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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale

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10,884 Ratings

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Ratings: 10,884
Reviews: 3,089
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 600
Gots: 1,521 | FT: 39
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%

charliebuckeye, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

MickeyHops, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

justinp, Jan 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Extol, Jan 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

dbl_delta, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of Jay_Ulreich
4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I have had this beer on tap, but right now its out of a bottle. And just as good I might add. Open the bottle and its like you stepped into a hop field. Pours nice with a decent sticky head. Nice lacing throughout the drink. Floral, citricy, piney- its got it all, but I beleive its centennial? Correct me if Im wrong. Anyway, it tastes soooo fresh, freshest beer I have had in a long time, Im loving it. I dont know about drinking this all day long as I already have a buzz after 2. This is just a fantastic hop lovers dream. I love this beer, Bells is by far one of my favorite breweries. Mouthfeel is just under perfect, as it is light. But othe than that its VERY hard to do better than this beer. Outstanding. Love it.

Jay_Ulreich, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Justinbshelton, Jan 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

kreg02, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of Skullbussa
4.69/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is the best gateway drug into the IPA world.

Mouthfeel and hoppyness are certainly well within the tolerances of the IPA-uninitiated but, even better, makes Two Hearted nicely suited for all-day drinkability, if you are so inclined.

A very mild floral fuses very well with the hop nature of this beer, masking the bite of the hops just well enough to "get you over" the IPA wall that stops many.

I rank this second only to O'Dell's IPA in terms of overall taste, this is ABSOLUTELY one of the very best beers you can drink of any type.

Very hard to find on tap outside of the northern midwest. I find very little difference between the bottled and draught examples I have tried, and I have tried many.

Skullbussa, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

KaraMortensen, Jan 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Lehighace06, Jan 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

greenspointexas, Jan 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

jmsedgwick, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

brewlover517, Jan 24, 2014
Photo of Petey_the_Quiet
4.3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Finally found this beer locally and it was on-tap! The appearance was light, very much in the IPA wheelhouse. The aroma was of floral notes and hoppy as is indicative of IPAs. The taste was the smoothest, most well balanced IPA I've yet to enjoy. Sometimes the hoppy characteristics can overpower an IPA, but not so with this brew. The mouthfeel was perfectly enjoyable, went down smooth. Could drink multiples of this beer without issue.

This beer should be on your 'want' list if you've not yet had it. Hell, it should be on your 'want' list for whenever you want a beer period. This brew hits the spot for sure.

Petey_the_Quiet, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

hairylikeapeman, Jan 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Irish57, Jan 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

dsshuck, Jan 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

jimmy13, Jan 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

JRosolen, Jan 23, 2014
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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
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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

Shoney_35, Jan 23, 2014
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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
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 10,884 ratings.