Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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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:
14,275
Reviews:
3,550
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
937
Gots:
4,376
For Trade:
49
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,275 |  Reviews: 3,550
Photo of MemphisSooner
4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Such a classic. Always dependable, always solid. This IPA defines the type. A great blend of west coast/east coast. If you've never had it, get it.

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Photo of Dankacheese
4.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

When in doubt, I can always trust Two Hearted. I love this beer, near and dear to my heart. Americana and nostalgia in a bottle, one of the finest crafted IPAs ever. Never dissspoints and Im down with the cans.

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Photo of CMC73
4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Casey_L
4.46/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cnealc
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wflamholtz
3.92/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
4.56/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

P- Poured from a 12 oz bottle,into a large Funky Buddha snifter.Packaged on 03/06/2017.

L- Thick soapy white colored head that stands 1 finger tall,with very good retention and sticky lacing.Light orange colored body with low clarity,and distorted light showing through the glass.Low amount of carbonation,high amount of sediment.

S- On the nose I get tons of citrus and tropical fruit hops (orange and mango),pine hops,and some faint hints of sweet breaded malt notes.Fruity hops definitely steal the show.Floral hop presence as well.

T- On the palate I get bitter pine hops and grapefruit up front,tropical and citrus fruit hops in the middle,and some sweat breaded malts balanced by pine hops on the back end.Very well balanced IPA.

F- The mouth feel is bordering on thin and medium,with a silky texture.Moderate amount of oxidation on the tongue with a smooth finish.

O- This is probably one of the best IPA's I have tried,that is available in Florida.Very well balanced with a beautiful hop presence.This is about as close to a "juice bomb" as you get in Florida.I could drink this beer all year round.I highly recommend this brew if you are a hop head,and an IPA lover.

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Photo of mamaraza
4.68/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jmh21
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rollmeaway2loadout
4.52/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Adams89
4.88/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of Mattys21
3.66/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChilliHeights
4.69/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is a go to IPA for the smooth mouth feel and finish. Perfect hoppiness and citrus flavors.

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

After a day of tough physical labor I spotted the fish and thought to give it a try. I was not disappointed it was a good beer made by good old American beer makers . Without a lot of malarkey, give it a try.

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Photo of nick_perry
3.24/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Hazy orange color, frothy lingering white head. Not much of any aromas. Generic hop profile that quickly fades. Had on tap but maybe it wasn't very fresh.

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Photo of Dharmelink
4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tonypeezoh
2.53/5  rDev -40.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Did I miss something? This was completely bland. No aroma no taste. I regret ordering this at the bar.

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Photo of scooterr62
4.85/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Citrus hops good flavor with slight sweetness to bitter

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Photo of ScaryEd
4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle dated 02/28/17 into a snifter.

Pours a lightly hazy golden orange color with a finger of off-white head. The head settles into a thin film that rests atop the beer, leaving a ton of lacing as it goes. Pretty much the perfect looking beer. Beer porn, if you will.

The aroma is extremely floral and dank, bringing notes of ruby red grapefruit, orange peel, and sticky pine. The back end is full of toasted malt, bringing a good amount of balance to the aroma.

The taste is more of the same. Orange and grapefruit, followed by some sweet caramel malt and finished off by a tidal wave of pine.

The feel is medium-light bodied with good carbonation. Goes down very smooth, yet has a crisp bite to it that is quite refreshing. Very dry and resinous.

Overall, an excellent IPA. It's far from the biggest or baddest IPA out there, but it's exceptionally balanced and extremely well-made. This is a beer I could drink all year long, and I wish I could.

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of videofrog
3.93/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Biggermacphilly
4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Baumer
4.41/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: unfiltered orange, almost gold.
S: citric, flowery smell, very pleasant
T: very carbonated and refreshing, hoppy citrus taste. A little bit boozy, but its not overpowering.
F: carbonation is perfect. makes it feel lighter. This would be fantastic if it was ice cold on a hot day. not really a session beer (ABV 7%), but I could definitely rip through a bunch of these in rapid succession.
O: I don't love IPA, but this is about as good as I've ever had. I'll definitely have another

edit: This beer changed my whole opinion of IPA. Prior to this beer I did not appreciate this style; after this beer, IPA is a favorite style. life changer.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,275 ratings.
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