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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale

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11,355 Ratings

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Ratings: 11,355
Reviews: 3,117
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 628
Gots: 1,756 | 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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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

CCory, Feb 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

Nedster10, Jul 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

owenbrau, May 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

drennie321, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Brewlinson, Jul 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

MitchShepherd, Sep 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

mikedogg195, Nov 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

brianv26, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of F2brewers
4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle poured into my Chimay goblet. Thanks to doctor15 for this beer. Interestingly enough given the recent questions surrounding some bad batches, the area on the bottle for marking the batch is blank.

A: One and a half finger high thick white head that persists for 3-4 minutes before starting to fall and settling about 1/4 inch high. Lots of small bubbles refresh the head. The body of the beer is a light orange/slightly copper color and translucent without any hint of cloudy nature.

S: Cirtus and piney hops dominate...malt is present in the background but muted as compared to the hops. I can't pick out any specific malt flavors, but there is a sweet floral underbody that reminds me of honey.

T: Centrennial hops al lthe way...different than, say, Founders Centennial IPA, but rich in hops nonetheless. THe hops dominate but do not overwhlem. Malt is only slightly present in the background. The finish is clean with a lingering sweetness.

M: Medium to light-bodied. Poperly carbonated for the style to give a hint of creaminess in the mouth. Despite the hoppy nose and taste, there are no residual oils on my tongue.

D: No real hints of the 7% ABV in this beer. The taste is light and clean and the finish is nice. I would gladly have another (or two).

F2brewers, Jun 06, 2010
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4.38/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Received in the Official Quick and Easy High Card BIF from Tilley4 thanks.

A. Pale amber, white head, some lace

S.Citris(lemon/orange) floral some bready malt, some honey

T. Citrisy hop taste, very sweet. This is a tasty brew.

M. mmm :D smooth balanced hops. 7% ABV well hidden.

D. I could drink this quite often but alas I'll have to trade for it.

Thanks again to Tilley4 for this.

mikeale, Jun 27, 2008
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

weazle1334, Apr 05, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A fantastic beer! If I could only have one beer on a desert island....

A: A nice glowing orange with an eggshell colored frothy sticky head that retains nicely and sticks to the glass repeatedly.

S: Big citrus hop note with a nice bready, yeasty malt backbone. Some nice esters bouncing around in their that in my opinion compliment the balance.

T: One of the best single IPAs. The malty bread mixed in with apricots, some other citrus fruits, some herbal spice with a nice drying bitterness at the end make for a real treat.

M/D: Light to medium body with a nice creamy amount of carbonation and just the right amount of dryness and bitterness make me want to immediately take another sip. Very nicely crafted!

coryking, Aug 14, 2010
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

mjschwal, Jul 25, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice light amber color when poured from the bottle with a nice head. The smell is grapefruit and floral. What a great taste...nice floral essence with citrus and pine. Very refreshing. It taste very fresh just asking for another sip. This is an outstanding IPA. I haven't had a better one yet.

Nuke77, Dec 04, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

tblondin1, Jan 23, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Damn it. I was waiting in hopes of getting a fresh one. Well mine was bottled on oct 28 or something. About 2 1/2 months old I really wanted a fresher one. Well the taste is good. I am not a huge hop head and only drink IPA's every couple of weeks and not many doubles for that matter. And really this tastes good but Not as much hop as I was expecting. Anyways had a kinda dry mouthfeel and adequate carbonation decent head retention, Piney then citrus hops. Very drinkable stuff and not too overpowering could get you in some trouble with the 7% and tasting like this. A good IPA, Even though Michigan is close unless I can get it fresher I will stick with the Wisconsin IPA's

minnunderground, Jan 18, 2010
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4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Warm orange-y amber hue, 2 finger head that sits nicely on top, great lacing.

S- Earthy citrus, floral, spice.

T- Citrus right off the bat, really round, and finishes with a bitter floral. There is a hint of earthiness similar to patchouli.

M- Very smooth, light carbonation, flavor doesn't linger or repeat- keeps your pallet clean, would be a great IPA for heavier flavored food.

D- I could easily recommend this beer to the experienced hop lover as well as someone with less experience with the IPA style. I fish mostly for trout, so the label is a plus :)

smallbatchbrewer, Sep 25, 2009
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

701beer, May 27, 2013
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 11,355 ratings.