Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
95
world-class
14,233 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:
14,233
Reviews:
3,541
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
927
Gots:
4,344
For Trade:
50
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,233 |  Reviews: 3,541
Photo of Silva11ha
3.75/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aussie56
4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is a great beer. Taste marches on but this is still top of the heap. I have a 4-pack to smuggle back to Colorado. And Ball cans to boot!

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Photo of BJB13
4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

01/05/17 printed on the label.
12 oz. bottle poured into a nonic style pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazy amber with a nice two finger head that is thick and foamy, lasting, and has good lacing. It has a decent aroma of sweet citrusy hops and bready malts. Sweet, hoppy and mildly bitter, it has a decent malt to hop balance with some caramel sweetness and a smooth finish. Light to medium body and carbonation this drinks fast.

This is good stuff, not a hoppy juice bomb, but a great representative IPA.

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Photo of winehead247
3.62/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jillzee
4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Premo88
4.12/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into tulip
(2/17/2017 born-on date)

L: opaque gold, hard to see through, topped with almost full inch of offwhite foam that sticks a little; keeps a thick collar and bubbly skin; a little lacing, not much

S: piney grapefruit and orange, plenty of sweetness under the stinging hop bitterness, sweet biscuit/donut malt

T: candied hops ... bitter but sweet, grapefruit, pine, orange, slight grassy/lime/cilantro finish to the hop bite; loads of biscuit malt flavor, sweet but only as a balance to the bitter hop bite up front

F: thick but lightened a bit with good carbonation ... definitely a mouthful

O: it's as good as advertised; I think I drank the first half of this six-pack just in time to get the really good grapefruity hop flavor, for this fourth bottle about a week later is starting to experience some caramel-mango-like malt takeover; still, it's a fantastic beer and one I will seek out again and again, especially if I can find it inside a month old

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of slhuggy
3.79/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Walnut
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Alfonsopasquel
3.96/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThorSon
4.7/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Damn good, just try it and repeat. How it is this smooth and full of character is a mystery. Don't question greatness, just drink it.

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

The best IPA I've ever had. Period. It is perfectly balanced, with a huge hop profile. But, the balance of this beer would make even a 'non-hop' drinker appreciate and enjoy this IPA.

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Photo of boilerzz94
4.47/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great tasting IPA. Definitely a go to beer for me.

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Photo of hashmads
4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dripa8
3.56/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Made my own six in a Texas HEB and for the first time I see some Bell's brewery chilling there waiting for me! I just got Two Hearted this time because there were one or two more exciting choices and a LOT of really cheap incredible beers or ones that I hadn't heard of.

Pours an orange gold with a bit of haze into a pint glass. Keeps a thin ring of foam and one-sided, spotty lacing. The smell and taste take this to a whole new level.

Smell is dank, piney, grapefruit, thing wreeks of hops. Taste follows suit with the hoppy bitter, pine, grass, grapefruit, and a floral aftertaste. This beer is pretty crazy good. I very much regret not going ahead and grabbing the full Bell's catalogue available at the store so I could give all their beers a shot.

Maybe you guys across the country are spoiled, but this is super good and deserves the ratings I am throwing at it. The freshness has to have something to do with it, being packaged on 2/21/17. Good shit!

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Photo of zbooks
3.5/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whey2Hoppy
4.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GrumpyGas
3.83/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

16oz draft pour into a pint glass shows a hazy orange ish gold body floating a fluffy white head. Some spotted lacing.
Aroma is indistinct, or muted. There is some pine resin and citrus, though.
Flavors include grapefruit, pineapple, grass, pine resin, and a slight bready malt.
Mouthfeel is crisp and clean, medium and oily, just short of chewy.
Overall a well balanced, well crafted beer that doesn't knock my socks off, and doesn't need to.

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Photo of Longhorn08
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mjurney
4.74/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance:
Golden-amber color, touch of haze. Highly carbonated. Thick bright white head.

Aroma:
Citrusy, orange, grassy, a little herbal, sweet bread.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Fresh hop bitterness up front, citrus, grassy, bitter orange. Strong malt backbone, sweet bread, a little caramel. Finish is very crisp and clean. Medium bodied, crisp, refreshing, tangy, super drinkable.

Overall:
It's a world class American IPA!

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Photo of cdwil
4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,233 ratings.
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