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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

8,705 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8705
Reviews: 2962
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%


Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An India Pale Ale style well suited for adventurous trips to the Upper Peninsula. American malts and enormous hop additions give this beer a crisp finish and an incredibly floral aroma.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-11-2001)
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Reviews by AmitC:
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AmitC

Indiana

4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Underwhelmed a little.

Looking at the ratings it seemed like an enticing IPA.

Color: A bit hazy, standard amber colored IPA.

A lot of lacing left on glass with each sip.

Decent amount of carbonation. Adequate bubbling.

Very small head.

Smell : Decent amount of hops. Smells from 6 inches away. A bit of citrus and a little fruity smell. Enough malt as well.

Taste: Follows the smell. Not a lot of hops. A good amount of malt and some citrus. Enters with more hops but dies after a while and has more sweetness. A bit bland in the transit. Not very bitter of an IPA. bitterness is felt just at intake. Like the alcohol content though.

Mouth feel. Medium- to low bodied. Feels just right but nothing 'awesome' about it.

I like the beer that grows on me as i near finishing it, and this one does, may be due to alcohol content but also due to its lingering mouth effect, which is noticeable after 2/3rd of bottle.

Excellent brew. Still not world class to me.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 23:44:18 | More by AmitC
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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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