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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

9,658 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,658
Reviews: 3,016
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 540
Gots: 944 | FT: 35
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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TheCondor

Missouri

4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I have been looking for this brew for some time, as it was highly recommend by some friends of mine and I have seen it on BA as being routinely mentioned as a favorite "everyday" IPA. Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance - Nice dark off gold color with a big, dominant, creamy head. The head eventually wore off about halfway through the brew, with a some lacing present.

Smell - Nice floral smell with a fruit backdrop to it, with the addition of a definite hops presence. When I smelled this beer, I began to get excited about it. It smells fantastic.

Taste - The brew really comes through in this department. Perfectly, and I mean perfectly balanced between the fruity taste at the front and the bitter hoppy kick at the back end. I seriously considered giving this beer a 5 in the taste category, but I haven't done it yet and I'd like more experience before I do. But this is as close as any has come yet.

Mouthfeel - Balanced and smooth, everything about this beer is exceptional. Good carbonation, nice aftertaste, goes down so easy.

Overall - This is one impressive beer. Now I understand why it was so highly recommended by both personal friends and other BA's. Everything is so balanced and smooth it really makes you want to drink a few more, and for the price you pay for this it is almost unmatched. If you haven't had this beer, get it.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2012 20:45:42 | More by TheCondor
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BHopp12

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-11-2012 20:25:06 | More by BHopp12
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Pat316

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-11-2012 20:02:45 | More by Pat316
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klas

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-11-2012 18:20:15 | More by klas
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FirstBrewsoon

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-11-2012 17:26:29 | More by FirstBrewsoon
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MarshallMan

Kansas

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-11-2012 17:13:48 | More by MarshallMan
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zenwatts

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -18%

01-11-2012 16:43:55 | More by zenwatts
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satellite86

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-11-2012 09:06:39 | More by satellite86
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

01-11-2012 05:57:30 | More by Giantspace
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CMack

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-11-2012 04:09:45 | More by CMack
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Rlombardi75

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -18%

01-11-2012 03:53:34 | More by Rlombardi75
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sneefcity

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-11-2012 03:28:04 | More by sneefcity
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pierceska

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-10-2012 15:05:36 | More by pierceska
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StoneTSR

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

APPEARANCE: Brilliant copper in color with a fluffy, stark white head. Hundreds and hundreds of bubbles flow from the bottom of the glass and provide a very lively look through a completely transparent beer. This one is pretty.

SMELL: This is how an IPA should smell, flowers and a little pine with some citrus lurking in the background.

TASTE: The thing I have always loved about this beer is how easy and sweet it begins, but how bitter it finishes. The flowers, pine and malt up front so smoothly slide into a citrus and hops on the back end. This is an easy IPA to fall in love with.

MOUTHFEEL: Smooth a little bit oily. As long as I have known this beer it has never had any sparkle to it, although, given the sweet and malty flavor I'm OK with that. This goes down easy.

OVERALL: I truly enjoy this IPA as an everyday standard, but overall I do believe it is overrated. If I did not have regular access to Modus Hoperandi from Ska (which, by the way, is a totally different IPA) I might rank it a little higher, but given that I have an equally delicious everyday IPA out here in Colorado, I can accept not having Two Hearted on a regular basis. That said, a lack of Hopslam this January is horrible for me. Please send Hopslam to Boulder! I can get you Russian River in return!

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2012 08:49:45 | More by StoneTSR
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QuantumPint

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-10-2012 04:03:39 | More by QuantumPint
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ales4baldo

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-10-2012 02:41:59 | More by ales4baldo
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -41.5%

01-10-2012 01:50:27 | More by Mark5252
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jenkinsmd

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-09-2012 23:34:39 | More by jenkinsmd
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hopmeister

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-09-2012 22:51:00 | More by hopmeister
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-09-2012 19:27:40 | More by Kahlerbock
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amart80

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-09-2012 17:19:26 | More by amart80
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decadance

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-09-2012 07:20:04 | More by decadance
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N8DAGR8

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-09-2012 05:13:11 | More by N8DAGR8
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keenan41

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-09-2012 00:39:25 | More by keenan41
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buffs9

Colorado

3.63/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had both on tap and in bottle on the same day. Had to try it twice b/c I used to love this beer and was underwhelmed. Bottle was 3 weeks old.

Color: Nice golden color, some orange with a white head.

Smell: Hoppy and malty, some citrus, but not as great smelling as many IPAs.

Taste: fairly bland both on tap and from the bottle, disappointing

Mouthfeel: average, crisp.

Overall: Hoping I was just having a bad day b/c this beer used to be my go to when I lived in MI.

Serving type: on-tap

01-09-2012 00:07:33 | More by buffs9
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 9,658 ratings.