Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale
BA SCORE
92.7%
Liked This Beer
4.27 w/ 14,394 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
Ranking:
#623
Reviews:
3,583
Ratings:
14,394
Liked:
13,342
Avg:
4.27/5
pDev:
10.77%
Alströms:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
949
Gots:
4,470
Trade:
48
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of Raime
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a keg into a whiskey glass.

A - Pours a deep Orangeish-Amber one finger of white head. Slight bubbles continuing to rise. Leaves trace amounts of lacing.

S - Strong grapefruit on the front of the nose, followed by moderate amounts of lemon and malt. Hops hops and more hops.

T - Tastes of strong hops upfront with some mild grapefruit in the background and a malty slightly burnt finish. All the flavors melded together perfectly and reminded me of a slightly stronger Mad Hatter. Delicious.

M - Mouthfeel remains the same as the taste, With medium carbonation and a moderate body. No complaints here at all.

O - Overall, This was a delicious, Yet quite simple IPA with great flavors. Definitely not as malt heavy as others, Which is fine by me. Would I buy it? Yes, Definitely.

UPDATE AS OF 7/20/2015. Had many times over the past few years and would like to update my rating accordingly as my palate has developed and I no longer have a bias.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A fine looking beer. The color is bright and lively amber hue with a tad bit of haze. Carbonation also is quite lively. The head though smallish is thick and dense. It lingers on and on. Fine lacing coats the glass.

This brew is nicely aromatic. Its balanced and refreshing. The hop bouquet finds a floral citrus aroma and one could pull out tangerine a deep sniff. Malts are sweet and bready.

An outstanding IPA. An excellent balanced beer here with sweet malts and towards the end a bready graham creacker taste.
Hops have a resin, minty almost medicinal taste.

Dranks and feels good on the palette. It's bitter and chewy with a dry aftertaste. I was going to give it a five but I thought the flavor was just a tad weak or watered down.
That being said this really is a fantastic beer.
To enhance your experience try it with we come running by Youngblood Hawke

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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2.82/5  rDev -34%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a pint glass.

A-Much prettier than expected. A sweet orangey/pale yellow blend with a frothy head that certainly looks very intriguing.

S-Virtually non existent. Maybe some malt maybe some yeast but overall there was hardly anything there.

M- No real different than your average ale, a waxy texture is apparent that sticks to the mouth, but is neither welcoming nor dismissible.

T-Again not nearly worth the hype. Very weak body with hardly any lasting or enjoyable flavors.

O- I have had two hearted a couple of times before and remembered it as being far better than this batch, but the inconsistency of the brew will steer me clear of purchasing this again in the near future

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4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into tulip glass. Bottle dated 7/23/12.

A) Pours to a one-finger head which lingers a bit. Beer is a cloudy deep copper.

S) Piney citrus, especially grapefruit. Some sweet malt.

T) Picking up mostly malt at first, less pine and citrus than I expected from smell. Somewhat balanced, but flavors muted. Hops kick in for a moderately bitter finish.

M) Medium-bodied, light to medium carbonation. A somewhat dry finish.

O) A good IPA, somewhat refreshing due to moderate ABV, hops present but not a monster. I would say it's on second-tier of IPA. Very glad I ignored the older 4-pack I tried a few months back; this was a much better and fresher example.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 92.7% out of 100 with 14,394 ratings
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