Honeyspot Road IPA | Two Roads Brewing Company

Honeyspot Road IPAHoneyspot Road IPA
BA SCORE
3.62/5
586 Ratings
Honeyspot Road IPAHoneyspot Road IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Two Roads version of this traditional beer style takes a road less traveled. It’s unfiltered and uses wheat as the dominant malt backbone. The result is a slightly cloudy, pale IPA with a softer mouthfeel that accentuates the citrusy Pacific Northwest hop character.

Added by tigg924 on 12-26-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,934
Reviews:
89
Ratings:
586
pDev:
12.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
209
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 586 |  Reviews: 89
Photo of MikeM417
1.25/5  rDev -65.5%

Photo of ShamasUVA
1.34/5  rDev -63%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

On tap about five miles from the brewery. Cloudy white with a fizzy head, looks ok. Aroma is devoid of hops and any sort of fermentation esters, but sulfur notes abound, becoming greater as beer warms.

Mouthfeel is thin and fizzy. Flavor is neither hoppy, spicy, or wheaty, just sort of bland generic beer. Was this brewed with a lager yeast?

If this beer was described as an American wheat ale, it would be an ok example. As a white IPA, it is an abject failure.

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Photo of opwog
1.75/5  rDev -51.7%

Photo of bootdown21
2/5  rDev -44.8%

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2/5  rDev -44.8%

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2.25/5  rDev -37.8%

Photo of RobeMcRobe
2.28/5  rDev -37%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Thads324
2.35/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a very pale yellow, almost like hoegaarden but clearer and maybe lighter. Fizzy white head turns to just a ring of fizz on the edges.
Nearly no aroma. Faint malt and very mild earthy, grassy hops. No bitter or fruity smells at all.
Flavor is much the same as the aroma. Mostly water. Mild wheat malt and a tangy hop bitterness followed by a mixture of pineapple and pine hops. None of the flavors are super overpowering, but the hop bitterness and flavor increases as I drink more of the glass. There's a bit of yeasty flavor in the back end.
Mouthfeel is very light, heavily carbonated. Blown away that this is 6%

Not much going on here. Damn near a drain pour but I plowed through it. The flavor is weak and there's an odd lingering feel similar to real ginger beer, but not in a good way. I'll try it again of they change it up, since this brewery is very new, but otherwise I'm steering clear of this.

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Photo of Mjschultz15
2.46/5  rDev -32%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Photo of toddicus13
2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Photo of thegerm87
2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Photo of IPA_Weather
2.6/5  rDev -28.2%

Photo of fermentedbarley
2.65/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of clw10240
2.66/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I don't know if I got a bad batch, but I detected virtually no hops. As a huge IPA fan this was a little disappointing as far as the style goes.

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
2.74/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TheLostGringo
2.74/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

On tap at Buffalo Wild Wings.

A: Hazy Pee Yellow, perhaps a 1/4 inch of head, but was not privy to the pour. no lacing(can't speak to the purity of the glass)

S: Soft lemon scent but not much in the nose.

T: sort of clean and bright but not bright or interesting enough to hold your attention, again maybe some soft lemon notes but that's about it.

M: Pleasantly carbonated and easy drinking as I assume it is meant to be.

O: Ok, considering what was available, but I certainly wouldn't pick up at store. Unfortunately Two Roads year-round options have been uninspiring and this is no exception.

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Photo of Bieniek30
2.75/5  rDev -24%

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2.75/5  rDev -24%

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2.75/5  rDev -24%

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2.75/5  rDev -24%

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2.75/5  rDev -24%

Photo of Sheldog
2.76/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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Honeyspot Road IPA from Two Roads Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 586 ratings
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