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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

10,736 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,736
Reviews: 3,075
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 594
Gots: 1,460 | 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%

SenorEsteban, Jan 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

PhilMiller, Jan 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

1993Heel, Jan 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

jaltland, Jan 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

einman, Jan 27, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev -13.6%

This thing is greater than the sum of its parts. Well balanced IPA--thats probaly what stands out the most. Good hop presence up front with solid malt behind, with nothing really asserting throughout. Mouth is way too thin and overly carbonated for my taste. Also noted a bit of a sour taste that was not to my pleasure. All that said, its highly drinkable and a good representation of what i would call an introductory IPA for those not ready for or not into the huge flavors available in so many other great renditions. I would enjoy another if given, but would not seek out or purchase again at $10 a sixer locally.

SplitsAtoms, Jan 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

boomdigs, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

bigcountry81, Jan 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

alcoholinside, Jan 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

roger617, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

consigliare, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

marine1975, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

207inthe716, Jan 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

jnich2424, Jan 25, 2014
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4.53/5  rDev +6.1%

Nice hop finish with a hint of citrus, very refreshing with lunch. I poured them into a ale glass and it has a thick head, citrus smell. I wouldn't drink them all day but very light and refreshing to wash down a gourmet burger and fries.I would love to try this on tap, i would imagine it would make the experience even better.

Jmayhaus, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

charliebuckeye, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

MickeyHops, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

justinp, Jan 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Extol, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

dbl_delta, Jan 25, 2014
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4.43/5  rDev +3.7%

I have had this beer on tap, but right now its out of a bottle. And just as good I might add. Open the bottle and its like you stepped into a hop field. Pours nice with a decent sticky head. Nice lacing throughout the drink. Floral, citricy, piney- its got it all, but I beleive its centennial? Correct me if Im wrong. Anyway, it tastes soooo fresh, freshest beer I have had in a long time, Im loving it. I dont know about drinking this all day long as I already have a buzz after 2. This is just a fantastic hop lovers dream. I love this beer, Bells is by far one of my favorite breweries. Mouthfeel is just under perfect, as it is light. But othe than that its VERY hard to do better than this beer. Outstanding. Love it.

Jay_Ulreich, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Justinbshelton, Jan 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

kreg02, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of Skullbussa
4.69/5  rDev +9.8%

This is the best gateway drug into the IPA world.

Mouthfeel and hoppyness are certainly well within the tolerances of the IPA-uninitiated but, even better, makes Two Hearted nicely suited for all-day drinkability, if you are so inclined.

A very mild floral fuses very well with the hop nature of this beer, masking the bite of the hops just well enough to "get you over" the IPA wall that stops many.

I rank this second only to O'Dell's IPA in terms of overall taste, this is ABSOLUTELY one of the very best beers you can drink of any type.

Very hard to find on tap outside of the northern midwest. I find very little difference between the bottled and draught examples I have tried, and I have tried many.

Skullbussa, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

KaraMortensen, Jan 24, 2014
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 10,736 ratings.