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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

10,509 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,509
Reviews: 3,054
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 585
Gots: 1,325 | 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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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.3%

09-24-2013 06:01:57 | More by KeKeKumba
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rmehughes

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-12-2012 13:04:14 | More by rmehughes
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frankthetank86

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18%

10-23-2013 20:21:53 | More by frankthetank86
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rowbow

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-06-2014 17:49:11 | More by rowbow
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ibbjamin

California

4.43/5  rDev +3.7%

I've had many of these beers over the years and have become quite fond. I am re-reviewing this one about 9 months since my last. A 6pack of 12oz bottles from Discount Liquor in Milwaukee, WI set me back $9.49 this time. I pour into a standard pint glass to review.

Massive head that is slightly off white, very light and pillowey. Slightly cloudy golden yellow color with many rising carbonation bubbles.

Such a pleasant floral hop bouquet on this single IPA. There is the grapefruit and pine in the background, which comes more to the forefront as it warms.

Taste is also quite floral with citrus grapefruit tones showing face as well.

Medium body. Perfectly carbonated. A touch of oil from the hops. Lasting finish of pleasant floral hops. Superb drinkability.

Such a pleasure to drink this fine IPA which stands right at or near the top of its class.

08-11-2009 04:25:42 | More by ibbjamin
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alkemy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Pours a golden amber with a big, fluffy head. You get the pine smell up front, which is then followed by a hint of citrus. The taste is also quite similar. A taste of pine from the generous amounts of hops gives way to a slightly grapefruit aftertaste. After sampling Bell's Amber Ale, I was beginning to wonder what the fuss was about this brewery. This brew quelled those concerns. A very hoppy yet well balanced beer.
***10-01-09*** After an extended period of drinking this, I'd note that the orange has really come on in the taste. I really notice that over the grapefruit flavor lately.

04-22-2009 13:01:24 | More by alkemy
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jamescain

Texas

4.22/5  rDev -1.2%

I've had it on tap and from a bottle. It will pour with a nice finger width of white head. The beer itself is lighter than most IPA, in color, it is a slightly hazy golden hew. It's fairly bubbly with small bubbles of carbonation attempting to escape. The head remains throughout most of the beer and leaves a small ring around the glass at the end.

One quick smell reveals a fresh floral hoppy aroma. A hint of fruitiness covered by a nice earthy piney smell.

It's not as hoppy as some IPA's I've had. There is more of a spicy character to it. There is a nice bitter dry finish thanks to the citrus hops.

It has a nice amount of carbonation that pokes the tongue while you taste. Its almost refreshing and a nice compliment to the dry bitter finish.

I prefer hoppier IPA but it is a nice one, probably not for the price though.

10-26-2009 14:37:31 | More by jamescain
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Jeeb

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-09-2013 00:30:41 | More by Jeeb
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kevwcamp

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-18-2014 23:59:47 | More by kevwcamp
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grubefresh

Arizona

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-21-2012 06:02:36 | More by grubefresh
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Bonis

Ohio

3.3/5  rDev -22.7%

A - Hazy golden orange, half inch of white foamy head, sticky lace coats the glass.

S - Hops come mainly in citrus form with some floral hints. A nice sweet malt sneaks in as well.

T - Very fruity to start out with the citrus hops carrying over to the taste. The malt comes through big in the middle, and a touch of bitterness rounds things out, but doesn't linger. Pretty well balanced overall, but not as hoppy as I would have expected/wanted. I prefer to leave the malts hiding in my IPAs. No alcohol is really apparent in the taste, but does warm a little in the stomach.

M - Pretty low bodied for an IPA. Not overly bitter, just right. Carbonation seems minimal.

O - Not quite what I want in an IPA, not nearly enough hop flavor. Will try this again in a couple years to once again see if I can like this beer as much as others do. I just don't see why all the fuss.

11-19-2010 04:08:11 | More by Bonis
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sliks96

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-16-2012 02:53:18 | More by sliks96
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TriageStat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-01-2013 12:28:11 | More by TriageStat
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Ewhite2121

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

04-13-2014 21:28:51 | More by Ewhite2121
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chrishiker1409

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

04-18-2014 16:22:06 | More by chrishiker1409
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Dapper_Dan_Man

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-04-2013 18:01:44 | More by Dapper_Dan_Man
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Redwood21

Virginia

3.55/5  rDev -16.9%

pours hazey golden brown, with a very think white head that goes away after a few minutes, leaving some spottyness.

S: Something here struck me the wrong way. I could detect it more when i breathed the brew in my mouth. I know that sounds weird, the whole taste a smell thing, but something was there that i didnt like. Im not sure what it was. wasnt skunk or sulphur or any of the usual suspects...maybe im just crazy. Regardless this is what i percieved sooo...

T: The taste is relatively nice. That smell that was stated earlier that seemed like a taste, is the first senstation in tasting too. This time it almost seemed hoppy, maybe some trait im not used to.It was not as bad as a tasteand goes away immediatly leaving a somewhat watery ale flavor. This is not all bad as the brew is easy to ejoy. The flavor is good, just seems weak. This caused a slightly unbalanced feel to this beer. Maybe i got my hopes up based on the avg this beer recieved, but i was dissapointed.

Its drinkable, and enjoyable but dont think i would choose this beer again. worth a try, but imho not so "great" just good

03-28-2007 23:06:57 | More by Redwood21
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cletusdog

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-28-2014 18:15:34 | More by cletusdog
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GoGators

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-19-2011 02:41:28 | More by GoGators
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addiwilliams

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-10-2013 00:54:54 | More by addiwilliams
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timontheroad

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-29-2013 03:32:43 | More by timontheroad
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-20-2014 16:50:36 | More by bigeyedfish89
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Cooper

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.1%

04-15-2012 17:41:57 | More by Cooper
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-02-2013 02:25:55 | More by Dawkins
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JSBILK

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

05-14-2014 01:01:53 | More by JSBILK
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 10,509 ratings.