beers, hence I don't remember all my comments - only the ratings which I wrote down at the time.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JdoubleyouS (82) - Erie, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2006
Pours a nice dark amber, with ample head. Rich heavy flavor with the hops coming through strongly. Great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightning9191 (82) - Christiansburg, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2008
Aroma is quite hoppy, seems to be a touch of malt. Beer is clear, with a small head a few minutes after pouring. Good color for an amber. Flavor is quite hoppy, a good amount of bitterness, all well balanced with the malt flavor. Like an amber IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swenocha (81) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - APR 13, 2010
Very nice amber pour. Balanced; not heavy on the hop aroma or flavor. Probably unfair to review this one after Alpha King. Nice caramel malt. Slightly hoppy finish. I liked it and will seek it out again though...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jobrewmeister (81) - - MAR 27, 2012
Red color with a half finger off-white head with pretty good retention. Smells very earthy, malt almost more prominent than bittered hops, bread yeast, amber malt and caramel. Taste of amber malt, light pine hop flavor and a light citrus hop flavor.


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