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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

9,727 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,727
Reviews: 3,019
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 546
Gots: 972 | FT: 36
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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ObiWanKushnobi

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

09-28-2012 23:44:24 | More by ObiWanKushnobi
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bryoung


5/5  rDev +17.1%

09-28-2012 21:59:48 | More by bryoung
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

09-28-2012 10:01:54 | More by Beeradelphia
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heizerbjj

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.3%

09-28-2012 01:00:21 | More by heizerbjj
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ryanwashere


4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-27-2012 23:39:08 | More by ryanwashere
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hmph

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -18%

09-27-2012 17:43:42 | More by hmph
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mikeradebaugh

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-27-2012 02:47:19 | More by mikeradebaugh
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a generic beer mug.

Appearance- Golden yellow in color with 1 finger of off white head that dissipates half way and then stays for the rest of the way.

Smell- A beautiful citrus hop smell with some subtle malts.

Taste- A very strong citrus at the tip of the tounge. Then immedaitly followed by a strong bready malt backbone, and then the citrus hops swoops back in for the finish.

Mouthfeel- Nice medium mouthfeel with a very well balanced carbonation that makes for an easy drinker.

Overall- Best IPA that Ive had, but I am not an IPA fan really. The malt balance really made this a good brew in my book.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 00:17:26 | More by BrownAleMale
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AmitC

New York

4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Underwhelmed a little.

Looking at the ratings it seemed like an enticing IPA.

Color: A bit hazy, standard amber colored IPA.

A lot of lacing left on glass with each sip.

Decent amount of carbonation. Adequate bubbling.

Very small head.

Smell : Decent amount of hops. Smells from 6 inches away. A bit of citrus and a little fruity smell. Enough malt as well.

Taste: Follows the smell. Not a lot of hops. A good amount of malt and some citrus. Enters with more hops but dies after a while and has more sweetness. A bit bland in the transit. Not very bitter of an IPA. bitterness is felt just at intake. Like the alcohol content though.

Mouth feel. Medium- to low bodied. Feels just right but nothing 'awesome' about it.

I like the beer that grows on me as i near finishing it, and this one does, may be due to alcohol content but also due to its lingering mouth effect, which is noticeable after 2/3rd of bottle.

Excellent brew. Still not world class to me.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 23:44:18 | More by AmitC
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Camel242000

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

09-26-2012 01:34:36 | More by Camel242000
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JackStraw

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-26-2012 01:28:51 | More by JackStraw
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Juli4n

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-25-2012 23:45:46 | More by Juli4n
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4/5  rDev -6.3%

09-25-2012 06:36:23 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-25-2012 04:30:14 | More by hollywood_15063
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tectactoe

Michigan

4.61/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Living in Michigan, I have access to Two Hearted almost everywhere, all the time. Which is f'n great news, because it is an excellent brew. The color is a deep amber, with some copper when the light hits it. A solid white head forms and leaves great lacing all the way down the glass. Hops up front and hops in the back with a very solid citrus and grapefruit profile that goes hand-in-hand with the its floral essence - much expected from an American IPA. The great thing about Two Hearted is that it's incredibly simple, but it's done extremely well. It doesn't have some over-the-top, drawn out, unnecessarily complex flavor profile because it doesn't need one. The bitterness from the hops is balanced nicely with the huge citrus/grapefruit flavors and light undertones of malt. Bitterness lasts the entire time without becoming too overpowering. The beer smells as simple as it tastes - like a nice field of hops and grapefruits; very perfume-like and fragrant from the start to the finish. With a medium body and a perfect amount of carbonation, this mouth is very nice, making this beer easy to drink.

Two Hearted is an extremely simple, yet masterfully executed IPA which is readily available and always delicious. I love this shit, plain and simple, and if you like America IPAs, you're gonna love it, too. If you can't get this stuff, let me know and I will send it out. Everyone deserves to have this.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2012 04:08:51 | More by tectactoe
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Tpitty23

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

09-25-2012 03:17:45 | More by Tpitty23
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-25-2012 01:50:43 | More by thatoneguymike
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Mavigo

Michigan

4.38/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Got a mug of this at the bar, was looking forward to it.

A: poured a nice golden orange- brown with a white head that lasted for a bit along with some lacing.

S: Smelled a good amount of hops, crisp

Taste: Lots of hops, strong hop after taste, but was sweet enough that it wasn't overpowering, like fore most IPAs to me, very delicious

Mouthfeel: light and refreshing, good carbonation

O: Another outstanding beer from Bell's.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2012 05:17:58 | More by Mavigo
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theholdsteady

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-24-2012 01:44:03 | More by theholdsteady
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CraZCraig


4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-24-2012 00:20:26 | More by CraZCraig
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UnderPressure

South Carolina

4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Semi cloudy. Orange-yellow. Fluffy white head.

Sweet, floral American hop aroma. A little bit fruity.

Bitterness on the front of the tongue. Sweet malt towards the back. More malt character than I was expecting.

Medium bodied. Perfect for this style. But, the carbonation coupled with the bitterness is a little harsh on the tongue.

I love when IPAs can strike a (relative) balance among sweetness, bitterness, and hop flavor

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2012 15:50:27 | More by UnderPressure
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Coduhhh

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-23-2012 00:32:28 | More by Coduhhh
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runwild99

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-22-2012 18:23:04 | More by runwild99
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

09-22-2012 08:19:54 | More by bigbeers84
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JPortillo

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

09-21-2012 23:18:44 | More by JPortillo
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 9,727 ratings.