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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

11,661 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 11,661
Reviews: 3,142
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 645
Gots: 1,903 | 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%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours an inviting cloudy golden color with a 1 finger head and nice lacing.

S: Hops...citrus and floral. That's about all I'm getting.

T: Sweet citrus flavored hops balanced nicely with some malt. The aftertaste is a nice almost orange flavor.

M: Medium bodied with decent carbonation. About right for an IPA.

O: I'm actually pretty damn impressed with this beer. I could use a little more from the smell, but other than that it's a very solid IPA. I like it a lot.

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.73/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured this one into a snifter and let it sit there a minute or two while I gazed lovingly at the slightly hazy amber, orange sunshine body. The creamy off white head sunk some, but never to abandon. The lacing recorded every pull.
The floral and citrus notes along with the caramel Tsunami surge up and into your schnoz, ping pong around a bit, tickling the pleasure centers deep inside your skull.
As far as taste goes, all the bitterness and the typical citrus, piney, and caramel malty flavors are there and standing tall as they should in an IPA. I detect something else that blows me totally away, and that's the orange flavor dominating the after taste. It's almost like a orange creamsicle had melted into the beer beforehand.
The mouthfeel is smoooth and the carbonation perfect.
Overall, this will be the IPA that I measure all others by, and that might not be fair, or reasonable, but it can't be helped. The amplitude factor in this beer is beyond comprehension. There are of course other beers in this league, Centennial comes to mind, and SweetWater IPA, but not many more.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12-ounce bottle, served in a pint glass
Appearance: a nice, cloudy, golden color; honey-like; thin white head that dissipates almost immediately
Aroma: very nice; a bit of hops; nice citrus notes, good amount of grapefruit coming through; a few floral notes...maybe a little pine?
Taste: a great beer; good amount of hop to start, but moves through to the malt; citrus notes start to come out, especially grapefruit; and then a dry, hoppy finish
Mouthfeel: feels slick; great carbonation and it moves through fast if you're not careful!
Overall Impression: I love this beer, it's a great IPA; the hops are present throughout the experience (from smell to swallow) but are balanced by some malty sweetness and grapefruit (and other citrus flavors); it's hard to say what my favorite part is, but if you were to force my hand, I would have to say the hoppy presence (I mean c'mon, it's an IPA!)

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 11,661 ratings.