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:
928
Gots:
4,344
For Trade:
50
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,233 |  Reviews: 3,541
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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3/5  rDev -29.6%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a pint can into a shaker pint glass. Canned on 4/26/14

A- Pours a bright clear orange with a medium head that sticks around.

S- Lots of orange, floral, and some slight tropical notes, light pine, very nice and complex for being a single hopped beer.

T- Similar to aroma, the orange is still the main thing but the floral aspect comes through more and a nice medium bitterness seems around 70 IBUS. Get some pine and a bit of tropical as well. Finish is not too dry and not too sweet.

M- Crisp and easy drinking for a really hoppy beer.

O- I waited til this came out in the cans to give it a full review. This is one of the best single IPAs and single hopped beers out there. Balanced in every way and a benchmark IPA. I live in Kalamazoo and 2 Hearted is everywhere, I try not to get jaded.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 FL OZ bottle into a pint glass. PKGD 04/29/14 - less than one month old!

Appearance: Pours a beautiful thick orange body with a nice thick two finger soft white head.

Smell: Very pungent but almost one dimensional. Citrus backed by a slight malt aroma.

Taste: Rich, full flavored, bitter. Spicy Centennial hops balanced by a nice fruitiness. I can taste why this is so popular.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied but smooth and not heavy at all. This is a refreshing beer that leaves a clean palate and begs for the next sip. Bitter aftertaste is low.

Overall: A delicious IPA. Very full of flavor but light and refreshing. Much less malty than Sierra Nevada Celebration, which is the IPA I think of when I think Centennial hops. Overall, I like the more tropical fruit flavored IPAs (using Citra, Nelson Sauvin, Galaxy, now even Simcoe, etc), but this is very good nonetheless. If any negative, perhaps this is too one dimensional, but I believe this is a single hop IPA.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a medium dark copper. Not as orange as a Nectar Nugget but dark copper. No foam. Smells earthy. Tastes is solid with a subtle alcohol punch. Full bodied IPA. Not very citrus. Very piney. Enjoyable considering a I had low expectations. Would purchase again.

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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%

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