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Two Roads Release - What to expect?

Discussion in 'New England' started by RandomBattle, Mar 14, 2013.

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  1. CTJman

    CTJman Crusader (788) Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut
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    I'm taking the train into NYC after to hit up R&H and maybe another if any interest!
  2. NJOssie

    NJOssie Aspirant (210) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    Rattle and Hum? If so, is something going on there? I tend to stay away from that place. Its really nose dived the last couple years
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  3. CTJman

    CTJman Crusader (788) Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut
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    Just a quick hit off the train. Then we'll see. Meeting people there.
  4. sandman3479

    sandman3479 Devotee (411) Dec 8, 2006 Connecticut
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    This. Atleast hit Gingerman. It's 3 blocks away between the same cross streets
  5. CTJman

    CTJman Crusader (788) Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut
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    All depends on what's on tap. I'll look that up on the way in.

  6. woosterbill

    woosterbill Poo-Bah (2,616) Apr 6, 2009 Kentucky
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    How are things looking down there? I'd be shocked if there were 333 people in line at opening to buy their full allotments, but you never know these days.
  7. NJOssie

    NJOssie Aspirant (210) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    Long line. They let us all line up inside. I'd say about 100 people here now
  8. bigedct

    bigedct Initiate (0) Jun 23, 2011 Connecticut

    Got ticket 411, 412, 413.
  9. woosterbill

    woosterbill Poo-Bah (2,616) Apr 6, 2009 Kentucky
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    Here's hoping it lasts at least until 10:30 or so.
  10. NJOssie

    NJOssie Aspirant (210) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    There's still a long line.
  11. DonSaleen747

    DonSaleen747 Initiate (100) Oct 2, 2009 Connecticut
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    Wish I saw about the meetup! We got here at 8:30 just for the release. Line is still through the lobby
  12. NJOssie

    NJOssie Aspirant (210) Feb 28, 2012 New Jersey

    I didn't spot anyone opening bottles since they let us in early to line up.
  13. CharlatanSin

    CharlatanSin Zealot (513) May 28, 2009 Connecticut
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    Nice, orderly release. Also nice that we got to wait inside. Good job Two Roads.
  14. jjpm74

    jjpm74 Initiate (0) Apr 10, 2005 Connecticut

    Got there at around 11:30 and there were small lines. Got bottles 846-8. By the time I went upstairs, had the beer on draught (which tasted great), and got to the Sikorsky's to have them sign my bottles and their book, the sold out sign had posted. I think Two Roads did a great job managing the crowds and I had a fun time and got to try and take home some of Henry's Farm as well.
  15. RandomBattle

    RandomBattle Aspirant (231) Jun 25, 2010 New York
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    Very good release. I got there very early which allowed me fast bottles and a seat at the bar afterwards. Wish I got to try the food trucks, but whatever. Beer was great, dare I say, not as good as the Southampton IRS, but excellent nonetheless.
  16. TheLostGringo

    TheLostGringo Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2011 Connecticut
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    Got there early got my allotment and then up to the tasting room to try it on tap. Damn good and dangerously drinkable! Good job with the release and organization!
  17. averagjoe3

    averagjoe3 Initiate (127) Jul 9, 2012 Connecticut
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    Draft was cold, ugh, needs to warm up a lot
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  18. RC51Mike

    RC51Mike Initiate (167) Dec 17, 2004 Rhode Island

    We were coming back from the Defender boat sale in Waterford and more or less stumbled upon this event. Missed the bottles and just saw the Sikorskys signing the last of them. Had Igor, white IPA and Road to Ruin and enjoyed all three. Road to Ruin was a particular good beer IMO. Absolutely great location and bar, friendly folks and staff. Love the food truck idea and the pizza and fries were great. For those of you living nearby, you are very lucky. We thought it was the best brewery/pub we've been to yet.
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