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Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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14,456 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

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.

Added by Todd on 12-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#632
Reviews:
3,592
Ratings:
14,456
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
952
Gots:
4,528
Trade:
48
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,456 |  Reviews: 3,592
Photo of metacog42
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hamsters
4.55/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Elvis_on_Bass
4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I wasn't as overwhelmed with this beer as I thought I would be based on the following. I will say for all of the attributes, it is a very well balanced IPA in every regard, enjoyable while you are drinking. For me, it's not really memorable or something that I would go out of my to find to have again.

Look: Basic Pale Ale, nice color. The ones that were poured for me from the tap were a little hazy. Nice head in the glass.
Smell: Nice and citrusy, not overwhelming.
Taste: Dry, well balanced, but not as much malt in the background as I come to expect from the reputation.
Feel: Nothing remarkable, felt like an IPA, maybe a touch thin.
Overall: A good representation of the style, I would drink again.

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Photo of Mousel
4.07/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Kalamazoo
4.69/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

My benchmark IPA. Classic full flavor hoppy taste.

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Photo of Rk1987
4.77/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of nicholas2121
4.49/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Two Hearted Ale brewed by Bell's Brewery, Inc., with an ABV of 7.00% This American IPA pours out a deep golden amber color with a nice thick white head. The head to this brew sticks around. There is a nice amount of lacing to this brew, it sticks to the side of the glass well. The smell is rich with hop bitterness, earthy grains and malts. This brew has the look and smell of most American IPA's on the market, not saying that is a bad thing. Now for the taste, it is Bold with flavors. You first pick up on the Hoppy bitterness, the a nice smoothness of earthy grains and malts. There is also a nice slight sweetness at the end note of this brew. Two hearted Ale , has a lot going on in it. The body of this American IPA is a solid medium. There is nothing overpowering about this brew, it has a real nice balance to it. This is one of the more enjoyable IPA's I have had in awhile. It is really hard to pick up on the 7.00% ABV in this brew,it is just that smooth. I can't get over how smooth this brew goes down. This brew would go nice with dinner. The mouth feel is Bold, Rich, Hoppy, Smooth, Clean, and Refreshing. Overall I'm Two Hearted Ale, a 4.50 out of 5. I would definitely look this brew up again giving the opportunity to. Bell's Brewery, Inc., did a super nice job with this American IPA.

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Photo of bluett
4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ICTguy21
4.44/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look: slightly hazy orange with a good sized white head that sticks around

Smell: big, juicy and fruity

Taste: good balance between hop bitterness and sweet citrus fruitiness

Feel: near perfect mouthfeel, very smooth almost creamy

Overall: exceptional and well balanced IPA, fantastic representation of the style

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Photo of dd53grif
3.25/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SillyRabbitz
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of evanschaaf
4.32/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aclockworkchris
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TBDave
4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Looks great, a nice golden orange color. Smells like a bowl of flowers and fruit. I can actually taste the grapefruit. Smooth and easy to drink. An awesome beer.

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Photo of Brewb4hoes
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wilymobastardo
3.68/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jahannah
4.58/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hansavijaticar
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JustCamIt
4.27/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeff_El_Jefe
3.81/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L - dark orange, reddish. very nice look
S - sweet like candy
T - very bitter taste that ends with a caramel note
F - hoppy, malty
O - a little too sweet for my taste. i think pliny the elder still trumps this although being dethroned this year, but this beer is much easier and much cheaper to find. worth a try

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Photo of forshamegetit
4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dr_Gonzo
4.8/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a smooth glass lightly. Dark, hazy orange color. Moderate carbonation, foamy thick head.

Smells mainly of grapefruit and piney and mildly grassy hops; orange, pineapple, overall smells sweet and floral.

Blatant grapefruit rushes the mouth with a slight lemon tartness that supplements with it, orange citrus flavor present as well. Somewhat bitter piney taste and aftertaste. Smooth, floaty feeling.

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Photo of RyanKininger
4.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of koolpenguin
4.85/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of my all time favorites. I'm an IPA honk and this Michigan brew is right there at the top of my list along with Centennial IPA.

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Photo of Rockuba
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

About as good as it gets. Grapefruit.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 14,456 ratings
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