Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
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:
946
Gots:
4,437
For Trade:
48
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Ratings: 14,355 |  Reviews: 3,575
Photo of MerryTapster
3.59/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Keep hearing about this beer on the forums and figured since I had the oppurtunity to try on I'd go for it. This beer pours a nice amber color with a 1 finger head that retains fairly well.

Smells malty and slightly hopped. Some caramel notes linger as well. Nothing really special but decent.

Tastes sweeter than I would have expected again caramel is the predominent with some citrus undertones. Slightly dry and bitter finish.

Smoth and crisp mouth feel.

All in all I think this maybe a little hyped as it is pretty basic, nothing spectacular. Worth a shot, but I won't be something I buy ofter.

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Photo of joshrosborne
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of KohlbeckM
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of livewire05
4.27/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Cloudy golden color. A ton of foamy head, but it was a bad pour on my part. Fair amount of carbonation bubbles. Good lacing.

S: Smells like an IPA should - hoppy with a faint pine aroma. I'm picking up a little citrus too.

T: Sweet grapefruit that fades into a hoppy bitterness. I'm getting a little taste of spicy alcohol in the middle.

M: I thought the mouthfeel was medium-light, a little sting on the tongue from the hops.

O: This wasn't as bitter as the IPAs I've been drinking recently, so it was a nice change of pace. A great beer that I could definitely see getting again.

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Photo of MFauver35
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Rconn006
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of CarpalTunnell
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of swh1972
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of jpatton0127
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of KyleMA
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of slapperloon
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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

Photo of SLOTerp
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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

Photo of Cholansky1
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WKole81
2.25/5  rDev -47.2%

Photo of shawlaqua
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of hoppyboy69
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of emakings
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of TheKmac
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of Geoff413
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of 2-star
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TommyTheCat
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of ssdarius
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

More malty than I expected the sweetness is balanced well. I'd suspect it is the Three Cs. Not too early either judging by the lower perceived bitterness. Solid IPA even if reasturaunts like to charge too much for it.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,355 ratings.
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