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:
1,151
Reviews:
173
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
478
For Trade:
3
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Photo of Wi_brew_bud
3.69/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The look was dark and even like a dipa should be the taste was smooth but hoppy the smell was lacking but it was good. I personally would say it was a good extra IPA but it was a little weak to really call it a dipa. But it still isn't bad.

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Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DaveCash
4.17/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dmecca
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JebBelford
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of redsoxjim
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Bottle

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Photo of MDDMD
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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Road 2 Ruin from Two Roads Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 1,151 ratings.
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