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Tröegs Nimble Giant (Best of 2016?) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

We didn’t set out to release another double IPA, but when we tasted this hop combination, we latched on and didn’t let go. It started as an experiment with mosaic hops, and after six scratch batches it became Nimble Giant. The layers of Mosaic, Azacca, and Simcoe hops take over your senses. Mango, tropical fruit and creamsicle notes give the beer a silky, juicy underbelly that builds to a punch in the face grapefruit rind, honeysuckle and pineapple. Read More »

Tröegs Troegenator Doublebock (Bourbon Barrel) | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Troegs recently released a bourbon barrel aged version of their award winning doublebock. Check out my review to see what I thought about this beer. Cheers! From the brewer: The Troegenator has awoken! After hibernating for six months in bourbon barrels, we’re excited to report that Bourbon Barrel-Aged Troegenator is ready for release today at 11am. The barrel-aging process has transformed Troegenator into a lush Double Bock with undertones of vanilla, oak, and toasted coconut amid a warm blanket of tangy bourbon notes.” Beer geek nation craft beer reviews Read More »

BGN Visits Troegs Brewing | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

Just a quick look at a recent visit to Troegs Brewing my local brewery. Had some great beer including Splinter Brown and their re-release of Impending Descent. Also had some great food there which you can check out as well. Cheers! Read More »

Tröegs LaGrave Triple Golden Ale | Beer Geek Nation Craft Beer Reviews

LaGrave, the first of our corked and caged bottle releases, is inspired by nature’s untamed beauty. Bottle conditioned and highly carbonated, this Triple Golden Ale is steeped in the tradition of strong ales originally brewed in Belgium. The unique Belgian yeast, which is fermented at a slightly higher temperature than normal, forms the bedrock of LaGrave’s complex flavors. Strong and alluring at 8% ABV, LaGrave boasts a sweet, fruity flavor with a well-rounded mouthfeel and semi-dry, lingering bitter finish. LaGrave will be available in 4-packs of 375mL bottles in our General Store as well as select retailers throughout Pennsylvania only. Tentative release date is mid-October. With the arrival of our new cork and cage filler and the constant growth of our barrel-aging program, LaGrave will serve as the base beer for a variety of future Splinter Series releases. “LaGrave is a seed that will ... Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Jason & Kevin / Troegs / Stone Cherry Chocolate Stout Video Beer Review

San Diego homebrewing duo Jason Fields and Kevin Sheppard submitted their Cherry Chocolate Stout for this year’s Stone March Madness Homebrew Competition and AHA Rally, taking top honors out of 40 entries that were judged. As a result, they earned the opportunity to make a dramatically scaled up version with Brewmaster Mitch Steele on the 120-barrel Stone Brewing Co. system.Once the beer was decided on, an additional brewer had to be selected to complete the collaboration. Deciding to bring in John Trogner, Head Brewer of Pennsylvania’s famed Tröegs Brewing Co. Read More »

Tröegs Perpetual IPA (2 Day Old IPA!) | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 228

In our constant evolution as a brewery, we’ve developed on undying drive to meld the organic and the mechanical. Perpetual IPA utilizes our hopback and dry-hopping to engineer a bold Imperial Pale Ale. Perpetual IPA is 7.5% ABV and 85 IBUs. It features Bravo, Chinook and Mt. Hood hops in the boil, Mt. Hood and Nugget hops in the hopback and Citra, Cascade and Nugget hops in dry-hopping. Read More »

Stone Cherry Chocolate Stout | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 226

San Diego homebrewing duo Jason Fields and Kevin Sheppard submitted their Cherry Chocolate Stout for this year’s Stone March Madness Homebrew Competition and AHA Rally, taking top honors out of 40 entries that were judged. As a result, they earned the opportunity to make a dramatically scaled up version with Brewmaster Mitch Steele on the 120-barrel Stone Brewing Co. system.Once the beer was decided on, an additional brewer had to be selected to complete the collaboration. Deciding to bring in John Trogner, Head Brewer of Pennsylvania’s famed Tröegs Brewing Co. Read More »

Double Trouble, Hopslam, Nugget Nectar Blind Taste Test | Beer Geek Nation Video Beer Reviews Episode 150

Here is EPisode 150!! I decided for this one to do something a little different and let you guys vote for what review I should do for this episode. So I posted a few ideas on the BGN facebook page and this is what you guys voted for! This is a “blind” tasting of Troegs Nugget Nectar, Founders Double Trouble and Bells Hopslam. We had no knowledge of what beer was in what glass and we went from there. Some of the results were surprising some were not. Let me know what you think! Cheers Read More »

Troegs Nugget Nectar | Beer Geek Nation Video Beer Reviews Episode 145

This is one of my favorite seasonal’s as well as one of the beers that got me into craft beer. Check it out and see what I thought. Squeeze those hops for all they’re worth and prepare to pucker up: Tröegs’ newest single batch brew, 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. Read More »

Tröegs The Mad Elf Holiday Ale | Beer Geek Nation Video Beer Reviews Episode 116

Its officially the holiday beer season for me when this monster beer hits the shelves. This has always been one of my favorite holiday ales, but does it maintain it’s status with this years batch? The combination of Cherries, Honey, and Chocolate Malts delivers gentle fruits and subtle spices. Fermented and aged with a unique yeast , this ruby red beer has significant warming strength that underlies the character of this Ale. Read More »