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Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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14,454 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:
3,591
Ratings:
14,454
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
952
Gots:
4,527
Trade:
48
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into tulip glass.
Bottle date of 12/16/11.

Appearance: A golden straw colored beer with 3 fingers worth of thick white head. Spotty lacing on the side of the glass.

Smell: strong notes of pine and citrus. Smells really good! Not getting much from the malt profile of this beer.

Taste: moderate bitterness from the hops profile. Pine upfront with grapefruit and oranges. Its a well balanced IPA. You can just detect the malts as a biscuity flavor and you dont get much else from the malts. Aftertaste is not really all that bitter, it quite pleasant. The hop flavors just kind of fade away so that you want to take another drink right away to get more hops flavor.

Mouthfeel: high end of a low bodied beer. Moderately carbonated. The beer is crisp, clean, and easy drinking all the way.

Overall: I am a fisherman so i really love this label with a trout on it. The beer is better than your average IPA. I think this would be a good beer to take fishing to give you more luck! Also because its a tasty beer! Bells make quality beer! Glad its a local beer for me!

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes.
Original tasting: 12/10/2009

12 oz. bottle into glass pint.
45°F

$9.99 / 6 pk.

S: Sweet caramel malt, bready. Nice floral hop aroma.

A: Clear amber body topped by a big loose head that dissipates quickly leaving light lacing and a thin creamy cover.

T: Well balanced malt and citrus hop flavors. Bready. Nothing stands out as overpowering. More pronounced malt flavors than a typical IPA.

M: Smooth medium body with medium carbonation. Crisp finish with a nice hop bitterness that lingers on the tongue.

D: Very sessionable IPA, and better solo than many of the hop bombs I've had recently.

O: This brew stands out for its balance of flavors, a treat that has been on the decline in craft IPA's it would seem. Don't confuse balance with absence however, this beer is very flavorful.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a shaped pint glass.

Two Hearted Ale poured a cloudy, slightly too pale amber with a creamy two-finger head that left sporadic sticky lace.

The smell and taste are also too pale; undistinguished yet easy to drink, with a touch of lemon/grapefruit that lingers a bit acidy, like the rind.

Two Hearted Ale is a good, but not great, IPA that leaves a less than pleasant after-smell and after-taste, similar to what smacks the palate after biting into an orange peel to get it started.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 14,454 ratings
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