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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,143 |  Reviews: 172
Photo of jdhilt
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a four-finger white head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Crystal clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Piney, citrus nose and flavor follows - piney, almost grapefruit hops balanced with caramel malt. $2.89 for a 16oz can from Julio's Liquors Westborough, MA.

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Photo of ClavisAurea
4.32/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coombski
4.58/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of raycoll
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tedho21
3.54/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 50marathons
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice piny notes and great aroma.

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Photo of tautog
4.33/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of changdulla
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

Photo of mhs413
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The aroma is pretty pleasant and I like the toasted flavor. It is my first Two Roads beer, so I had no idea what to expect. I may buy it again, I may not. I certainly do not regret buying it today.

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Photo of Jeancarlos_reynoso
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

A clear orange amber color with a nice thick layer of white head. Malty backbone with some floral and citrus hops. Much more pine flavor and citrus than the aroma suggested followed by a malt caramel backbone finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Overall pretty drinkable with nice flavors. Somewhat older bottle and would love to try this fresh.

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Photo of scxcrunner
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dougwillhike
4.44/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nuebs
3.54/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Had on draft at Ciro's in Woonsocket, RI. Tried the new Two Roads offering last night loved the amberish color and nice aroma. Nothing overpowering, tasted a lot of hops up front but hops were balanced some malty mouth feel it was an above average beer and very solid offering, I can't believe how CT beers are starting to evolve and become first class offerings. Two Roads is a great new brewery and looks like the beer matches the crafty names and creative labeling. It had one flaw in it's bitterness didn't seem to match it's hop profile but that's just me being picky.

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Photo of tkrane
3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CMundt4994
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redbarnbikes
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mackeyse
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of brewandbbq
3.63/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

16oz can dated 6/11.

Pours hazy gold with a short head of white. A partial skim coat with errant dots of lacing for the duration.

Pine, grapefruit, and sweet, somewhat stale malt in the nose. Shades of toffee and cardboard.

On the syrupy side of medium bodied. Tacky and chewy.

Sweet malt and piney, bark-like hops start the palate. Bitterness follows along with wet cardboard.

Finishes with stale malt and pine bark.

This beer is stale and shame on me for buying a 4 pack with no canning date on the packaging. Next time I'll have to rip open the packaging first and look for dating on the bottom of the cans. That being said, the impression I'm getting from this beer is that is more malty than I prefer in a IIPA and the hops are pretty one-dimensional.

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Photo of luke12345
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of breardon1776
3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The brewery keeps on impressing me. Nice citrus IPA. Taste of pineapple sweetness. Packs a punch at 8% ABV but drinks last me a 6.5%. Clean look, fresh bite and nice taste.

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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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