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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale

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10,742 Ratings

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Ratings: 10,742
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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2/5  rDev -53.2%

Neddyboombox, Dec 20, 2011
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2/5  rDev -53.2%

pauljunk, Jul 02, 2012
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2/5  rDev -53.2%

SGToliver, Nov 22, 2012
Photo of zoolzoo
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.

zoolzoo, Apr 29, 2011
Photo of bobinverted
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.

bobinverted, Jul 14, 2003
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

Roger415, Apr 03, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

Bighorn, Jul 21, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

WKole81, May 25, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

prisoner1572, May 10, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

kraticus41, May 30, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

skelton00, Nov 30, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

Naughts73, Jul 26, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

ryandesign1, Jun 21, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

mwar, Nov 27, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

Wingsr4planes, Aug 08, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

victory4me, Nov 15, 2011
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

bdelonj13, May 10, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -47.3%

Roland45s, Oct 26, 2012
Photo of biglite351
2.33/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

A - watered down honey color, tall creamy white head. Better than I expected.

S - typical IPA hops plus some fruit.

T - mild hops but a flavor like a bunch mixed old fruit.

M - medium coating with a good amount of tingle on the sides of the tongue.

D - not my bag but I could see other people liking this.

biglite351, Oct 31, 2010
Photo of thelagerheads
2.4/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Henceforth I'm going to call this beer Fishbine. Not because it tastes like fish but because even the fish on the label ain't biii-ne into the hype of the Two Hearted Ale by Bell's. Bell's makes great beer but they also make craft beers and in doing so there are always extremes. Much more brusk than the aftertaste of Oberon, this beer has a citrus bite that rivals the pungent meat of the rind. It literally is rind beer. I know that it is lauded as a summertime delicacy but it is more like drinking the broth of a lemorange peel that sat out in the sun too long and then was chilled. No goodness here.

thelagerheads, Jul 22, 2006
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2.44/5  rDev -42.9%

thelargeone, Aug 15, 2014
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2.44/5  rDev -42.9%

bphlatt, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of AndoBrew
2.48/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

*did not like would not buy*
app: orange ish, murky, not great looking, like bad cider.

smell: nice hops.. a lil bit of sharpnes, that i do not like. good malts in the nose as well. fruit snacks and citrus!

taste: water , then hops, but nice ones! then ICK, odd acid paint chemical back of the throat! it is mild, but its still there. there at all is to much! so sad.. all the other flavors are nice, its balanced and good, but acidic and nasty.

mf: refreshing and crisp but to frothy.

drinkable?? no

AndoBrew, Jan 09, 2008
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2.5/5  rDev -41.5%

cujim, Jun 18, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -41.5%

syndelee, Jul 22, 2014
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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