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Rye 95 - Two Roads Brewing Company

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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 16.43%
Wants: 3
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Roads Brewing Company visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: RDHerm on 01-30-2014

Two Roads Brewmaster Phil Markowski has taken a road less traveled with this rye-based version of a classic Belgian Tripel. There are unique twists and turns at every corner that give our spring seasonal its unique, fruity complexity. The beer is characteristically spicy with a dry flavor and aroma thanks to the rye. The addition of American-grown Mosaic and Amarillo hops add notes of white wine, blueberries and fruit punch. We also used a noticeably fruity/spicy yeast strain that adds characteristics of pear and clove. So take the next exit for a fruity, spicy flavor and intense hop character.
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A-hazy golden orange color with a fingers worth of white head that disappears pretty quickly to leave a thin layer of lace

S-pale bready malt backbone, light fruit sweetness, and yeast

T-similar to the smell with a bready malt base, light fruits, maybe some herbal hop presence, and finishes with a spicy rye kick

M-light to medium body with light to medium carbonation

Overall trying a new brewery for me, maybe not the most complex or best Tripel out there, but it's not bad either

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On-tap 3/23/2014 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub, in Pawtucket, RI served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a deep amber color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains strong spices, bananas, Belgian yeast, caramelized malts and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out very sweet with flavors of bananas, caramel, spices and other fruits. Then some breadiness comes in from Belgian yeast and a hearty malt character. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a decent balance. The after-taste is bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, strong kick, decent hybrid of styles, it’s a solid beer to drink for a while if you want something a bit different.

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3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Cellar temp bottle poured into a pint glass. The beer pours a hazy golden hue with minimal bleached white head.
Few streams of bubbles rise lazily towards teh surface and significant sediment floats in the midsection of the beer. I gotta drop the appearance due to little head retention
Aroma is spicy cloves and maybe some banana. Heavy with sweet bready yeast, peaches and pie crust. I think there is a mild rye presence, but it is very subdued.
First sip reveals an average body with very fine tingly carbonation. Slightly dry on the finish and generally mild texture. Easy drinking beer for sure.
Flavor is sweet candy sugar malt, a little bready yeast, cloves and light fruit. Sweet and complex is the best descriptor I can give.
Very easy to drink and no hint of the 9.5% ABV. I dont find any real hop presence to speak of and generally enjoy drinking the beer. An interesting and drinkable bigger beer for folks to try out.

Definitely worth a 6 pack.

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Rye 95 from Two Roads Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.