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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

9,907 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 9,907
Reviews: 3,027
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 552
Gots: 1,043 | 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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Cujo65

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -59%

11-06-2013 19:40:01 | More by Cujo65
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Giesch

Wisconsin

1.75/5  rDev -59%

05-14-2014 23:08:42 | More by Giesch
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

1.88/5  rDev -56%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

This beer pours a clear gold color with a thin head and no lacing. The aroma is of lemons with faint hints of grapefruit and caramel. The flavor is an odd mix of mild grapefruit, lemons, very sweet malt, and bread. There's a bit of Ginger Ale hiding in the background. As it warms any complexity fades and bitter hops come through. It's mouthfeel is medium. Bells Two Hearted Ale is an ok beer, slightly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2012 04:27:38 | More by B967ierhunter177
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xare

Ohio

1.98/5  rDev -53.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured as a straw-gold color with a good sized head. Unfortunately, the head didn't have much retainment and only laced a few lines before completely disappearing. If it had maintained the lacing throughout the drink, I would have awarded it a perfect score.

Smell was very hoppy with hints of pine, citrus, grapefruit, and mainly had a bitter aroma to it.

Taste was very very hoppy. There were a lot of flavors hidden in there but I wish that they would have toned down the hops a lot more as all I was able to taste were hops. If the hops had been toned down just a notch, this would be an outstanding beer.

There was almost no carbonation but the overwhelming hops makes up for the lack of carbonation. It was a prickly mouthful that left an aftertaste of pine and hops.

Drinkability suffered from the prickliness of the beer and due to the pine aftertaste lingering well past its welcome. Overall, this is a decent beer but not one that I'd enjoy again unless I got a glass from a bad batch. Some reviewers have mentioned that they like the bottled version better, so I'll give the bottled version a try sometime.

Serving type: on-tap

01-07-2008 22:02:55 | More by xare
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terrafirma

Indiana

2/5  rDev -53.2%

08-24-2012 18:31:42 | More by terrafirma
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pauljunk

Virginia

2/5  rDev -53.2%

07-02-2012 18:20:20 | More by pauljunk
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mariposafan

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -53.2%

11-18-2011 16:06:20 | More by mariposafan
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Cracker666

Missouri

2/5  rDev -53.2%

04-24-2014 15:54:48 | More by Cracker666
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jmbraxton

Alabama

2/5  rDev -53.2%

08-19-2012 00:54:40 | More by jmbraxton
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Craftonly23121

Rhode Island

2/5  rDev -53.2%

05-16-2013 13:17:00 | More by Craftonly23121
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Neddyboombox

Tennessee

2/5  rDev -53.2%

12-20-2011 23:39:12 | More by Neddyboombox
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Ghostface

Michigan

2/5  rDev -53.2%

01-14-2014 02:22:38 | More by Ghostface
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GRE680

Michigan

2/5  rDev -53.2%

04-20-2013 22:43:28 | More by GRE680
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SGToliver

Washington

2/5  rDev -53.2%

11-22-2012 23:20:52 | More by SGToliver
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -53.2%

12-19-2012 19:05:52 | More by King_KongDCO93
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DbbC

Illinois

2/5  rDev -53.2%

04-13-2013 21:47:34 | More by DbbC
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thefluker

Missouri

2/5  rDev -53.2%

10-14-2013 22:26:14 | More by thefluker
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Golden32

Alabama

2/5  rDev -53.2%

02-23-2014 01:43:49 | More by Golden32
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ChainChompsky

Illinois

2/5  rDev -53.2%

01-15-2014 06:39:37 | More by ChainChompsky
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nowhere_native

Illinois

2/5  rDev -53.2%

07-21-2014 03:31:49 | More by nowhere_native
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zoolzoo

Connecticut

2.08/5  rDev -51.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Thanks awalk1227!

Bottle dated 3/29/11

A: Golden, hazy, unfiltered. Frothy white head, sticky.

S: Im surprised and disappointed by the aroma, not pulling alot out of this one. Saltine or stale cracker malt profile. Hop aromas are mostly watered down pine.

T: Not much going on here either. Cracker like malt profile accented with pine sap hops, finish is dry and bitter. Not much citrus, no zing. Drinkable but boring.

M: High carbonation combined with copious amounts of generic bitterness creates a mouthfeel that is just short of scathing.

O: Sorry, I dont get it.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2011 19:48:21 | More by zoolzoo
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bobinverted

Michigan

2.17/5  rDev -49.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bell's makes some great Stouts. Their Oatmeal Stout is amazing, but I haven't been too impressed with their other offerings. I'm going to have to go against the grain here and say that Bell's Two Hearted Ale is just another horribly over hopped American ale. I know it's an IPA and hoppiness is a characteristic of the style, but I just don't think there is enough maltiness and body in this brew to support all the hops. All I can taste is a sickening amount of floral and citrus hops. To me it seems very unbalanced and astringent. In my opinion it certainly doesn't belong in the BA top 50.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2003 21:49:59 | More by bobinverted
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

11-15-2011 20:38:02 | More by victory4me
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ryandesign1

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

06-21-2014 18:19:42 | More by ryandesign1
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Roger415


2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

04-03-2012 04:00:14 | More by Roger415
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 9,907 ratings.