Steph’s New Brew Review: Nugget Nectar 2016

Steph’s New Brew Review: Nugget Nectar 2016

Tröegs Brewing Company Nugget Nectar, a 7.5% ABV Imperial Amber Ale

Appearance Orange; off-white head; beautiful lacing.
Aroma Citrus and pine; subtle malt sweetness.
Taste Piney and tropical fruit hop notes balanced by honey-like sweetness; clean finish.
Mouthfeel Medium-bodied; moderate carbonation.
Overall Always one of my favorites.

This much anticipated seasonal offering from Tröegs Brewing Company stirred up even more anticipation this year with the debut of 12-ounce cans of Nugget Nectar donning the brand new Nugget Nectar logo.

The cans first appeared in Western PA and Northeast PA on Monday, January 18th, 2016, initially on site at the brewery.

The cans will hit DC, Maryland, and New Jersey on January 25 and Connecticut, Delaware, Ohio, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New York, and Virginia on February 1.

Click here to check out the “First Squeeze” events. These Nugget Nectar first tapping events will include giveaways of swag like art prints, pint glasses, and bottle openers featuring the new Nugget Nectar artwork.

Nugget Nectar is brewed with Pilsner, Vienna, and Munich malts and Nugget, Palisade, Simcoe, Tomahawk, and Warrior hops. Nugget Nectar intensifies the malt and hop flavors to create a dramatic hop encounter. Try pairing this delicious brew with Sharp, Blue or Cheddar cheese.

Wanna pick this one up? Nugget Nectar is available from February to March. Use the Tröegs Brew Finder.
Check out… this video from Tröegs Brewing Company.

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