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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

8,717 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8717
Reviews: 2963
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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Kitt

Delaware

4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From bottle, a nice golden color. White colored head a bit weak but persistent and frothy. Decent lacing.

Aroma rich, strong, malty, with hops and a hint of citrus. Can't wait to dive in!

Initial taste very pleasing and strong. Rich hops but not overly bitter. Leaves a somewhat unique aftertaste of rich sweet malt rather than strong bitter hops like I'm used to in an AIPA --somewhat of a surprise, yet still very refreshing. A lingering citrus background as well. Overall, an eclectic and well balanced flavor!

Mouthfeel very good. Crisp yet very light carbonation. Actually, about right to balance the rich malt flavor.

Drinkability very good. Goes down easy and smooth with good viscosity for this style.

Overall, this AIPA is a bit off-flavor as the style goes. Hops don't linger long and they are not particularly bitter. I prefer a much stronger bitter-tone in an AIPA. Still, this beer is rich and full of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2010 02:13:08 | More by Kitt
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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 8,717 ratings.