Honeyspot Road IPA | Two Roads Brewing Company

Honeyspot Road IPAHoneyspot Road IPA
BA SCORE
44.9%
Liked This Beer
3.62 w/ 583 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:
#35,534
Reviews:
89
Ratings:
583
Liked:
262
Avg:
3.62/5
pDev:
12.71%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
208
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 583 |  Reviews: 89
Photo of BierRunner
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of arr3388
4.15/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Holderness
3.41/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a somewhat hazy straw color with a 2.5 finger white head produced with aerated pour. Some retention and spotty lacing. Aromas are very much on the grassy/earthy side, which may be due to the brew nearing 2.5 months since bottling. Flavors are more rounded, with less than anticipated hop bitterness and a palate that accentuates wheat, floral notes, and a honey-like maltiness. Refreshing, medium- mouthfeel with moderate carb. Overall an alright go-to at ~$9/sixer

69/100

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.93/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance was a glossy yellow color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. Lingering speckled to somewhat spider web lacing roamed around the glass. The smell started off with some white pepper leading on to a sly little bit of citrus (lemon and clementine, mainly). The taste was moderately sweet with a light spice from the white pepper adequately sliding in for the balance. The aftertaste was moderately sweet with a nice white pepper finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionable crisp spicy feel clinging to my tongue. Carbonation is fairly light allowing the spices to hit appropriately. Overall, what a nice white ipa. I’d have this again and would think this would go well with a nice New York strip steak with crumbled bleu’ cheese on top.

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Photo of kenkliczewski
4.3/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dirtyhands
3.77/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rjd722
3.74/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of baldy00
3.08/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PJCarnell
3.57/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tdm168
3.77/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smaddock
3/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Boone757
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SlainteAlbanyNY
4.1/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Karenremom
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of danielejock
3.91/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of CNoj012
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a very hazy pale yellow color with a dense, one finger, foamy white head. Retention is minimal and there are a few spots of lacing left on the glass.

The smell is subtle and pretty one dimensional. Citrus flavor namely lemon and grapefruit are really all I can pick up.

Taste is similar, but brighter. The citrus flavors are supplemented by wheat and a touch of floral hops.

Feel is very light, but the wheat keeps it from feeling watery. I wish it was slightly more carbonated, but it is certainly a minor gripe.

Overall this is a solid beer. I would crush this on a hot summer day when in the mood for something hoppy, but it wouldn't be my first choice from the beer store. Honestly this reminds me of Lagunitas 12th of Never, but it is not nearly as good.

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Photo of BallsDeep
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ccryder
3.49/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattyrubes
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheWolf
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Old bottle by accident. Still surprisingly tasty.

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.01/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Joe Bean Coffee Bar in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a mostly clear/slightly hazy orange, with a small head, and a lot of lacing.

This smells like wheat, with light orange-y citrus, some grapefruit, and grassiness.

This isn't quite as hoppy or bold flavored as I'd want, but it's still quite tasty. There's lots of grapefruit and some orange, with a crisp wheaty bitterness. It's quite simple but very satisfying.

This is light bodied, with a good level of drinkability.

This is not one of Two Roads' best beers, but it's still quite good anyway.

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Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamFuel
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at City Tap in Boston.

Pours a light yellow, with just a hint of fuzzy head.

Smell is a bit underwhelming, a bit of resin and passion fruit.

Taste is pretty much what the smell was, fairly light, a bit of passion fruit and pine.

Liquid is thin, with lots of bubbles.

Overall, a decent IPA, but can't hold a candle to many of the other NE IPAs.

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Photo of The_Beer_Guru
4.15/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Honeyspot Road IPA from Two Roads Brewing Company
Beer rating: 44.9% out of 100 with 583 ratings
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