Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale
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Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale

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

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

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Ratings: 14,399 |  Reviews: 3,584
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had this on tap at the Arena bar and grill in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Happy hour drafts $3 and that includes micros and imports! They gave me a 10oz pour in a goblet. Having just finished a souther tier Choklat(also $3), it took a few sips to clear that rich and flavorful beer out of my palette and when it did, boy was I excited. Hops, not as much as in Hopslam(my only other experience with Bell's)which was to be expected, hit the nose and the tongue in perfect balance. An incredibly drinkable and savorable IPA. I grabbed a six pack the next day and look forward to my next one. One other thing, the draft menu at the Arena had this listed as 5.3% ABV, it's actually 7%.

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4.79/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

David and I both really enjoyed this one. Had on tap a few times at the Fox and Hound in Beavercreek. Not quite crystal clear, pale gold in color. I think what makes this one stand out is you get two different hop impressions. Initially, the aroma brings it with strong flowery hops, with a second layer of grassy notes too, let's call it the meadow. This carries into the taste, which backs those impressions up with enough malt, and just a touch of sweetness. The finish is more of a citrusy hop taste. A strong medium body, enough carbonation, you have a very drinkable brew.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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

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

A-pours a hazy golden orange color with a white foamy head with very nice retention
S-some pine and citrus, a bit faint but my bottle is also a few months old
T-Very well balanced, great malt background with orange and pine in the finish
M-medium bodied
O-Great beer, can only imagine how great this would be fresh on tap

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4.49/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into a Portsmouth Brewery tulip. This is a light caramel colored beer. The pour delivers a quarter inch head that dissolves into lacing after a couple minutes. The smell of this bear makes me eager to drink it. It's a combination of peach, apricot, and orange. The taste is a pretty well balanced. There is just enough malt sweetness to carry the hops that are pronounced but not too too bitter. This is a nice light (in color and mouthfeel) beer that will be great going into Spring. This is a very drinkable beverage that is suitable to both beginners to the style and expert connoisseurs.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.35/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of HopBomb515
4.29/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Orange with Amber hues, tall white head, and tons of soapy like lacing. Aroma hints of fruitiness and is full of citrus, pine and dank hops. Big citrus and pine flavors, little fruity in the background, and a slight malt sweetness. Medium body, crisp carbonation and a drying finish brings on some nice lingering bitterness. This is a fantastic IPA. Great value and one that I love to have around. Side note, it reminds me of Lunch in a lot of ways.

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3/5  rDev -29.7%

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4.47/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A special thanks to markgugs for throwing this in as an extra.

Now I know why everyone raves about this beer. The previous time I tried it the bottles must have been old because this one tasted so much fresher and hoppy than before. The hops taste to me is very similar to Stone IPA but with a bit of added citrus character. There is a mildly juicy feel to it, making it very tasty. This definitely has a hop explosion. I must have been very generous last time to even give it a 4.0 for taste.

Ratings upgraded to 4/4.5/4.5/4/4

Many thanks to umustdrink for this beer.

Pours a rich golden color with a pretty nice white fluffy and bubbly head. The smell is actually quite hard to detect. You can get some hops, but not the pungent type of hop aroma I'm use to here in Southern California. The taste is nice for an IPA- sweet malts and citrus mix at the beginning and give way to a refreshing bitterness that you want from an IPA. This is a pretty easy drinker. I like IPA's hoppy so this doesn't fully meet my demands but it was a nice beer anyway.

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4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Batch 10118

A - clear golden straw with big white head.

S - grapefruit, citra hops, predominant hops, light malt background.

T - very crisp, clean bitter grapefruit hops. touch of malty sweetness on the back.

M - carbonation is a bit low, so mouthfeel is a bit flat. but still is pleasant and somewhat robust.

D - it's so easy to drink and so hard to put down. very drinkable beer.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.56/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Two Hearted pours a hazy copper with a rich one finger white head that clings to the glass. The aroma is a floral, citrusy and rich hoppy that is pleasant to smell. This is an excellent example of an IPA. The taste is outstanding with a nice balance of hops that is not overly bitter and a slightly sweet finish. There is a perfect amount of carbonation and drinks very smooth. This is a very drinkable IPA and I would highly recommend this beer to someone who is ready to try an IPA for the first time since this is not overly bitter, yet it has a nice hoppy flavor.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 92.7% out of 100 with 14,399 ratings
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