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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

8,707 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 8707
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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Luigi

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3.6/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours out a hazy amber color with a massive head that reaches two to three finger in height. Retention is almost perfect because a one finger head retention

The aroma is full of pungent pine like hops. There is a hint of biscuit like malt and alcohol sweetness

Intense hop bitterness hit the palate with the first sip. There is all the classic kinds of bitterness of an American IPA. Pine, citrus, and floral notes surround the palate. There is a bit of biscuit malt and sweetness from the alcohol. I do however, feel like there is a lack of balance between the flavors.

Medium bodied and finishes dry and bitter.

Overall, this IPA would be perfect drinking if there a little more malt added for the balance. But, if you are hophead then this a beer that you will fall in love with. I love my hops don't get me wrong. I just like some balance.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2012 02:20:15 | More by Luigi
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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 8,707 ratings.