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Road 2 Ruin | Two Roads Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.92/5
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1,172 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#6,165
Reviews:
176
Ratings:
1,172
pDev:
9.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
487
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,172 |  Reviews: 176
Photo of joeseppy
4.32/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On draught. Domed sun gleaned copper tone. Aroma is malt biscuit and citrus with overripe pineapple. Fresh pine cone forest. Taste is biscuity with just enough malt, hop and citrusy. Mouthfeel is creamy and hop sniping in. Spider lacing sticking. I really dig the lighter side of this DIPA as most tend to be syrupy and "thick". I always say tap beats a bottle anyday. Paired this up tonight with Buzzard Bay Ma oysters. Would definitely get again. Solid pick.

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

Photo of smcel371
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fitzy84
3.64/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Bought a bottle at the Beer Shop in East Longmeadow. The beer pours with a slightly murky , hazy orange color with a thin ring around the glass and patchy lacing. Nice aromas of piney hops with a little sweetness to it, maybe honey? Taste follows the nose with a hoppy citrus flavor with a light bitter aftertaste. I found this beer very drinkable. The mouthfeel gave it a somewhat light, but not too watery texture, especially with the heavy hop characteristic. Overall, I found this beer very enjoyable, especially thanks to its mouthfeel dimension.

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Photo of ajwii33
4.19/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jhlosito75
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Antg8989
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of coljesep
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of GormBrewhouse
3.7/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Great nose but a little thin for a dipa. Bittering is spot on but finishes a little off. Could be because it was six months old , otherwise a good regular beer.

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

Photo of Dmod81
4.71/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Strong hop forward taste. Strong notes of citrus and pine. Beautiful

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Photo of JLK7299
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sphmiel
3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TedStrosser
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CNoj012
3.53/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a hazy orange golden color with a one finger white head that sticks around for a while. There is some spotted lacing as well. The taste and smell of this beer are the same. Too heavy on the sweet caramel malt in my opinion. There is a lot of floral and some citrus and piney hops as well, but the malt is too overpowering to really appreciate the hop flavors. Feel is medium and slick. Overall a decent beer, but I'm glad I only got a single bc I would not buy this again.

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Photo of Kinger22
4.39/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It pours a copper color with a light head. The smell is light tones of floral and earthy hops, and the taste follows suit. For an 8 percent beer, it was easy-drinking.

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

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

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

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

Photo of Supergenious
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Misto! in Kittery.
A bright gold color. Small white head with a little lace.
Aroma of citrus, tropical fruit, and sweet malt.
Taste followed the nose. Grapefruit, pineapple, and caramel.
Balanced and smooth.

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Photo of joberlander
3.43/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MichaelT86
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of the better D.IPAs I have easy access to (living in Connecticut has very few advantages, this is one) nice and distinct without being over-powering. If you're looking for something like a Six Point's Resin it'll be flat by comparison, but it's a bright, and still assertive IPA.

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Photo of Slickman
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Road 2 Ruin from Two Roads Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 1,172 ratings
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