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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale

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10,801 Ratings

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Ratings: 10,801
Reviews: 3,079
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 599
Gots: 1,491 | 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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Photo of FeelinitNow
3.88/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a tall clean glass.

A: A hazy orange/burgandy color with a sudsy viscous quality head

S: The predominant smell is lovely, a mix between grapefruit and pomegranate with other citrus fruit smells present. Other smells to note are: raisins, apple and pineapple.

T: Not overly sweet and very well balanced with the hop bitterness that rolls off the back of your tongue and stays with you for 10 seconds or so.

M: Slight carbonation that really compliments the beer as a whole. Also very creamy, nice touch!

O: There are so many quality factors you can feel as you drink this beer. It just stands way above quite a few beers and I'll definitely enjoy drinking this beer!

FeelinitNow, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of Getalegup
4/5  rDev -6.3%

Getalegup, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of Shoney_35
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Shoney_35, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of xero
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

xero, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of MisSigsFan
3.6/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a darker golden color. Darker than most IPAs. Thick off white head. Aroma is a bit light. Citrus, pine, a little tropical fruit. Tastes mostly of citrus and malt. The pine and tropical fruit doesn't come out in the taste very much. The bitterness is balanced out pretty well by the malt backbone. Mouthfeel is a bit thicker than other IPAs. Not bad though. Overall, I was expecting way more from this brew after hearing so much about it. Just your average IPA with nothing special really. I really wanted to love this beer but sadly it just didn't live up to the hype.

MisSigsFan, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of RyanSchwam
4/5  rDev -6.3%

RyanSchwam, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of 1424IpA
4/5  rDev -6.3%

1424IpA, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of dannycohen62
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

dannycohen62, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of Fr0stb1te
4/5  rDev -6.3%

Fr0stb1te, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of cmwilliq
4/5  rDev -6.3%

cmwilliq, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of GeorgeBeerS
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

GeorgeBeerS, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of Bolivian22
4/5  rDev -6.3%

Bolivian22, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of SixPints
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

SixPints, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of batfireman
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

batfireman, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of bkwhoppa66
4/5  rDev -6.3%

bkwhoppa66, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of Jpepe08
4/5  rDev -6.3%

Jpepe08, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of James773
3.83/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A nice golden yellow color. Can't really say much about the head since I drink it out of the bottle (very drinkable). Floral and fruity nose, but not too strong. Flavors are very well balanced. You can definitely taste the hoppy backend but it's very well balanced by the sweeter/breadier hops flavors. Good for people getting into beer.

James773, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of Rilesmiles
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Rilesmiles, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of Greenbuckeye
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Greenbuckeye, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of rickcrip76
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

rickcrip76, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of jwill303
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

jwill303, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of TheFizzinator
4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light brown/murky golden color with a minimal head. Smells of peaches, nectarines, and some grapefruit notes. Not a very overpowering smell, more balanced and held in check like the beer as a whole. Sweet grapefruit comes to mind from the taste along with the peaches from the nose. So its pretty true to nose in terms of flavor profile. None of these tastes are overwhelming though. Packs a light mouthfeel with a little bit of carbonation, the muted flavor and bitterness makes this one go down very easily, so the drinkability is very high.

An enjoyable standby for most. Nothing mind blowing but it's hard to find a major fault with this beer.

TheFizzinator, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of stella77artois
3.93/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into pilsener glass.

A - Pours a hazy orange-amber with a fair amount of carbonation rising. Took a slightly aggressive pour, but a 2 finger head formed. Head was thin and somewhat fizzy. Quickly dissipated to a slight white ring.

S - Not a whole lot as far as complexity, but fruity hops are noted, and a general flowery aroma. Perhaps dandellion and lilac, I suppose. Smooth and mild malts noted as well. Nice smelling beer.

T - It's a pretty mild tasting IPA in comparison to other's IMO, but it's a great one. Hops up front of course. Grapefruit, lime, dandellion and white flour in the hoppiness. A fairly strong malt backbone is present and can be noted early. Slightly bready, some caramel and angel food cake notes. Very nice tasting beer.

F - Hides the somewhat high ABV well. Very drinkable. Enough carbonation for a fizz fix, but burns slightly on the way down. Overall though, it has a good feel.

O - Happy to find a random single of a Top 250 beer at my favorite local store. Not as flavorful or powerful as some other IPA's, I might put it on the Pale Ale/IPA fringe. But the flavor is excellent, lot's of hops and a strong matl backbone. Highly recommended to any IPA or Pale Ale fans.

stella77artois, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of jmlewisjr
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

jmlewisjr, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of JamLand
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

JamLand, Jan 21, 2014
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 10,801 ratings.