AMERICAN CRAFT BREWS
Tröegs "Nugget Nectar"
Like the brunettes of the beer world, amber ales rarely get the attention they deserve, regularly upstaged by their sexier, splashier pale ale cousins. However, a little brewery called Tröegs, tucked away in central Pennsylvania, has burnished the style to high polish. The strongest of their amber ales is “Nugget Nectar,” a winter seasonal “imperial” spin on their awesome “Hopback Amber.” This brassy russet brew boldly goes where few amber ales have gone before; conquering an ultra-hoppy realm usually reserved for IPA’s. Buckets of caramel and cashew flavors duke it out on the palate with a powerful blend of Nugget, Tomahawk and Warrior hop varieties, whose ferocious citrus and herb characters dominate the aroma and finish. “Nugget Nectar” is a must-try for dedicated beer lovers exercising their rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of hoppiness.