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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

10,763 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,763
Reviews: 3,076
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 597
Gots: 1,474 | FT: 41
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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4/5  rDev -6.3%

monkeybeerbelly, Mar 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

pdmoore714, May 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

jamiekimble, Jan 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Holland, Jan 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have had this beer time and time again. It’s a good “go to” beer, especially when you find a bar that doesn’t have a wide selection of beers. I drink this one a lot over at Golf 365. All the guys there really dig this stuff. It’s a good, standard IPA.

The beer smells like… like an IPA. Again, this beer doesn’t knock my socks off, but it does have a familiar and repeatable flavor. It smells like any other IPA you have had, and drinks like one too. It has a hint of carbonation on the front of the palate, spread itself thin on the tongue, and finishes smooth and wet. (I use that word a lot… wet.)

The aftertaste does stick around for a little while. One thing I did learn about this beer, here on 1001 Bottles, is the high ABV. I didn’t realize it was 7%. I always assumed it was a 5 or 6%. The beer is also readily available at pretty much any and every liquor store and grocery store you can find. So if you want to try it, it won’t be hard to find.

The label on the bottle has a fish on it… I am sure that has something to do with the city it is brewed in. Having only been to Michigan once, I can’t speak on behalf of the patrons… but it just seems like a place that would breed a lot of fishermen. That’s not a bad thing, but the fish on the bottle makes sense.

I like the beer… a lot. Of course, I like a lot of IPAs. I could and will drink this beer over and over again.

rickyleepotts, Jul 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The hoppy aroma immediately brings to mind sugary flowers. Orange/tangerine notes rush forward as well. The color is dark gold with with a smaller white head. The mouthfeel is exceptionally full and delicious. The flavor is of course the main attraction. More citrus on the tongue, really kind of bitter but like any IPA. This is the IPA to measure against all others.

keoki182, Jul 02, 2008
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

jenkinsmd, Jan 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

MattSweatshirt, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

beernads, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Golden orange, well carbonated. Frothy white head with good lacing.

S: Fantastic hoppy aromas: very piney especially, with some citrus and grapefruit. The hops are very clear without being super-strong.

T/M: Really nice and well-balanced. The hops hit up front, a little piney and bitter, but quickly balanced out by some sweetness.

O: A very solid IPA, not overly strong but really well-done and balanced.

sevenarts, Apr 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

GhjBAR, Mar 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

furthurgone, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Kimbo1318, Dec 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

brittanylicious, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Williaar, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Beerme5, Oct 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Rice_Nate_25, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

AnalogErik, Aug 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

bfitzge2, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

bobv, Jan 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

ottodyer, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Iustus, Feb 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

NicholasOfMKE, Feb 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

maxk, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

medium hazy orange with a fluffy white head

smells is strong of hops and spices

taste is wow with hops..very strong up front and never lets down.

good amount of carbonation with a faily thin mouthfeel

pretty easy to drink one or two at a time...but anymore would sacrafice the unique taste for me.

pretty damn good, and definitely different. it takes similar to other IPA's that ive had, but stronger and more crisp.

Gritsak, Jun 08, 2004
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 10,763 ratings.