Tröegs Brewing Company – Nugget Nectar

Tröegs Brewing Company - Nugget Nectar

Tröegs Brewing CompanyNugget Nectar

Imperial Amber Ale with fresh hops
Brewed in: Hershey, Pennsylvania
2015 BJCP Style: 19A – American Amber Ale
ABV: 7.5%
IBU: 93
Malts: Munich, Pilsner, Vienna
Hops: Nugget, Palisade, Simcoe, Tomahawk, Warrior
Best By Date: 5/9/17
Tasting on: 2/26/17
Glass: Craft Pint

Aroma: Overtones of strong fresh citrus, specifically orange. Undertones of minor flowery hops and minor lemon. 9/10

Appearance: Deep copper with light copper highlights. Excellent clarity. Off-white head with good retention. 9.5/10

Flavor: Medium-high hop bitterness and moderate orange and lemon in the beginning. Low-moderate medium-toasted malt with minor sweetness in the middle. Medium-high hop bitterness in the end followed by lingering hop bitterness and minor lemon in the aftertaste. 18.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: Excellent hop profile from the aroma to the aftertaste. Smooth, pleasant bitterness with a flavorful malt background that still lets the hops shine. 47/50

Final Score: 93% = A-

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