Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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95
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14,318 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:
14,318
Reviews:
3,562
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
941
Gots:
4,408
For Trade:
48
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pint glass.

A-Pours a golden amber color with a some cloudiness that is almost ribbon-like. Poured a good 1.5 finger head and some sticky lacing.

S-Huge citrus and pine. It has a grapefruit and almost lemon-like quality to it that is rather unique. Just a little bit of maltiness. Very floral as well. Pretty incredibly overall.

T-Not quite as citrus-forward as the head, but it is still present with a great deal more pine and earthy bitterness. Quite bitter but not a hop bomb by any means. A surprising spicy character hits you as it goes down and it is really welcome and intriguing. There is even still some malt fighting its way through the considerable complexity of the hops. Really great.

M-A fair amount of carbonation that lends a refreshing quality to this beer. Relatively thin and easy to drink. As it should be.

O-An absolutely fantastic beer. Seriously hop-forward without being a hop bomb and still leaves some room for the malt to come through. Very aromatic, with hops ranging from floral and citrus-like to earthy and pine. Certainly not one to be missed, although probably not for one that is not used to such a flavorful beer.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bells Two Hearted Ale (2014) - 7% ABV. When I stopped in at Casey's Beer & Soda (Pine Bush NY) the staff informed me about this bargain ($8 for a four pack) and how I possibly was missing the best beer out there if you like hops. That is a big rep to live up to... but Bells pulls it off. The moment you pop the top of the can you smell the piney goodness-- a hint of lilac and some citrus. Pours a solid amber with very active carbonation. Excellent head and lacing retention. The nose is pine nuts and coriander. A quick bite of malty barley and the sting of pine mark the mid-palate transition. Lingering malt and spice. Finishes crisp, dry, and some lemon bite. A bit of skunk lager notes but the copper ale note persists in the aftertaste. Full bodied with good crisp mouthfeel. The alcohol is subdued. This is very sessionable from a taste standpoint. Very mellow IPA flavor. Tastes like a "baby war elephant" or session IPA but that 7% is there-- proceed with care and respect the beer. Really good. Excellent for that matter. Welcome to the Top Ten list Two Hearted Ale. 4.5 out of 5.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,318 ratings.
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