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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

11,406 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 11,406
Reviews: 3,120
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 630
Gots: 1,772 | FT: 40
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%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's

This is a beer that has gained close to bigger fame than Bell's flagship Oberon. In a class interview at Michigan State University, Larry Bell told us that Two Hearted has become the new Bell's favorite.

The beer pours a a clear gold, hazy, has a 1 finger index of head. The body is thick, heavy, and powerful. It smells of honey, floral hops, citrus, and pine, a very complex beer. Has a malty finish. Tastes like it smells, with the honey and citrus hops leading the charge finishing dry and crisp.

Drinkability: Great IPA, but not one I could drink to many of before being carried home, as it is high in alcohol. For an IPA however, it is very drinkable and someone could easily drink more than one.

MBbeerking14, Apr 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

seanwhite, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Yesdog, Dec 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

amart80, Jan 09, 2012
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DudMan, Jan 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had an amber color and a slightly cloudy consistency. There was a decent amount of head and good lacing.

S: A sweet smell of hops and citrus, more than anything else.

T: Not a strong, overpowering taste, but well done. Hops, grapefruit and mild malt.

M: A fairly high rate of carbonation and a dry finish. Medium-bodied.

D: Overall, this is a likable, drinkable beer. Not the most stunning of IPAs, but tasty nonetheless.

avalon07, Dec 03, 2008
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

aslamm75, Mar 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this beer at the Matchbox in Chicago. This has got to be one of the smallest bars I have ever seen. I’m guessing the “official” capacity must be about 20 people.

Beer poured a lighter than expected gold with a thick head and great lacing. I was expecting a slightly darker beer given that it is an IPA.

Nice pine & citrus aroma. Clear use of quality ingredients.

The taste was fine, but seemed a little on the light side for an IPA. Still it is a very tasty beer with a bracing hop bite and nice puckering citrus taste. The beer also seems to posses a nice malt backbone to keep things balanced.

Mouthfeel and drinkability are both fine. I was expecting something different, but was not disappointed by this one. It is a keeper and one I would love to try on tap.

Redrover, Apr 30, 2004
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Hopheadhiker, Aug 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Let me say first that I love this beer. It is floral and spicy and very aromatic. But as other reviewers may have pointed out, it is rather unbalanced. Some may call this "hop juice" for its aggressive hop flavor and aroma. Pours a rich golden color, brighter than most amber colored ales. Nice frothy head that turns quickly into a white ring leaving lacing down the glass. Aroma is rough hewn and woody. Flavor is hoppy,less malty, with hints of citrus and apple. Mouthfeel is only average since the ultra high hop flavor makes this dry and rough at times.

ahking, Jan 19, 2006
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 11,406 ratings.