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RATINGS: 1505   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 93   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Squeeze those hops for all they’re worth and prepare to pucker up: Tröegs’ newest single batch brew, Nugget Nectar Ale, will take hopheads to nirvana with a heady collection of Nugget, Warrior and Tomahawk hops. Starting with the same base ingredients of our flagship HopBack Amber Ale, Nugget Nectar intensifies the malt and hop flavors to create an explosive hop experience.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (545) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 3, 2014
12 oz bottle into tulip. Thanks Justin! The pour is a solid amber color with a nice white head and some good lacing. The aroma is pretty floral, but not as hoppy as I'd like to see. It's definitely got some solid malt notes. There isn't a whole lot going on, but it's solid. The flavor is pretty good. It's not overly dominant in any fashion. There is a light bitterness up front and then it fades through a nice maltiness, but there isn't a whole lot of dominating factor there. The mouth feel is pretty solid, with a nice carbonation, but a thin aftertaste. The flavors don't linger excessively long, but it's pretty good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ebone1988 (208) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Aroma is floral, sweet fruit, lovely. Appearance is amber, almost pink. Tastes as it smells, sweet, floral, pretty good. Mouthfeel is nice, not dry but decent carbonation. Overall, solid, but not as good as I want.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maxbier (149) - Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Amber color with tan head. Aroma of sweet citrus dried apricots hint of pine. Tropical fruit malty sweet with hop bitterness and piney citrus hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeuroPliny (142) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 27, 2014
Tasted at Troegs with ML. Pours orange-amber; white head. Aroma is canned peaches, citrus, and hops. Flavour is pleasant sweet malts, citrus, and dry hops. Very nicely balanced. Moderate body. Perfect for a patio when you have spring fever!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (1246) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2014
Pours a yellowish pale red. Nugget hops on the aroma, pine and grapefruitiness. Grapefruit and lemon are the present hop flavors, with just a little grass and floral note. Nice malt backbone to round it out.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
islay (1067) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2014
Approximately 3 oz. pour from 12 oz. bottle provided by falco242. Consumed on 4-19-14. Initially sweet and malty aroma features yellow plum and golden raisin scents. Then a piney hops presence developes in the nose. Pours a clear brass/amber with taupe head. Good lacing. Very nice, dry, piney flavor. Medium body. Lively in the palate. Quite a good beer.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
emojams (8) - - APR 20, 2014 does not count
truely a freeking great beer , it has the hoppy flavor i love and its ease of drinkability is awesome.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (3763) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 19, 2014
Aroma is citrus, wet hops and pine. The flavor is citrus, earthy malts, grapefruit, hop resin notes and a bitter/slightly tangy finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
HellesBunny666 (147) - Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
Happiness! Perfectly balanced ipa, beautiful dark amber color. Intense hops, floral, fruity, sweet, honey. So smooth. One of the best beers I ever had.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Nehpets (23) - - APR 17, 2014
Best imperial double IPA. Only beer to be completely balanced. There is a tremendous amount of hops in here, but it is truly in concert with the abundance of flavor. Not for the west coast IPA fans. This is an east coast monster


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