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Rye 95 | Two Roads Brewing Company

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3.66/5
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219 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Roads Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States
tworoadsbrewing.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Spring

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.

Added by RDHerm on 01-30-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,982
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
219
pDev:
14.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
69
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 219 |  Reviews: 41
Photo of Kegatron
3.06/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of ChrisIPA
3.28/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ela
3.62/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of baseball636
3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisMyhre
3.42/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BranfordBound
3.41/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Heard a lot about this Tripel and I know Phil came make some amazing stuff with Belgians so I decided to pick up a single bottle of this stuff. Ended up pretty disappointed, the look was there but the flavor was a bit off to me. The yeast just didn't seem right and I wasn't a huge fan of the rye here. I normally love a spicy/estery Tripel but this one couldn't seal the deal. Body was a bit too heavy in the end, as well.

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Photo of Kword55
3.4/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mltobin
3.37/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IMFletcher
3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of B_W
4.01/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Can poured into a pint glass. Light and clean appearance, almost too average looking. Taste is far more interesting though, with more sweet and hop flavor than a typical tripple. Rye spice could be stronger but still helps the overall balance. Definitely worth a try!

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Photo of porter_collie
3.83/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

An interesting, if overly sweet, take on a Tripel. The rye adds a little spice which makes the beer memorable. The hop additions nicely compliment the sweetness and typical Belgian spicy yeast character, bringing out berry and marmalade notes. No booze flavor whatsoever. A Frakenbeer for sure, but worth a try.

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Photo of BostonPhilly
3.55/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KTCamm
2.77/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

4/25....pours clear gold with a light touch of white foam. Light rye nose, but almost nonexistent. Lemon soapy taste, harsh bitter. Underlying corn sweetness. Most beers from Two Roads are solid, but this is a miss.

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Photo of stakem
3.16/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz can poured into a cervoise. The brew appears a clear copper color streaming with bubbles in support of a firm white head that fades slow leaving stringy lace.

The nose has a peculiar corn-like sweetness overtop slight belgian phenolics smelling of spice and clove.

The taste is sweet like corn mixed with mild sulfur and a light belgian spice similar to yeasty clove.

This is medium bodied and modestly carbonated. An interesting brew that is worth trying but I dont think I could see myself getting behind this again when two roads other offerings are so much mire enjoyable. Thanks again for this Heath.

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Photo of DuBeats
3.97/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dextermcgurk
3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlackHawk89
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Patches826
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jlindros
3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light fizzy head that fades fairly quickly, crystal clear honey golden color.

Nose is interesting, tons of spicy fruity rye, a strange fruity and grassy hop, a little yeasty aroma, with lots of fruity esters, esters all over, light phenols too, nice sweet golden Belgian malts, little lemony cereal, light fusel alcohol.

Taste brings more sweet malts, Belgian golden malts with more cereal and toasted flavors, sweet candy, with light booze, plenty of fruity esters, too many hot esters, some phenols too. Some fruity spicy rye, fruity grassy hops, little citrus note, apple fruit, mixed with a weird bitterness, hint of phenolic spices. Finish is drier but sticky sweet, lingering bitter rind, lemon cereal, fruity esters, fruity rye, and a little phenolic booze.

Mouth is med to heavier bod, nice carb, hot booze.

Overall eh, some interesting characters but too sweet, fruity esters go too crazy, decent rye character, and weird mix of fruity flavors and bitterness with phenols, just a weird blend of flavors.

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Photo of gonzo000
3.69/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very good lemony beer. The rye did not seem to play a big role, but the flavor was nice and it was crisp. Good beer.

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Photo of ColdOneKev
3.64/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Czarkazm
3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled 2/24/2015. Pours a very transparent pale honey color. Only slightly darker than the usual macro lager. Nice looking pearl white head with decent lacing. Strong belgian yeast comes through on the smell, ripe bananas, spiciness, some green apple fruitiness; smells sweet. Thick sweetness on the taste, typical yeast esters you would get on a triple, but lacks complexity. Sweet crackery malts play well with the belgian yeast strain. Sweet banana fruitiness throughout. Was hoping for a more hop-forward tripel after discovering this one's hop profile.

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Rye 95 from Two Roads Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 219 ratings
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