Beer # 85 Tröegs Nugget Nectar

 

Tröegs Nugget Nectar

Name: Nugget Nectar

Style: Imperial Amber

Brewery: Tröegs Brewing Company  website

Country: USA

Region:  Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

ABV: 7.50% Abv

How served: 22oz capped bomber poured into a Gruut glass.       

My Overall Opinion: Amazing.

I paired this beer with: Homemade pizza with pepperoni, anchovies, green olives and garlic.  Great pizza & great pairing!!!!  

Tasted on:  Friday March 12th, 2010. 

Note:  Bottled on 01/04/10 Track # 091214.  I could drink this beer 6 days a week (I need to have some variety, so I will not drink this 7 days a week).  As for the 93ish IBU’s of this beer, it doesn’t hit you like an extreme hop bomb.  You know the hops are there, but it’s not in your face and very very drinkable.  The dichotomy of this beer is such that…If you don’t like hoppy beers or if you do like a hoppy beer, well this one is for you.  Too bad this is not a regular beer in S Florida. 

On the Label: Hopheads Nirvana.  Experience a heady Trifecta of Nugget, Warrior and Tomahawk hops.  93ish I.B.U.’s.  

From their website:

Alcohol by Volume: 7.5%

Hop Bitterness (IBU’s): 93ish

Color (SRM): Straw/ Orange

 Availability: Seasonal

Malts: Pilsner, Vienna, Munich

Hops: Nugget, Warrior, Tomahawk, Simcoe, Palisade

HopBack Hops: Whole leaf Nugget

Dry Hops: Nugget, Warrior

Yeast: Ale

 Seasonal Brew (February)

TASTING NOTES

Squeeze those hops for all they’re worth and prepare to pucker up: 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.

FOOD COMPLIMENTS

Cheese (Sharp, Blue, and Cheddar); Meat (Beef and Poultry)

Serving Suggestions:
Temp: 45-50° F  Glassware:  Pint Glass

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