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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

11,415 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 11,415
Reviews: 3,121
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 630
Gots: 1,778 | FT: 42
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 Cracker666
2/5  rDev -53.2%

Cracker666, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of sonnens4
3.71/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Golden, hazy light brown, copper color with a decent sized head--around 1 inch

Smell: Citrus, earthy, pine, slight hops, even light hints of fruit

Taste: Dry, slight hop's, bitter, lost some of the citrus/fruit smells

Mouthfeel: Dry, crisp, light to medium body carbonation, very easy going for 7% ABV

Overall: a great option for a America IPA, bitter but not overwhelming, with complex undertones

sonnens4, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of JamesGnizak
5/5  rDev +17.1%

JamesGnizak, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of RebeccaMB
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

RebeccaMB, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of anson42
4/5  rDev -6.3%

anson42, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of duffman4206
3.5/5  rDev -18%

duffman4206, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of SpasmWaiter
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

SpasmWaiter, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of DrinkMoreBigBeers
4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Date - 2-11-14

A - Pours out a nice two finger white frothy head followed by a light hazy golden orange beer.

S - A pleasant malt sweetness and a clean hop profile of citrus, and floral aroma are produced.

T - A sweet clean biscuity malt flavor along with pop of citrus floral hops. No detection of alcohol.

M - Medium bodied and well carbonated goes down really easy.

O - This beer is very satisfying and really clean and easy to drink. If you like big IPA's, this would be a good one to try on days you just feel like kicking back and having a easy drinking brew. A really easy drinker, cheers!

DrinkMoreBigBeers, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of EvilAsh
4/5  rDev -6.3%

EvilAsh, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of BlueSauce
4/5  rDev -6.3%

BlueSauce, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of buchko
5/5  rDev +17.1%

buchko, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of JSchock7
4/5  rDev -6.3%

JSchock7, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of longisland1983
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

longisland1983, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of Casterbridge
4/5  rDev -6.3%

Casterbridge, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of WhitmansNiece
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

WhitmansNiece, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of fleurdelou
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

fleurdelou, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of heerboth
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

heerboth, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of solo103
3.5/5  rDev -18%

solo103, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of sillyhed8
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

sillyhed8, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of moysauce
4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap in a pitcher poured into a regular glass of non-specified type. Cheap college bar, so pretty general glassware.

A: Deep copper in hue with a slightly hazy 1.5 finger head. The head disappeared rather quickly. I drank this at a college bar so the glass wasn't as clean as it could have been, so the lacing wasn't the greatest, though it lingered for a tiny bit. I've had better pours, but I can't complain. Even though I was a little disappointed with the lacing, this brew is everything you expect out of an IPA in appearance.

S: Floral notes hit you right away. Present, but not overpowering. Definitely pleasant.

M: This beer leaves a very clean mouthfeel as nothing really lingers much at first. You can feel the carbonation on your tongue leaving a crisp feel, but the further into the beer the more it coats the back of your tongue.

T: This beer is immediately bitter. You can taste some citrus notes, though I can't place my finger on what type of citrus it is. I'd venture to say grapefruit, but I'm not certain. For the most part it has a nice bitter hop profile with a very subtle, subdued malty underbelly that chimes in every now and then just to let you know it's present.

Overall: This is my favorite go-to brew at the moment. Lately when trying IPAs I've been comparing them to this one just because I find it to be a very true, honest representation of what I think an IPA should be. Could easily be sessionable, but it is rich enough to leave you feeling satisfied after just one. Great to share with your friends. I could see this beer being a nice segue beer for a friend exploring the craft brew scene. It may be a bit hoppy for them, but if you want to introduce someone to what an IPA should be, I view this one as a solid standard in any hop heads repertoire.

moysauce, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of robotiks
4/5  rDev -6.3%

robotiks, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of gogreen99
4.03/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a very hoppy beer. Taste extremely hoppy which creates an equally hoppy aroma. This beer has a very unique story for bells brewery! A citrus and floral aroma frequent this beer with after notes of grapefruit. In appearance the beer appears cloudy... A caramel aroma characterized the beer

gogreen99, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of ZachMcGinn
3.78/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Very popular beer, especially in the Michigan college community. Strong hop scent and the hops are very apparent upon drinking. High levels of carbonation leave a tingling after taste. Hops are the only way I can describe this beer as it dominates the aroma and flavor.

ZachMcGinn, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of Jesswellick
3.96/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Very hoppy taste, but not overwhelming at all. Gives a bite that keeps you wanting more. The light mouth feels allows for easy drinking. The carbonation leaves a lingering tickle in your throat. But the hops do leave a slight after taste, probably the only downfall to the beer

Jesswellick, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of phartman133
3.49/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Medium Coloring. Smells sweet like citrus. Once you drink it, it feels very light on your tongue. You can tastes the hops in this beer- very hoppy. Once you swallow this beer, your mouth will tingle and feel refreshed. Very good beer and popular in the college community

phartman133, Apr 22, 2014
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 11,415 ratings.