While no German purity laws were harmed in the making of this beer, none were adhered to either. Troegs HopBack is an American amber ale made with Pilsner, Munich, and Crystal malts, which provide the caramel substance to carry a complex hop bomb that comes from five kinds of hops, including two circulated after brewing in the hop back (hence the name).
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