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Honeyspot Road IPA | Two Roads Brewing Company

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3.62/5
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595 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:
#36,464
Reviews:
89
Ratings:
595
pDev:
12.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
213
Trade:
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Ratings: 595 |  Reviews: 89
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

Photo of crisis1290
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Love most Two Roads products and the brew master up there is a "mad scientist", so to say. A straw yellow hazy like pour. A light fluffy foam coud appears and disappears quickly. It is wheat based and this is as timid as it gets in regards to IPA "punch". A citrusy smell with a citrusy taste that followed , accompanied by some decent malt flavor.
This should be classified as a session IPA. Not bad, but I like their Lil Heaven IPA and 0-60 Tart IPA much better. A very soimple, well balanced beer. Two Roads , once again, does not disappoint.

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Photo of craftaholic
3.34/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pretty okay, wasn't bright up front rather dry in the back. Like a strange dry reisling wine characteristic. I get that it's an IPA but it's a unique spin on the style.

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Photo of twillingthenoz
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gmartin75
3.43/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Ryan_DelMastro
4.24/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jliscin
3.51/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mthomp081
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of edward_boumil
3.79/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Straw yellow in color, mildly hazy. Pours a nice fluffy white head that has good retention.
S: Faint, get some lemon zest, A little straw in there as well.
T: Fresh lemon, straw, biscuit, a little dough and wheat. Simple flavors but taste good and very well balanced. Not at all bitter
F: Full mouthfeel, Medium carbonation, smooth, very drinkable. Sessionable as hell, could crush these.
O: Perfectly good beer, could see this as a killer summer beer, lazy afternoon sort of thing. Has some great flavors as well. Not at all a flavor bomb for the desensitized palate, but a simple refreshing beer that I highly enjoyed.

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Photo of thgreatrandini
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaleAleWalt
3.86/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Genx
3.6/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Honeyspot Road IPA from Two Roads Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 595 ratings
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