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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

10,385 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,385
Reviews: 3,047
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 571
Gots: 1,277 | 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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aficionado224

Ohio

4.38/5  rDev +2.6%

I agree with so many of the other reviewers of this ale that it is one of the best examples of an IPA around. It may have its equals, but there are none better among the ones I've tried. It starts out smooth, then a hoppy bitterness appears, and finally a slightly sour taste emerges, emphasis on "slight." If you tasted some that was more than that, maybe it was too old, stored wrong, etc.

12-06-2010 22:10:06 | More by aficionado224
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ColonolForbin

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-11-2012 21:59:48 | More by ColonolForbin
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poibag808

Hawaii

3.8/5  rDev -11%

received a bottle via beer trade. poured from bottle into an imperial pint glass. boors a dark honey with a fluffy white head and great lacing. some pine and citrus notes in the aroma. Nice malty sweetness at first followed by a mild hop bitterness that lasts for a short period of time. As it warms the hoppy notes linger on the back of your tongue. A delicious pale/ipa

12-17-2011 09:04:56 | More by poibag808
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RConnealy

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-27-2012 20:03:51 | More by RConnealy
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mzablocki

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

08-10-2014 19:50:56 | More by mzablocki
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bjadams688

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-01-2011 03:05:52 | More by bjadams688
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hearn006

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-28-2012 02:25:48 | More by hearn006
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Sudsanonymous


3.5/5  rDev -18%

03-02-2012 05:51:48 | More by Sudsanonymous
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jbnla

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -6.3%

04-10-2012 17:50:16 | More by jbnla
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croixian1

Florida

5/5  rDev +17.1%

04-21-2012 21:12:12 | More by croixian1
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jls_gator

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-27-2013 21:00:49 | More by jls_gator
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dontpanic5


4.55/5  rDev +6.6%

The beer pours with a golden body and ticket white head. Head retention is very nice. The smell is a comforting hop blanket of the American variety. The taste is phenomenal, very smooth but also no slouch in the hops department. Mouthfeel is great and overall just a great beer.

07-21-2012 01:34:43 | More by dontpanic5
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crooksb2

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-04-2014 19:54:35 | More by crooksb2
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brandonandress

Indiana

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-01-2012 00:13:35 | More by brandonandress
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Affini7y

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-25-2013 23:16:49 | More by Affini7y
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thartong

Ohio

3.92/5  rDev -8.2%

08-14-2014 17:12:52 | More by thartong
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tsing

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-15-2013 20:59:21 | More by tsing
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apants007

New York

3.71/5  rDev -13.1%

poured from a bottle into my "Cheers" the TV show licensed mug.

it looks great! Light amber... a little cloudy. the best head i've seen in a while. creamy white that last for a while.

not a whole lot on the nose. a little pinesol... but not in a bad way.

the lemon hits me on the first sip. moving more into the rind and pine on the second... i guess that's the pinesol scent i got. there's a hint of smoke or toast. it moves through the citrus range and lands a bit more on a bitter orange as you get a bit more into it. lemony orange - maybe cumquat... with a bit of and iron aftertaste. a little dusty. they yeast starts tasting a little "rapid rise" as it goes on. not at all in a bad way. but a bit in a buddy gave me his homemade apple cider - made with rapid rise - kind of way.

i like it. i will buy it again. it reminds me of the regular lagunitas IPA - but a little milder - again, in a good way. but i won't show it off to someone i'm trying to impress as super dooper.

reading the bottle after my review i agree that this is well suited to an adventure to the UP. it might even be my first choice if making that trek. the iron aftertaste seems to taste like the stream water from that area. not at all a bad thing.

03-26-2014 05:11:14 | More by apants007
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pjsikorsky

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-01-2013 12:42:27 | More by pjsikorsky
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JJH1018

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-01-2014 18:48:58 | More by JJH1018
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jDuncanLord

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-04-2014 03:58:54 | More by jDuncanLord
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GeriatricMistress

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

10-03-2013 12:08:00 | More by GeriatricMistress
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Cincy_Brew

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-29-2013 20:28:30 | More by Cincy_Brew
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youknowmyname

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +3%

One of my favorite go to beers when I can't find something new I want to try. Bell's Two Hearted ale is a wonderful, non-imperial IPA. The reason I say that is because it seems everyone wants to go imperial these days, and most of the time, I'm drinking a few beers not just one. Nothing wrong with imperials, but they should be that special occasion beer.

Great citrus and pine flavors with a big hop punch. Fairly strong but no phenol kick. A few of these will definitely have you feeling good. Easy go to beer if you like your beers hoppy.

02-11-2014 00:06:31 | More by youknowmyname
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Hopscotchale

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.1%

03-21-2014 13:34:27 | More by Hopscotchale
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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