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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

10,892 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,892
Reviews: 3,089
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 601
Gots: 1,525 | FT: 39
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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Photo of everythingiszen
5/5  rDev +17.1%

As perfect as an IPA as I could ask for; a very favorite. Strikes the perfect balance between hops and malt, retaining characters of both in flavor (far too many IPAs are stupidly hoppy, heavy-handed). Smooth and endlessly drinkable, my ideal session brew. Perfect head, beautiful color. The benchmark against which I judge other IPAs, and indeed, other beers in general.

I'll say it this way: it's the only beer that I'm offering at my wedding next spring :)

everythingiszen, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of Genuine
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Finally got my hands on this while in PA for my cousin's wedding.

Poured from the bottle into my duval tulip. Has a nice dark amber body with a slight off white 2 finger head which left nice lacing down the side of the glass.

Aroma - Lots of pine and citrus flavors coming through on the nose, some of the malt makes its presence shown.

Taste - Hops from the word go, this is a very complex brew. Lots of piney and citrus up front, and the hop bitterness combating the smooth sweet malt. Makes for a great combination of flavors.

Mouthfeel: Medium, alcohol notes are hidden well, but adds to the wonderful flavor of it. carbonation is great.

Overall - A very solid IPA at a nice ABV. What a great beer to have year around. I can't wait to pick up more of it.

Genuine, Sep 07, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +0.7%

shippy_ship, 58 minutes ago
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

WynnDavis, Today at 01:05 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

seanvt90, Today at 12:53 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

hozersr, Today at 12:51 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

jwillbowen, Yesterday at 06:48 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

cj8311, Yesterday at 03:58 PM
Photo of DaveHopSculp
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

This is your classic IPA, along with the Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Though I love hop heavy beers, what I love about this beer is that it is very good without having to be a typical West Coast IPA. The flavors are very unique, but familiar when you open a bottle and take that first sip.

Not only that, 2 of these won't knock you out. I wouldn't say it is sessionable, but delicious. I can't contemplate how the Stone IPA can garner a higher score than this.

DaveHopSculp, Yesterday at 02:17 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

hoppygram, Tuesday at 11:12 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

AmishLightning, Tuesday at 05:57 PM
Photo of DrJ
3.5/5  rDev -18%

Love IPAs, but do not find this IPA particularly enjoyable.

For perspective, I very much enjoy Cigar City's Jai Alai and Ballast Point's Sculpin, and have recently been drinking a fair amount of
Sweetwater IPA.

The nose and flavor profile are very one-dimensional and muddled, with a strange off-note that
reminds me of roasted peanuts. The finish is very dry.

I wanted to like/ enjoy this offering from Bell's, but didn't.

DrJ, Tuesday at 04:57 PM
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3.96/5  rDev -7.3%

Realchunks30, Tuesday at 04:22 AM
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4.36/5  rDev +2.1%

BenAyres, Tuesday at 03:44 AM
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4.56/5  rDev +6.8%

Bdap23, Tuesday at 03:34 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

love this beer for what it is. just cause you can buy it on the shelf doesn't mean you shouldn't. One of my favorite IPA's.

hbmertz12, Tuesday at 03:31 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

rebel-fist, Tuesday at 03:07 AM
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3.3/5  rDev -22.7%

BigAl18, Tuesday at 02:29 AM
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4.1/5  rDev -4%

Koebele, Tuesday at 01:07 AM
Photo of Justin8mypants
4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 8/27 so just over a month old. Poured into a snifter.

A- pours a nice amber with good clarity, small white head dissipates into web by lacing.

S- Pine, grass, guava fruit and pineapple, slight toffee/ carmel aromas from the malt.

T- the aromas come through quite a lot in the taste. assertively hopped with a sweet malt base fort some balance. Hops cut through quite a bit though, and they last for a while.

M- perfect carbonation for the style. medium body

O- Great brew. got this in a trade, and I will seek it out in the future. This beer is exactly what I like in an IPA

Justin8mypants, Tuesday at 12:20 AM
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

TjNewton, Tuesday at 12:08 AM
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4.64/5  rDev +8.7%

DYount80, Monday at 10:47 PM
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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 10,892 ratings.