Road 2 Ruin | Two Roads Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A big, hoppy IPA with plenty of bite! Our assertive, hop-centric Double IPA has a lean malt backdrop and is brewed with four American hop varieties – Summit, Palisade, Cascade and Magnum. Piney, citrus, floral, not-for-the-timid!

Added by alexgash on 12-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,143
Reviews:
172
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
473
For Trade:
3
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Photo of spelingchampeon
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz pub glass.
Golden.. almost clear. Mildly foamed, settling to a nice layer that retains well. Smell of light malt, rich citrus and what I sensed was a good dose of pine on the nose. Taste was really even for a DIPA.. in that nothing was too strong. The prickly feel was balanced between from first to last drink (see below).. with the bitterness easy going.
Nothing was over-the-top trying to grab my attention. One thing I did find odd, was the first few smells/drinks had an odd aroma of mild mildew, but that was gone after my 2nd or 3rd drink.. replaced by malt? Still learning...

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Photo of Simon212
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of gobuccos
4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmg480
3.16/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Marraybay
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Drinkable hoppy DIPA, with a decent mouthfeel and glass presentation: The foil of malt in the backbone is passable, although I would have preferred a tad more. The one downside though is that it's a bit to "catty," which IMHO, prevents it from being a really good DIPA.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
3.52/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SMKilp
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vader444
4.35/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rockrob
4.07/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GorillaPress
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Favorite everyday beer

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a tulip. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving some stringy lacing sticking to the glass. The smell had a big sweet burst of citrus rind and pulp over top of floral features and gently allowing a light caramel malt delicately balancing. The taste was mainly bittersweet citrus hops and giving off a nice dry bitter citrus rind - like aftertaste. There’s no finish in this one. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sipping to sessionable quality about it. Carbonation seemed good for the style and for me. The bitterness level is there and good as a DIPA. Overall, I like this one as a DIPA and definitely recommend for DIPA fans.

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Photo of Lbrowne713
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of CSotire
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mglenn
4.66/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Love it. Do not care about the lack of smells. Doesn't smell bad and tastes and feels amazing. I would drink this everyday.

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Photo of tone77
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of citrus, mango, guava. Taste is citrus, resin, tropical fruits, malts are present, moderate bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer worth trying.

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Photo of SarcasticAaron
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of baldy00
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of srw
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Orangeish and pretty clear with a thin white head.
Smell: Subtle smell of hops and citrus.
Taste: Nice bitter and cirtus flavors that come in a lot stronger than I expected based on the nose.
Feel: Medium carb and it drinks very well for 8%
Overall: A very enjoyable beer. It would be nice if there was more to experience on the nose, but everything else is on point.

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Photo of Kevclarkhd
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Love this beer for CT

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Photo of Djack61481
4.9/5  rDev +25%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Bigpig43
4.52/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Guppy314
4.14/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a can, pours as an almost clear gold with an off-white thin head. Aroma is subtle of hops and indistinct citrus. Taste is all bitter hops and citrus (bit like tart grapefruit) sweet caramelly malt and perhaps dark fruit. Overall, really pretty solid.

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Photo of tdm168
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karenremom
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Road 2 Ruin from Two Roads Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 1,143 ratings.
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