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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

11,427 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 11,427
Reviews: 3,124
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 629
Gots: 1,784 | 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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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Casterbridge, Apr 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

WhitmansNiece, Apr 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

fleurdelou, Apr 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

heerboth, Apr 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

solo103, Apr 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

sillyhed8, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of moysauce
4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap in a pitcher poured into a regular glass of non-specified type. Cheap college bar, so pretty general glassware.

A: Deep copper in hue with a slightly hazy 1.5 finger head. The head disappeared rather quickly. I drank this at a college bar so the glass wasn't as clean as it could have been, so the lacing wasn't the greatest, though it lingered for a tiny bit. I've had better pours, but I can't complain. Even though I was a little disappointed with the lacing, this brew is everything you expect out of an IPA in appearance.

S: Floral notes hit you right away. Present, but not overpowering. Definitely pleasant.

M: This beer leaves a very clean mouthfeel as nothing really lingers much at first. You can feel the carbonation on your tongue leaving a crisp feel, but the further into the beer the more it coats the back of your tongue.

T: This beer is immediately bitter. You can taste some citrus notes, though I can't place my finger on what type of citrus it is. I'd venture to say grapefruit, but I'm not certain. For the most part it has a nice bitter hop profile with a very subtle, subdued malty underbelly that chimes in every now and then just to let you know it's present.

Overall: This is my favorite go-to brew at the moment. Lately when trying IPAs I've been comparing them to this one just because I find it to be a very true, honest representation of what I think an IPA should be. Could easily be sessionable, but it is rich enough to leave you feeling satisfied after just one. Great to share with your friends. I could see this beer being a nice segue beer for a friend exploring the craft brew scene. It may be a bit hoppy for them, but if you want to introduce someone to what an IPA should be, I view this one as a solid standard in any hop heads repertoire.

moysauce, Apr 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

robotiks, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of gogreen99
4.03/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a very hoppy beer. Taste extremely hoppy which creates an equally hoppy aroma. This beer has a very unique story for bells brewery! A citrus and floral aroma frequent this beer with after notes of grapefruit. In appearance the beer appears cloudy... A caramel aroma characterized the beer

gogreen99, Apr 22, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Very popular beer, especially in the Michigan college community. Strong hop scent and the hops are very apparent upon drinking. High levels of carbonation leave a tingling after taste. Hops are the only way I can describe this beer as it dominates the aroma and flavor.

ZachMcGinn, Apr 22, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Very hoppy taste, but not overwhelming at all. Gives a bite that keeps you wanting more. The light mouth feels allows for easy drinking. The carbonation leaves a lingering tickle in your throat. But the hops do leave a slight after taste, probably the only downfall to the beer

Jesswellick, Apr 22, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Medium Coloring. Smells sweet like citrus. Once you drink it, it feels very light on your tongue. You can tastes the hops in this beer- very hoppy. Once you swallow this beer, your mouth will tingle and feel refreshed. Very good beer and popular in the college community

phartman133, Apr 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

michaeljstraub, Apr 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

ariceclemson, Apr 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Nefarious, Apr 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

Syracuse12, Apr 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

beerdave, Apr 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.7%

Walkerjgt, Apr 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

CPT_Milroy93, Apr 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

wafers, Apr 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

N8tronics, Apr 20, 2014
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4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a fantastic beer that I drink pretty regularly. One of my favorite go to IPAs. Pours a nice color and a decent head. The smell is very good, zesty citrus which is one of my favorites. Taste is very much full of those same notes as well. Always a good beer to drink

eepound2, Apr 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

BellsFan, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

dnb128, Apr 19, 2014
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 11,427 ratings.