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Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale
14,456 Ratings
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: 14,456 |  Reviews: 3,592
Photo of Mwinek
4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.41/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of GnomeKing
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is a model for the style. I usually look for a nice balance between hops and malts. This beer goes beyond striking a nice balance, instead blending the two flavors into a seamless, perfect marriage. Sweetness and bitterness, the perfect pair, with a tinge of citrus to mix things up.

The head is foamy and the mouthfeel soft and full, yet there's not a creaminess, which is a quality I often find distasteful in IPAs. The beer's ample lacing looks nice as it sticks to the glass after every lovely sip.

At 6%, this makes for a nice session beer. Its flavors will provide endless delights, yet will never overwhelm you as you drink glass after glass. Two hearts aren't enough to contain the love I feel for this beer.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of ChuckS
3.99/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Thin creamy, pancake batter colored head. Moderate lacing. Slightly hazy and dark yellow.

S - Aggressive resiny and citrus hop aroma with a touch of acrid pine.

T - Quite bitter with strong hops and little underlying malt. Bitterness becomes more complex and lingers. Resins are strong and dance on the edge of medicinal.

M - Slick and lively as it passes over the palate and base of tongue.

O - At first not so appealing or drinkable, but I find myself drawn to the Two Hearted sip after sip and then back to the fridge for another. It is has become a go-to bitter IPA, not as smooth and easy as some, not as punishing as the big boys.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of markhobbs1
4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of DrewZ926
4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- rusty orange, great clarity, nice lacing and about an inch of eggshell head

S- pineapple, tangerine, citrus, a hint of pine

T- starts with grapefruit and sweet citrus and caramel malt, nice floral bitterness on the finish, very robust, lingering flavors

M- nice prickly carbonation, not too thin at all

O- a superb american ipa with near perfect balance. Hop profile is basically ideal, with ample tropical fruit notes and piney bitterness. Malt backbone is substantial and a great supplement. A real treat to try this one as I can't get it in my neck of the woods.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Photo of Beer_Line
4.93/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is one of the few examples I have had that is a perfect beer or example of a style. As for an American IPA, this brew has perfect balance of aroma's and flavor. Not too much of anything. If you are looking for a perfect representation and great tasting (not to mention a very nice mouthfeel) drink TWO HEARTED

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Photo of grue_soda
4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 14,456 ratings
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