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RATINGS: 1487   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.


HonusWagner's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1222) - Florida, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Supremely drinkable, modestly hoppy amber/ipa hybrid of sorts. Citrusy with caramel malty character. Really great.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
HellesBunny666 (77) - 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 (20) - - 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

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2014
I wish I had more of this. My dad got a single bottle in a mix-a-six, and I got half the bottle. I wish I had some notes to take when I was drinking it. This is one of the better IPAs I’ve had. The nose is great and all, but the taste is the best part. Nugget Nectar promises and delivers some massive hops, but it has plenty of sweetness from malts with the tropical notes on the nose and palate. Really a delight to drink. It’s got an incredible balance. It has that IPA bitterness, but the juiciness cuts through it almost just as quickly. Pine, tropical fruits, and definitely citrus come through a lot on this one. This is most definitely more of a midwest tasting IPA with its super enjoyable bittersweet combo. Truly excellent, and one of the best beers I’ve ever had.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ElGaucho (2156) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Falco242. Rich, sweet, fruity, hoppy aroma. Slightly hazy dark amber body. With a thin off white to almost tan head and excellent lace. My wife was drinking a beer she thought was excelsior lonely blonde and one look at it and I knew it wasn’t. Turns out a.bottle of ballast point sculpin was in a 6-pack carrier of lonely blonde and she didn’t look at the bottle while she was pouring. Anyway, I tasted it just before this and then realized we were both drinking 100-100 beers. This one certainly matches up to the sculpin. Perfect balance, piney hop, yet with a fruity, floral finish. Truly outstanding.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gripweed57 (510) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 12, 2014
Growler from Joe Canal’s in Lawrenceville, NJ. Bright amber orange color. Medium-sized rocky beige head. Nice clinging lace. Earthy toasted malt aroma has notes of floral hops. Creamy mouthfeel with a delicious malty caramel and nutty character. The hops are the star here, with a subtle resiny presence takes over and dominates the mid taste and finish. There is a symbiotic balance that makes for a wonderful and complex IPA. Outstanding and worth seeking out!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kayres (389) - , Georgia, USA - APR 11, 2014
Copper to orange. Thin off white head. Bright citrusy aroma. Enormous floral hop flavor obliterates any malt in place. Bit of a dry finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CelticJohnny (38) - New Jersey, USA - APR 8, 2014
Poured into pint glass. Amber with a finger of pillow like head, off white in color. Smells awesome! Loads of fruit (mango, peach, honeydew, cantaloupe, grapefruit) then it ends with a earthy hop aroma. Tastes of fruit, earthy, and malt comes in the finish. The palate is lightly carbonated and has a medium light mouthfeel. This beer is really great, I would definitely drink this again! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
robinvboyer (2877) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - APR 7, 2014
Deep copper, small white head. Big citrus aroma, loads of resins, and sweet caramel malts. Perfect mouth feel, solid carb. Incredible balance between the hops and malts. One of the most balanced ipas ive had in a while.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (218) - - APR 6, 2014
Amber/honey colored, clear, tall and persistent head. Yeasty, earthy nose. Full body, intense malt flavor, rich, good carbonation, assertive but smooth and very well balanced mouthfeel. Long, actually lingering palate, fruity finish. Bitter but not dry, Hoppy, emphasizing bitterness, more than aromatics, as the style demands. Not my favorite style but a delicious beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (2915) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 3, 2014
Bottle as shown thanks to Lee. Pours a cloudy orange copper with thick off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong floral hop and honey. Medium mouthfeel with sweet hop and light bitter finish. Very good.


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