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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

10,740 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,740
Reviews: 3,075
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 594
Gots: 1,463 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

EnjoiThePureTrip, May 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

MaChiNe, May 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

erha2, May 19, 2012
Photo of Chris1108
4.73/5  rDev +10.8%

This is an excellent beer!
A: Golden hue, impressive pour with thick long lasting head
S: party for the nose! spice, hops, full power feel
T: this is the best part....some say over rated, I say one of the best beers i've had in 30 years of drinking! This has full body, nothing thin about it, tastes roll around in your mouth, makes you want for more! citrus, hops, spice its all here.
M: very full bodied, almost chewey, thick and delicious
O: deserves an everyday place in my fridge. I dorve 2.5hrs 1 way to get a case of this in PA and it was worth it. I kept 1 sixer for "next time". Hard to find on east coast, but deserves better distribution.

Chris1108, May 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

cjtwigger, May 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

ACorts, May 18, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

baybum, May 18, 2012
Photo of leantom
4.85/5  rDev +13.6%

Bells is one of my favorite breweries. After trying Hopslam and enjoying it, a friend of mine recommended Two-Hearted Ale, the other popular (and non-Imperial) IPA brewed by Bells. Alright, here goes:

A: I poured the beer directly into a glass to see the type of head that would be produced. It was large and white (very large, actually). While the head dissipated quickly, it was large enough to impress me. The beer's body was a clear orange and quite pretty to look at (especially with a massive head sitting atop it). Perfect IPA-type appearance.

S: Very floral and citrusy. I love the smell of lemons, so I'm quite partial to the smell of IPA's, but what really stood out was this beer's flowery aroma. It smells similar to sunflowers.

T: Delicious. Can taste lemons, oranges, white pepper, various spices and grapefruit. The dominant flavor was lemon, though. Furthermore, for an IPA there was very little hop bitterness, and the aftertaste was barely noticeable (very different from most IPA's in which a bitter, stinging aftertaste is apparent). I was so shocked that I accidentally started gulping it down quickly before realizing how much of the beer I had actually drunk (more than 6 oz). I would almost classify this beer as dangerously drinkable.

M: Very smooth and non-bitter, which is shocking for an IPA. Like I said in the 'taste' section, this beer is dangerously drinkable.

O: Excellent. One of my favorite IPA's.

leantom, May 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

Darles_Chickens, May 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

GMBtheProfessor, May 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

lbriones5, May 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

TedSneakman, May 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

MFauver35, May 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

rmank, May 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Disease, May 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Sytraxis, May 17, 2012
Photo of ADemshar
5/5  rDev +17.1%

The beer was poured into a snifter. It came out amber with about 2 1/2 fingers of white head. The scent was very floral and fruity. The taste was extreme citrus with just the right amount of hops on the back end. The mouth feel is very smooth. I love this beer and try to pick it up anywhere that I see it available.

ADemshar, May 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

Steimie, May 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Mack2012, May 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

pryan49, May 16, 2012
Photo of Luigi
3.6/5  rDev -15.7%

Pours out a hazy amber color with a massive head that reaches two to three finger in height. Retention is almost perfect because a one finger head retention

The aroma is full of pungent pine like hops. There is a hint of biscuit like malt and alcohol sweetness

Intense hop bitterness hit the palate with the first sip. There is all the classic kinds of bitterness of an American IPA. Pine, citrus, and floral notes surround the palate. There is a bit of biscuit malt and sweetness from the alcohol. I do however, feel like there is a lack of balance between the flavors.

Medium bodied and finishes dry and bitter.

Overall, this IPA would be perfect drinking if there a little more malt added for the balance. But, if you are hophead then this a beer that you will fall in love with. I love my hops don't get me wrong. I just like some balance.

Luigi, May 16, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev -7.5%

A nice honey-amber color with about a finger of slowly dissipating head. Smell is heavy with grapefruit and grass. Taste is nice, bitter with citrus and just a hint of malt. Mouthfeel is a bit on the thin side.

Overall, a nice IPA. I'll buy this when locally available but won't go out of my way for it.

littlelorib, May 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

pearljam118, May 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

ncstateplaya, May 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

HungarianCount, May 15, 2012
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 10,740 ratings.