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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

8,700 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8700
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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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Sam Smith pint glass.

A: Pours a cloudy amber color with a one finger eggshell color head. Solid retention and good lacing. The bubbles form a nice cascade effect rising to the head, as well.

S: Aside from the usual citric/piny hops, there's some sourdough breadiness alongside it, similar to what I got from Ranger IPA, but this has better execution.

T: Again, reminds me of a better-executed Ranger IPA. Starts off with a very nice maltiness to it with just the right hint of sourdough notes, plus some citric hops; and it finishes with a restrained piny bitterness. I like my IPAs to either have excellent balance, or rape my palate to kingdom come. This is very much the former...in fact, it's one of the most nicely balanced IPAs I've had.

M: A little thick body-wise, with solid carbonation. The finish is only slightly astringent.

O: When I first came on this site, I didn't like hoppy beers. Thankfully, I've seen the light, and it's thanks to beers like this. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 00:42:57 | More by ThisWangsChung
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I flippin love this beer. Aroma is soft citrus/floral notes, but also somehow briny and evocative to me of the seashore or (as more appropriate for Michigan) a day out on the lakes. The mouthfeel is rather full-bodied for an IPA. Carbonation is not noticeable. Very little bitterness/dryness--just a faint note from the hops. What is amazing here is the beautiful balance between the malts and hops, and the easy drinkability that somehow highly rewards every sip. And again, I find this beer highly evocative--really reminds me of laid-back days in the great, wild outdoors. One of my favorite IPAs.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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