Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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95
world-class
14,355 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:
14,355
Reviews:
3,575
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
945
Gots:
4,439
For Trade:
48
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Photo of Holderness
3.57/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L -- Pours a moderately hazed pale golden color with a two-finger cream-colored head produced with aerated pour. Decent retention and good lacing
S -- Pretty big malt, citrus, and floral presence, with a faint skunkiness and sweet earthiness taking up the rear
T -- Lots of herbaceous, earthy, and grassy flavors. Some caramely sweetness from the malts, and there's a faint citrus note in the background that I'm just barely picking up on. Quite bitter
F -- Medium+ mouthfeel, medium carb. Flavors are too skewed towards earthen hoppy bitterness and the finish is a little puckering
O -- Reminds me a lot of Racer 5 IPA, and like with Racer 5 I found this brew to be too one-dimensional in its earthen bitterness and only slight floral and citrus presence to offset the heavy malting going on

72/100

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Photo of DaveCash
3.5/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mando31
4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jsalz21
3.91/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Antg8989
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I wish I could find thisbeer fresh.Even after 8 months, it's still pretty darn fresh.

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Photo of kds2437
3.63/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Williamtheking
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrsqc7
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Clear golden body with fluffy white head and no lacing.

Flavors are sweet malts and pine and citrus fruit. There is very little bitterness and the carbonation is medium heavy.

Pretty good and clean tasting. Very very drinkable.

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Photo of Zandst
4.96/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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

I consider this beer the equivalent to golf steroids, because this will usually get me pretty drunk on the course.

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Photo of Davidpaul37mn
4.9/5  rDev +15%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Mannymans
4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

IPA lover who had no idea that this was an IPA. Overall a well rounded beer with strong initial hops on the palate followed by a bold deep citrus flavor. While it may be a step below top notch IPA brands this beer does have a unique flavor which makes it a solid beer that I will revisit on occasion.

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Photo of Andrewc1885
4.59/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Poljazz22
4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This ale is very tasty, well balanced with a super mouthfeel and a complex and satisfying lingering aftertaste. The 7% abv just disappears in the mix! Lots of hops, lots of malt, lots of flavor and very well done.

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Photo of Vicktimized
4.52/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mistahmojoryan
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brenn79
3.75/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can, thanks Bro- Pours lightly hazy golden with a medium tan head that reduces leaving a blanket and webby lace. Aroma is sweet citrus, malt, not screaming IPA, and fairly muted. The taste is sweet malt up front, followed by a medium bitterness that lingers, citrusy, grainy, somewhat juicy mouthfeel. Not really sure what all the fuss on this beer is, was expecting so much more.

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Photo of HipCzech
4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving: 12 oz bottle ("PKG 07/26/17") poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance: Clear, pale gold with a tall, lush, frothy head of white foam and spotty lace.

Smell: Light, grainy aroma with plenty of citric hops: citrus zest, faint tropical fruit and grass.

Taste: Pale malts build a solid, lightly sweet base for waves of hops. Citrus, grapefruit rind, pineapple, and herbal pine resin. Closes with a clean, crisp bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, slightly oily feel and crisp, moderate carbonation.

Overall: Solid, classic IPA; nothing heavy handed, just well balanced and very drinkable.

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Photo of 75msuar
4.54/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ribby
4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Did a head to head tasting of this with North Peak Diabolical. Overall, two hearted has a better hop flavor; more citrusy and less bitter. Diabolical is maltier, and generally a bit more bitter. Two hearted pours a cloudy light amber with a decent head. Both are well crafted brews, with the style differences the most distinguishing difference.

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Photo of Blasterbum
4.73/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Glowingz
3.75/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Labeorphile
4.65/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Cloudy with a thick fluffy head that stays s while. Soapy citrus aroma. Great hoppy flavor that doesn't have the typical bitter hop after taste. Very smooth and enjoyable as a partner to my teriyaki.

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Photo of Amb3do
4.17/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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