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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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11,653 Ratings

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Ratings: 11,653
Reviews: 3,141
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 645
Gots: 1,894 | FT: 41
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

P: 12 fl oz bottle into an imperial pint glass. Bottle date is 01/17/12 = 3 days old!

A: SRM is straw yellow with a tinge of orange and brown. Semi-translucent and hazy. Head is off-white, 1 in, puffy, dissipates to 1 cm.

S: Big hops come off the nose with citrus notes and a malt base that gives some caramel and bread notes.

T: Big hop notes of citrus(grapefruit) along with some light floral notes. A touch of honey sweetness hits before the mild malt base. Aftertaste is a mild hop bitterness and light malt.

M: Medium body. Hops hitting first opens up the palate. Honey and malt hit, adding a bit of body. Mild hop bitterness on the aftertaste adds to the complexity of the beer and hits the edges of the palate. Semi-wet finish.

O: A classic. I have had this beer hundreds of times, but never written a review until now. This beer is very flavorful, packs a big hop punch, but is still mellow enough for the average beer drinker to enjoy. It pairs fantastically with a number of foods as well. I was very excited to get a sixer of this so fresh; how does Bells get it bottled and in stores in 3 days??? I will buy this again and again.

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Poured into a Sam Smith pint glass.

A: Pours a cloudy amber color with a one finger eggshell color head. Solid retention and good lacing. The bubbles form a nice cascade effect rising to the head, as well.

S: Aside from the usual citric/piny hops, there's some sourdough breadiness alongside it, similar to what I got from Ranger IPA, but this has better execution.

T: Again, reminds me of a better-executed Ranger IPA. Starts off with a very nice maltiness to it with just the right hint of sourdough notes, plus some citric hops; and it finishes with a restrained piny bitterness. I like my IPAs to either have excellent balance, or rape my palate to kingdom come. This is very much the former...in fact, it's one of the most nicely balanced IPAs I've had.

M: A little thick body-wise, with solid carbonation. The finish is only slightly astringent.

O: When I first came on this site, I didn't like hoppy beers. Thankfully, I've seen the light, and it's thanks to beers like this. Highly recommended.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 11,653 ratings.