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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

11,067 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 11,067
Reviews: 3,105
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 609
Gots: 1,626 | FT: 42
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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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

ahbithwabm, Apr 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Drumtgot, Mar 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Mississippi, Mar 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Sipchue, Feb 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Ragnarok88, May 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Coopersbeer, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of CMW
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - Pours a golden amber with a nice cloudlike one finger head that has good retention. Nice lacing appears throughout the glass. Heavy carbonation is present.

S - Floral hops are the first thing that jump out. There is also a tinge of malt present along with some citrus fruits.

T - Hops are predominant but very smooth. They have an oily quality that slides down your throat. Earthy malts that add a bit of balance. Finishes with a bit of bitterness.

M - Has a creamy feel, more than I expected, very nice.

D - This has become my go-to beer when I'm out a an event that requires drinking from the bottle. Very easy to knock out a six.

CMW, Jan 29, 2009
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Sunn, Dec 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

nobadeer, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

illy0sis, Sep 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

PatGreer, Aug 18, 2012
Photo of Lifes2shortforcrapbeer
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

A = slightly washed out golden oak color, very well carbonated, light lacing on glass after a 1/2 inch head, inviting a first gulp!
S = light pine, light floral, a sweet caramel note.
T = Creamy at first then a crisp finish... a little more pine on the pallet rather than caramel.
M = Smooth, but slightly heavy on the carbonation.
O = As I finish the first glass I am pleasantly pleased with the purchase of a case. At 7.0% ABV it could turn out to be a favorite IPA of mine. Not too strong, not too weak, let me try one more!

Lifes2shortforcrapbeer, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Finally able to try the famous Two Hearted Ale (Hopslam, you're next...)
Poured into tulip; slightly hazy orange-gold with a fluffy white head, very nice lacing. Smell is muted bready malts balanced very nicely with sweet floral and fruity notes, as well as some yeast scents. Taste is incredibly well balanced; it starts out with smooth subdued malt, buttery flavors and herbal/citrus/bitter hops all blend together in a delicious orgy of flavor. 7% isn't noticeable at all, I'd be tempted to session this one all day. Overall I'm a bit underwhelmed, but such is the case with probably almost any super-hyped beer.

BurgeoningBrewhead, Aug 01, 2013
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4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear tangerine orange with a one finger head. Carbonation bubbles shooting up the glass.

Smell is different than any IPA I've had so far. SPICE. Almost smells like cinnamon but there are spices here for sure. Some citrus from the hops and some fruit but wow. So much spice in the nose.

As the nose is different from all IPAs I've had, as is the taste. Sweet malt and spice up front with an earthy citrus finish from the hops. Perfectly balanced.

Really pricks the tongue. Partly from the carbonation. Partly from the spice. Very nice.

This is a very good beer. Would definitely drink again. Worth the try if you've never had it. Very tasty.

dowen17, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of Daktah
4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Can't really offer anything new on this beer, but it deserves more than a simple 'had'. Clear, bright orange, slightly off white head and great lacing. Smell and taste both full of citrus and tropical fruit. Not overly fruity or sweet, but the tropical fruit aspect of this beer is amazing. Medium body with a creaminess that makes it very easy to drink.

Overall a fantastic beer, and the fact that it's so widely available makes it even better.

Daktah, Mar 15, 2013
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4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Bernie's in Waukesha, WI. This pours a hazy amber color with a foamy off-white head. The aroma is mild with hops. The taste is smooth and easy drinking. Overall this is very well made and easy to see why this is one of the best beers for its style out there!

Lemke10, Jun 03, 2014
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4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 2 week old bottle into a tulip glass at around 45°F

Appearance: A beautiful hazy honey golden color. One finger soapy off white/light beige head. A ton of lacing

Smell: Mellow but very clean. Floral notes such as earthy hops and tropical fruits. Almost smells like a juice to me. I pick up toasted malts in the back end as well.

Taste: Matches the nose with extremely clean flavors. Candied tropical fruits and sweet toasted malts that come through as well. The flavors linger on the palate, are superbly balanced, and the burps taste phenomenonal as well!

Mouthfeel: Medium body; Moderate bitterness yet very smooth. crisp and refreshing, especially for 7% abv.

Overall: This is one of my go to IPA's. It's very clean, refreshing, and drinkable yet all the flavors and aromas are there. I put this right next to my favorites in the style, and right under my current favorite (Head Hunter). Most likely because I can regularly find both of these within a couple weeks of bottling, but fresh is key! Highly recommended!

Bone53, Mar 28, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +5.9%

jbholte, Aug 16, 2014
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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 11,067 ratings.