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Rye 95 - Two Roads Brewing Company

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106 Ratings
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 16.43%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | 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:
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.

(Beer added by: RDHerm on 01-30-2014)
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A. Golden, mostly clear, good frothy head that holds on and laces a fairly solid screen.

S. Phenolic, fairly belgianesque, a little rye spice and some bread, but hacked in half by an acetone aroma that is harsh and boozy, bad brett like.

T. Harsh. Light enough flowery up front with a bread like sweetness touched with honey, but quickly develops into the harsh paint thinner that I get in the nose, mixed with booze.

M. Thick slick body through and through, but brought mostly to balance with a high end carbonation.

O. Im sorry to anyone I sent this to in a trade as an extra, I should have tasted it first. If it isn't badly infected, then it is incredibly poorly done. I've given everything they make a chance: some excel, most are drinkable but forgettable, but this is terrible. Drain pour as soon as I finished reviewing it.

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12oz bottle into a Duvel tulip.

A: Clear deep amber body under a finger of fine white head that settles into a persistent ring and leaves spotty lace. Pretty nice.

S: Spicy, with phenolic yeast being slightly more predominant than the rye malt. Some raisin and apricot, too. Pretty pleasant.

T: Follows the nose - spicy rye malt, dry phenols, breadiness, and some dark fruits. Alcohol, herbal hop bitterness, and dry spice on the finish. Tasty enough, but a little harsh on the back end.

M: Lively, frothy, highly carbonated medium body. A bit over the top.

O: Pretty decent Tripel, with the rye malt really standing out nicely. The alcohol drowns out the hoppiness, sadly, and overall it's not terribly exciting. Like many Two Roads beers, it's perfectly acceptable but entirely forgettable.

Cheers!

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