Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
95
world-class
14,234 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:
14,234
Reviews:
3,540
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
928
Gots:
4,344
For Trade:
50
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,234 |  Reviews: 3,540
Photo of adamant1912
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of StlHopHead77
4.67/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Had this at Big Muddy Pub in Alton,Illinois for the first time about three weeks ago.Easily one of my top two favorite beers on Earth right now.

A-Golden,slightly orange with a beautiful
two finger,stark white, pillowy head.Impressive
lacing for the duration of the pint.

S-Probably the highlight of this beer for me.The
Centennial hops are unmistakable.Pineapple,persimmon and fresh
hops on the nose.Even more exotic fruit notes
that I can't pinpoint.

T-Everything you would expect from the nose.This beer is an exercise in simplicity but still delightfully complex.Fresh fruit juice sweetness balanced perfectly with hoppy bitterness and light caramel malt.

M-Full,oily and satisfying.

D-This is a dangerously drinkable beer and it definitely belies it's 7% ABV.Easy to get caught up and drink a sixer.

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Photo of aorloski
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of AOShabaz
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Andrew041180
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of WI-Beer-Man
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of walleye
3.77/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured a cloudy golden with off white head, with some lacing. aroma, grapefruit, yeast, lemon, orange, hops, pine. flavor, orange, hops, supriseingly the grapefruit was weak compared to the aroma, floral. bells does it for me again. a good beer will buy again

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Photo of TheBeard89
4/5  rDev -6.1%

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

Photo of MarkJBurch
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of MrBoh
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of tbrascojr
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of BlackBelt5112203
4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass at cellar temperature.

L - Deep gold color with a 2-finger white bubbly head. Very good retention and amazing lacing. A moderate amount of carbonation bubbles.

S - Lots of hop aromas with grapefruit, orange, mango, pine, and floral notes. There’s a nice bready and caramel malt backbone, too.

T - Starts sweet with caramel malt and builds to hop bitterness with lots of grapefruit, and some orange, pine, and floral flavors. Amazing hop profile.

F - Medium-bodied with good carbonation, a sticky and chewy mouthfeel, and a bitter and dry finish. Grapefruit bitterness lingers for a great amount of time.

O - This is an unbelievable IPA. This beer has some of the best lacing that I’ve ever seen. Furthermore, the aromas and flavors are robust enough for a DIPA but the drinkability is purely that of an IPA. I love the amount of grapefruit in this. Bell’s strikes again. This beer is unreal.

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Photo of Boilerfood
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Baab200
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of IronTom
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of 30helens
5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of VaTechHopHead
4.17/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Typical IPA golden/light orange. Nice off white/slightly yellow head though

S - Hops are present right up front with a nice floral finish, almost flowery.

T - Again hop bitterness is instant but the aftertaste is quite interesting. The bitterness fades and there's a nice woody/floral/slight citrus flavor....quite complex. Overall the bitterness dominates though.

M/D - It's very smooth and quite a bit of carbonation which is nice. Very easy to drink and goes down smooth.

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Photo of MNPikey
3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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

Uh oh...foam is cascading out of the bottle after this one, also. I thought it was a fluke with the first one. No problem. Grab a towel and wipe it up, too. Never had that happen unless the beer had been shaken prior to opening. Oh well. Pours a slighlty hazy copper with a thick white head that leaves heavy lacing. Aroma is hoppy. Pine and citrus are dominant. The taste follows in the same direction. Very earthy with pine, citrus and some light, biscuity malts in there as well. Hops are the highlight, as expected, in this tasty brew. Medium body with nice carbonation and a dry, bitter finish.

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Photo of soze47
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of xdefeatsy
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Schmuckles
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of craftbeersweden
3.3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Clear, amber colored beer with a two finger high head. Lacing stays on the glass.

Nose: Hops, citrus, honey and pine.
Taste: Orange, pineapple and grass.
Body: Light, smooth body. A little bitterness and medium carbonation

I really can't understand the hype about this beer. I my opinion it is highly overrated on ratebeer and beeradvocate.
Maby it is because the bottle I got my hands on at Total Wine & More is not fresh?
This one was bottled on december 1 - 2014 * Two and a half months ago.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,234 ratings.
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