Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
95
world-class
14,313 Ratings
Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale
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
Ratings:
14,313
Reviews:
3,561
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
940
Gots:
4,406
For Trade:
48
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,313 |  Reviews: 3,561
Photo of bigedal60
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dionysus_Reincarnated
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Brewed in Michigan and named after the Two Hearted River I must recommend this beer to everyone because I consider Bells Two Hearted American IPA to be the gold standard for American IPA's. I absolutely love this beer and it seems to be one of the most popular AIPA's in my region, NYC metro area quickly gaining market share across the United States.

Look: Golden - healthy carbonation. I usually drink out of the bottle because I can't wait. Served in a visually pleasing brown bottle with gorgeous painting of a trout on the label and on the cap.

Smell: Two hearted gives off a delicious floral clean arouma of pine coupled with slightly fruity flowery accents. Envision yourself laying in a field of wild flowers surrounded on the periphery by a forrrest of pines.

Taste: Hoppy piney flavor not overly fruity - perfectly balanced with malt. Very drinkable. 7.0% ABV

Feel: Perfect Buzz. Amazing beer for those who like to have a beer on the hiking trail or outdoors in the sun - not too heavy. I never get a bloated feeling while drinking Bells two hearted and I really enjoy the AIPA light buzz. Goes down very easy. Favorite beer hands down.

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Photo of ericcmay
4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of GoochVa
4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of marker2525
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JuiceMan818
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of crawmcgraw
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Dan_Darsh
4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Can't go wrong with this classic

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Photo of ntanner83
4.68/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Have had this beer several times, but am finally reviewing it. Since our last name is Bell I've always had an affinity for Bell's Brewery. Some really good brews, and this one is REALLY good. His the spot just right!

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Photo of cshaffer
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dream
4.03/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of candrealab
4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chackman151
4.11/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jjdog720
4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ipeters1017
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

From a 12 oz bottle dated 5/1/17. Pours a slightly hazy reddish orange with a big head, leaving a lot of lacing down the glass. The smell is packed with citrus, but that's about all I'm getting.

This is a hop bomb as soon as it hits my mouth, but it backs off quickly. Citrus-y and fruity, with an underlying sweetness to it that's especially prevalent in big gulps. There's definitely some tangerine in here. The bitterness is nice, not too harsh, and is accompanied by just a hint of pine that you don't really get in the nose, but it lingers in the aftertaste. One of the most complex IPAs I've encountered, and I'm a big fan.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, not too heavy or sticky and not too thin and carbonated either, just about the perfect feel for an IPA. This is extremely drinkable, refreshing, and great for the price.

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Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rufus1
4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a glass the same temperature as the beer. Lovely orange/amber color. Very hazy. Two finger head that settles rocky and lasts. Some sticky lacing after beer warms. The smell is clean citrus hops with an underlying fruitiness. Grapefruit and tangerine. Maybe strawberries? My wife who does not drink at all thinks the smell is terrific.

Taste is of course hops up front. The rest completely follows the nose. Both citrus and some melon. Watermelon? Malts are not outstanding but with enough backbone to carry and balance the hops but is not huge on the palate. Very juicy.

Medium body that carries the hops well. Building malts as as the beer warms leaving a bit of bread on the finish for a fuller mouthfeel. Crisp, fresh and extremely drinkable. Definitely carved out a spot in my beer cooler.

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Photo of hubcitybear
4.56/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of My_Cough
4.54/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Never a bad option. One of my go to's, as it is generally very available. Fantastic, well balanced hop flavor. Can't go wrong with a Two Hearted.

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Photo of tylerardissono
4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ABO2012
4.62/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NYC_dave
4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BRuhman
3.09/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,313 ratings.
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