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RATINGS: 1141   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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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
damienv10 (108) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2006
I’ll spare everyone with the details this time. This is essentially a pleasant slightly malty amber ale with a fairly long nutty finish and a hint of hops.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawkshadow (107) - Rural Retreat, Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2004
Whew, what a scent! First thing that hits you, very aromatic. The process (hop back vessel) gives exactly what they wanted. Good initail head that fades slowly to a lace on the glass. Flavor is like it smells, but not as strong. Very flavorful, but not something I could drink more than one at a time. Not exactly my thing but I can imagine a good following for this flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bag (106) - Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2008
From bottle... poured beautiful dark amber with medium creamy white head. Nice pine and citrus aroma. Sweet and spicy flavor. Loved it!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
broozer81 (106) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2010 Super Saver in Somerville nj, 6 pack with the bottled on date one week ago, wow thats fresh...best amber i’ve tasted.. nicely hopped, this taste great, could now be my weekend beer when i what to throw a bunch back without gettin to lit...great beer

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RPKLove (105) - Astoria, New York, USA - APR 22, 2010
This is a beautiful looking beer. Amber, almost brown, slightly hazy, with an incredible tan head which hangs around for a long while. This is exactly what an ale should look like. Definite citrus hop and sweet malt aromas. The taste is very smooth with some citrus hop bitterness and a nice malty finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daniellunsford (105) - - JUL 29, 2012
Incredible out of the box amber that is dry hopped for a floral nature unlike any amber on the market. Caramel, malt, and fresh hop taste

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ludhaber (105) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Snoop59 (105) - Penn Run, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2009
12 oz. Bottle. Pours a crystal clear copper with a frothy off-white head that leaves decent lacing on the glass. Great floral, hoppy aroma with a subtle caramel malt background. Up front the flavor is a floral with a faint citrusy hop taste, balanced nicely by a sweet caramel malty character. Smooth, balanced finish. Medium bodied. Excellent 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
   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


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