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RATINGS: 1110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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Bosco (351) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Clear brown amber with minimal head and sticky lacing. Nice bitterness up front with a clean finish. Toffee, rusty, a bit metallic. $9.99/multi sixer at Wegmans Leesburg VA

3.8
Darwenus (1159) - Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2016 Pours amber in color, faint head. The aroma is rich, brown sugar notes, some citrus. The flavor adds apples, coriander, and a faint, grassy burn from the hops. Amended review: I had this again eight months after my first review, and I liked it a lot more than I did originally. I picked up on some mild whiskey notes this time, and some spice. It’s delicious. I’ve re-rated it from a 3.2 to a 3.8.

3.8
bartzluke (598) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 26, 2015
6 oz pour into shaker from tap. Orange, fairly clear, moderate head. Pleasantly bitter and fruity. A hint of sweetness. Nose is citrus, pine, and bitter

3.6
voyageurmike (508) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Draft in shaker, clear dark amber full bodied ale. Thin white head. Caramel malt flavor backed by hops, long finish.

3.8
Dr_Fellini (1020) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a nice amber color with an off white head. Aroma is huge hops, citrus, floral, resiny. Nice crisp amber malts, caramel, toast. Delicious amber!

2.9
DubCInjun (40) - - JUL 31, 2015
Pours amber with a small, light tan head and some lacing. Light mouthfeel with a peach-ish taste and bitter finish. Solid.

3.8
Larry_Duffman (598) - - 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
musinj6 (510) - Dedham, Massachusetts, 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
bobaidan (530) - 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
Meilby (11687) - 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.


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