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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

8,739 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8739
Reviews: 2968
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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ArrogantBastage

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4.93/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

12 ounce bottle poured into a glass.

A: Deep orange and cloudy. Very thick head that lingers for a long time. Heavy lacing present throughout the glass.

S: Citrusy hops dominate the nose. Some sweet malt and yeast present too.

T: Lots of citrus from the hops. Balanced, not overly bitter. Finish is dry with some residual bitterness lingering from the hops.

M: Medium bodied with a great carbonation level giving a creaminess to the mouthfeel.

D: A great beer to sip on and enjoy. Definitely recommended to those looking for a fantastic IPA. Easy to have more than one in a session.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2010 21:14:34 | More by ArrogantBastage
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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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