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Two Hearted Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

10,409 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 10,409
Reviews: 3,048
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 577
Gots: 1,289 | 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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Ratings: 10,409 | Reviews: 3,048 | Display Reviews Only:
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Invictus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-01-2013 01:10:33 | More by Invictus
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Fitze

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-18-2014 13:06:42 | More by Fitze
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alostplot

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

05-01-2014 01:08:15 | More by alostplot
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wellsnb

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-24-2014 00:57:09 | More by wellsnb
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green_plastic

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-18-2014 14:57:23 | More by green_plastic
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md655321

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-29-2013 00:55:05 | More by md655321
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rcatalano

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-14-2012 12:25:11 | More by rcatalano
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hotsudge

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

11-09-2013 22:36:47 | More by hotsudge
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nharres

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

10-30-2013 20:47:04 | More by nharres
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TequilaTom

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.3%

09-23-2013 17:58:49 | More by TequilaTom
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TooGood

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-15-2014 15:42:55 | More by TooGood
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AndyEdgar

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-31-2014 00:14:52 | More by AndyEdgar
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bbothen

California

4.47/5  rDev +4.7%

Poured into my Sam Adams beer glass from a 12oz bottle.

Pours a hazy pale orange/yellow color with a thick, frithy, and bubbly 2 finger deep off white head. Head has nice retention and leaves lots of sticky webbing and lacing on glass.

Tropical and piney hop aromas with some sweet maltiness, flowery, toasted grains.

Sweet caramel maltiness followed by a delicious array of bitter hoppiness, grapefruit, pine, lemon/lime zest, mango, superbly balanced flavors here.

Medium bodied, nicely carbonated, crisp, clean, nice.

Drinks great. I could session these frequently, daily, hourly, all the time.

Wish this was available to me on a regular basis. Great flavors. I'm the target audience for this beer. More please.

03-05-2009 02:12:25 | More by bbothen
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jar2574

Missouri

4.18/5  rDev -2.1%

Big huge frothy head that sticks around a while. Lots of carbonation. Orange/yellow color with average clarity. Lacing could be better as it goes down the sides.

Smells delicious. Hoppy, fruity, citrus and honey.

Taste is extremely smooth and mellow. More dominated by malts than hops. More sweet than bitter. There's the sweetness of honey, but not overpowering. There's a slight bitterness but not as much as you'd expect from an IPA. Some dryness in the aftertaste as well.

Not an overly complex beer but it's got to be one of the most drinkable beers ever, especially for having a 7% ABV. Really goes down easy. Would be a great way to introduce a rookie to good beer.

04-30-2011 01:52:03 | More by jar2574
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ralree

Maryland

4.83/5  rDev +13.1%

I've had this bottle for quite a while, and it is still very tasty. One of the brothers said he couldn't find a freshness date, and another gave it a C mentioning it might have been a bad bottle. Bell's prints the batch number on the back of the bottle near the bottom. Mine was 9754, which I typed into the batch finder here:

http://bellsbeer.com/batch-search/?batch_no=&select=batch_finder

Here are the stats:
Bottled on May 27th, 2010
Alcohol by Volume: 7.0%
Original Gravity: 1.064
Shelf Life: 6 months from package date

A: Gold color, not much head, not much retention. No lacing. Average.

S: Nice smell, fruity, rather hoppy, loads of brown sugary malt.

T: Sweet malt makes this a real treat. Hops add a wonderful bitter taste up front as well. Fruity taste is in the background, and it adds a nice touch. True mastery of the style here! Just a tad of smoke in the aftertaste.

M: Pretty light, non-astringent, dry, medium-body. Wonderful.

D: Goes down great. Good alone or with food for sure.

09-26-2010 00:55:09 | More by ralree
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josefnewsong

New York

4.88/5  rDev +14.3%

One of the best IPAs. Smell is almost all pine with floral bits. Taste is pine resin with a crisp floral/citrus hop finish. I love when my IPAs taste like drinking a pine forest, but this one is more than that. Somehow it manages to be very well balanced with all those hops in there. I love it.
My buddy says "It just smells like God's vagina!"

12-04-2009 00:47:33 | More by josefnewsong
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mfl620ks

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-17-2014 00:33:07 | More by mfl620ks
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baybassboy

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-21-2012 03:59:14 | More by baybassboy
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

12-09-2012 02:10:28 | More by RichardMNixon
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NW2285

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -18%

05-26-2013 00:23:08 | More by NW2285
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

05-11-2013 03:54:31 | More by cwelsh55
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waston

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

07-23-2013 02:09:54 | More by waston
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Tafyob41

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-22-2014 03:52:24 | More by Tafyob41
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MJR

Missouri

5/5  rDev +17.1%

Bottle

Warm, glowing, light peach with perfect clarity. Huge, puffy off-white head that fades here and there, leaving huge, cloud-like pillows of foam. Tons of sticky lace. Enormously aromatic nose with a huge blast of floral Centennial hops, with soft pink grapefruit, and hints of orange, peach, and mango. Underneath is a thin foundation of toasted malt and slightly chalky yeast. Flavor is an eruption of hop flavor and velvet hammer-like bitterness. Flowers, pink grapefruit, peaches, oranges, mangos…it’s all there in an incredibly soft and sticky delivery. The malt and yeast manage to stay afloat enough to provide a solid base for the hop explosion happening above. Medium in body, with a soft and round mouthfeel that only gets better with the yeast pour towards the bottom. Finishes dry, firm, and bitter, with a splash of citrus and black pepper. Through my many years of better beer, this is still my favorite expression of the IPA style, and one of only a few beers that I cannot drink only one of. My opening of a bottle of this guarantees a second and third. It’s worth noting that since the new brewery opened in Comstock, this beer’s flavor profile has been much cleaner, with much less sediment.

Absolutely untouchable American IPA. Just perfect.

12-28-2002 22:54:30 | More by MJR
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RustyDiamond

Georgia

4.7/5  rDev +10.1%

Batch 8619 (packaged on 7.10.08) purchased on 08.02.08 from Steve's Licker in Madison, WI.
Cloudy orange with a teriffic glowing 2 fingers of near-white head. Smell of citrus, apricots and freshly baked pretzels.
A faint touch of wheat on the tip of my tongue, followed by a lovely array of chalky, citrus and pine hop flavor. The flavor is very apparent, yet somehow restrained by the malt that is there. Very long lasting on the palate too, and finishes very hoppy. Touch of soft pretzel malt taste in the mouthfeel, somehow in the middle of the hop beauty. Spotty lacing in the glass. Extremely drinkable for a 7% IPA with this much flavor.

08-14-2008 21:19:39 | More by RustyDiamond
Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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