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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale

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11,386 Ratings

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Ratings: 11,386
Reviews: 3,119
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 629
Gots: 1,765 | FT: 40
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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4/5  rDev -6.3%

TheMaimed, Aug 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

pintofparadise, Aug 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

slowdaddy, Aug 10, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Flip64, Aug 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

ebefiction, Aug 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

2dogbrew, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of Gushue3
3.93/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Date on bottle 07/06/12. Poured into Jacks Abby pint.

A. Large 2 finger white head that leaves great lacing and a 1/2 inch of froth. Body is a slightly hazy gold with some smaller carbonation bubbles slowly rising to the top. This is how an IPA should look.

S. Cereal grain malt and floral hops.

T. Nice hops upfront followed by a solid malt nicely balanced IPA. Lighter citrusy and floral hops that is accompanied by a sweet malt. Some bitterness of the dry finish that lingers a bit

M. Medium thickness with a heavier carbonation feel.

O. Much better than the first time I had this beer. Tastes great for an everyday local IPA I can't get around me. Looks fantastic and drinks way easier than 7% Yo Bells, get to Mass.

Gushue3, Aug 09, 2012
Photo of freemanj54321
3/5  rDev -29.7%

freemanj54321, Aug 09, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

bryrowe, Aug 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

danipp, Aug 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Lordkrystic, Aug 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Rvabel22, Aug 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

guytyping, Aug 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

KJGreen, Aug 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

TCaldwell, Aug 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

kuestegg, Aug 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

dbert21, Aug 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Chinaskifan1, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of Alextricity
4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Served on-tap at Ciccarelli's at 21 and Hayes.

Appearance: It has to be the best beer I've seen ... behind MAYBE the legendary Guinness. I got it and it had a nice, dark color to it with a beautiful three finger head on it. A thing of beauty. Better yet was the super sticky lacing -- with every sip, you could see the line of how much I drank. Fantastic.

Smell: The smell and taste and a lot of what I got from this was a very deep, pleasant earthy and spicy hoppiness. The smell is much like the taste.

Taste: But the taste is just a BIT better. As nice as it smells, it comes out in every sip. Wonderful balance with the hops... great flavor, with a perfect light bitterness on the finish. I love that I get a taste of Fruit Loops in there, as well as an earthy grit. Delicious.

Mouthfeel: Nice and smooth ... goes down dangerously easy for a 7% ABV.

Overall, a pretty magnificent beer. This has a distinct, strong, pleasant taste to it. As someone that's new to Bell's, this and Oberon have made a good first impression on me ... at least on tap. In about a half hour of drinking, I had my first two "Wow." beers.

Alextricity, Aug 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Pjev11, Aug 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

craigmj7, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of yamar68
3.95/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tried and true, but never reviewed...

Poured from bottle to Twins pint:

Pours a reddish burnt gold, with a healthy finger and a half of white head. Great lacing. Nice looking, lively body.

Neatly balanced - citrus hops, floral freshness, a bit of herbal earthiness, and a touch of pine. Clearly a nice wide spectrum of hop use supported by a sweet bready malt backbone.

On the tongue it takes a firmer direction towards floral and earthy hops. Malts become a bit more bold. Good and bitter... still a great deal of balance.

Honestly, it's nothing too excited but it's a classic and it never disappoints. Tasty stuff.

yamar68, Aug 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

HopsJunkiedotcom, Aug 07, 2012
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3.55/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- A lovely amber/golden. Frothy head dies down to a lacy ring around the glass. its a beautiful beer.

S- Dominating piney hops with a underlying bked bread aroma

T- Hops did not dominate as much as I would have expected,but it is the primary taste throughout.here is a slight bready malt presence but it provides a meek body. The beer starts bitter and then the citrus/pine flavors take over, only to fall quickly into a chalky bitterness.

M- Ive heard people say they felt this beer was thick and syrupy, but I am not getting that at all. There is a very passive carbonation, butthe beer seems a little thin.

O- nice IPA.Hop heads will enjoy this, even though the hop profile isnt overly complex.

jmaharaj, Aug 07, 2012
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4.52/5  rDev +5.9%

rkarimi, Aug 06, 2012
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 11,386 ratings.