Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
95
world-class
14,235 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:
14,235
Reviews:
3,541
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
928
Gots:
4,344
For Trade:
50
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass at cellar temperature.

L - Deep gold color with a 2-finger white bubbly head. Very good retention and amazing lacing. A moderate amount of carbonation bubbles.

S - Lots of hop aromas with grapefruit, orange, mango, pine, and floral notes. There’s a nice bready and caramel malt backbone, too.

T - Starts sweet with caramel malt and builds to hop bitterness with lots of grapefruit, and some orange, pine, and floral flavors. Amazing hop profile.

F - Medium-bodied with good carbonation, a sticky and chewy mouthfeel, and a bitter and dry finish. Grapefruit bitterness lingers for a great amount of time.

O - This is an unbelievable IPA. This beer has some of the best lacing that I’ve ever seen. Furthermore, the aromas and flavors are robust enough for a DIPA but the drinkability is purely that of an IPA. I love the amount of grapefruit in this. Bell’s strikes again. This beer is unreal.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of srv33
3.48/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Light brown pour, good lacing. Scent of malt and wheat. Well balanced, taste is similar to scent though nothing really stuck out to me - could have been an old keg or dirty lines. Nothing too striking, I was disappointed considering all the great things I had heard about this brew. Though this might just prove I'm not a huge pale ale fan. EIther way, I despite feeling pretty neutral about this brew, I'd be willing to give it another shot in the future.

EDIT: Tried it again today, in a bottle, and had a more pleasant experience. Color was oddly lighter than it was when drank on tap previously. Stronger scent of pine, and the taste was more hoppy and just overall tasted more full and balanced than my previous experience with it on tap. Notes of grapefruit and pine were much more apparent.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3/5  rDev -29.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.89/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into pint glass

S- Huge hop presence, fruity, someone below me said grapefruit and I'm going to roll with that

A- Light orange copper, head has large bubbles, is dissipating quickly, not much lacing

T- Grassy, tangy, I'm really starting to think they threw grapefruit in here

M- Good carbonation, dry finish, sweet and tangy, hoppy

O- Not a fan of IPA's but I could have 1 or 2 more of these. Better than most IPA's I've had that just overload the beer with hops. This offers something different and more pleasant.

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,235 ratings.
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