RATINGS: 1150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (7388) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 1, 2012
12oz Bottle pours out a amber topped with a light head. Aroma of citrus, pine, some spice, and caramel sweetness. Taste was once again of the nice hop mix and sweet caramel malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttoadee (1435) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2017
Nice amber pour, decent off white head. Nose is carmel malt. Lightly bitter. Middle is woody hops, caramel, medium mouthfeel. Finish is spicy and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eRock_2013 (459) - South Carolina, USA - APR 27, 2017
Recently enjoyed this amber ale fresh on tap in Hershey, PA. Poured a standard but appealing amber ale appearance with proportionate white foam, while the aroma is surprisingly herbal and hoppy for the style. Hop-forward flavor yet with a caramel malty contrast, this medium-bodied ale was a unique and enjoyable rendition of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theprof (888) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2017
Tap. Floral hops and caramel malt. Pours a rich brown amber with white lace top. Taste has a similar sweet sour balance and both would be light to medium for me. Carbonation too. Considering how boring a balanced ale can be, this pleases

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrNosha (2224) - Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - APR 8, 2017
12oz Flasche. Schöne Bernsteinfarbe. Cremiger Schaum. Orange und Malz datu Karamel Duft. Antrunk erstmal dezent. Dann Karamel und Hopfenblume. Süffig und lecker.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
migwell (359) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 18, 2017
Bottle into my new Honest Weight willi becher. Pours kind of flat with the usual amber color for the style. Aroma of malt with a hint of citrus. Flavor is overly malty, bitter just a bit, caramel and toast. Mild bitter finish which doesn’t linger. Decent enough brew, but I’ve lost my taste for amber ales.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turboninja (710) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2017
[email protected] Well, NYC, USA. Not too special, but clear and has a malty character.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tognetta (951) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JAN 30, 2017
Âmbar translúcida, espuma alaranjada de ótima formação e persistência. Aroma carregado de caramelo, malte, lúpulos florais, leve amadeirado. Sabor de médio dulçor, amargor um pouco menos intenso. Corpo leve e média carbonatação. Com tempo de vai ficando menos floral e lupulada transparecendo mais o malte, mel, leve alaranjada, complexa na medida, final de média persistência e ótimo drinkability. Belíssimo exemplar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McGarnigle (645) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2016
6-pack bottles. Closer to an IPA than a traditional amber ale. There’s some caramel malt giving it color and a bit more backbone to it, but the hops are the star. If not a hop blockbuster, this definitely brings the hop flavor (pine and citrus). Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PanMarek (419) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2016
Cloudy, amber pout with thin, beige foam. Floral hops in the nose and a muted caramel malt. Light body and light fizz. The hops become more pronounced in the taste and provide a lingering finish. The hop presence makes the amber ale less malty and very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (6209) - Wauwatosa, USA - OCT 28, 2016
Copper color with a tallish beige head. Fresh citric aromas with a toasted and caramel malt background. I dare say, I hoppy amber, but Seems to be a bit more. Rich caramel light licorice and all kinds of hops flavors. Unfortunately I’m still stuck thinking about a hoppy amber. 5/11

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