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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

10,779 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,779
Reviews: 3,077
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 598
Gots: 1,480 | 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 WMEugene
4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a golden orange with a nice head and great lacing.

S - Nice blend of piney and citrus hops. A little sweet, but the hops are the focus here.

T - Nice hoppy flavor. A little sweet and citrusy (grapefruit most predominant). Some pine as well.

M -Great hoppy and dry finish. Medium bodied, nice carbonation. Pretty smooth and drinkable.

O - Two Hearted is a classic IPA and an excellent example of the style. It won't blow you away, but it's definitely a go-to beer.

WMEugene, Apr 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Leftofthedial, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

JALIEN, Nov 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

420Rick, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

C_S, Aug 22, 2013
Photo of Brian700
3.85/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a nice pale color and has about a quarter inch head that slowly fades into a ring around the glass. Minimal lacing this time but I remember it lacing more when I had it on tap.
The smell, Wow. As soon as you pop the top on this beer you are hit by a tremendous hop smell. Smells like Northern Brewers hops if my nose serves me correct. Probably a Northern/Cascade mix. I don't know for sure but thats what it smells like.
The taste definately follows the nose. It drastically goes from sweet to bitter. The bitter plays its part as soon as it gets to the back of the tounge. You can pick up on the oilyness probably because this is such a heavily hopped beer.
Just above average mouthfeel. Good carbonation and its flavor coats your mouth and lingers quite a bit.
Its a pretty powerful beer so I usually don't try to drink to many of them in a sitting without changing it up. It's definately a treat of a beer none the less. A good beer from a good Brewing Co. Very popular in my neck of the woods.

Brian700, Oct 07, 2004
Photo of ThaBobfather
4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a mildly hazy golden/amber color with about an inch of off-white head.
Smells softly of flowery hops and bitter hop with a bit of rind underneath.
Taste has a fantastic hoppy bitter taste which is regulated well with citrus rind.
The finish is crisp with a well bittered hop taste that lingers well.
Very drinkable with the managed bitter taste.

ThaBobfather, May 14, 2009
Photo of king75
4.6/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- a light golden color, with about a one inch white foamy head.

S- pine and citrus, along with some hops

T- Wow this is good, has a nice bitter bite up front with the pine and hops coming through. Then finishes smooth and crisp with a nice clean citrus end.

M- definitely leaves a nice puckering of the cheeks.

I really like this beer. I had heard good things and this one lived up to the hype. Drinkabiltiy would be higher but after a 4-5 of these you'd be gone.

king75, Sep 25, 2010
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 mater
4/5  rDev -6.3%

mater, Nov 14, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

nharres, Oct 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

JesseLara, Mar 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

creepinjeeper, Aug 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

ipc2000, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

TTripp725, Jan 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

drebrew, Aug 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

BalancingBrooms, Jun 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Arch578, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of Vengeance526
4.47/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a lightly hazy dark golden color with a 2-finger slightly off-white head that has decent retention and leaves a good bit of lacing.

Nice floral aroma of grapefruit, pineapple and some lighter notes of pine in the back.

Lots of hops evident in the taste but not completely overdone. Grapefruit, pineapple and some lemon all come out along with a piney finish. There is a little malt evident as well making this IPA a little more balanced. Overall very much on the hoppy side but not so much that it is a complete hop bomb.

Medium bodied with the right amount of carbonation. This is a classic IPA that I don't think I'll ever get tired of. Looking forward to enjoying many more of these over the years.

Vengeance526, Aug 12, 2009
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

Remdog, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

DCgolfpro, Aug 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

CasanovaCummins, Mar 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Jason_Quad, Jul 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

JDM44, Oct 10, 2013
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 10,779 ratings.