Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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95
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14,319 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:
14,319
Reviews:
3,563
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
941
Gots:
4,408
For Trade:
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of lochef81
3.94/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

We all know that two hearted is one of the benchmarks against which other American ipas are judged and for good reason. It is super smooth, clean, and simple. This ale Pours a gorgeous hazy Orange color with a medium head that dissipates to a lasting lacing. The aroma is pure citrus with notes of grass and very fresh on the nose. It Sips smooth but a little chewy due to the beers unfiltered quality. The flavor is bitter on the front end and malty on the rear. It is very fresh and refreshing and balanced. This is an excellent example of an American ipa. It stands along side of 60 Minute, Centennial, and Stone as dome of the finest ipas produced today. Grab a bottle and enjoy....I may even open another.

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.69/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A- Nice, orangish clean and clear

S- Citrus. Grapefruit, lemon, and floral.

T- Citrusy notes. Crisp, lemon/grapefruit. Nice even-not over powering-hop flavor.

M- flows good down to the gut. Finishes easy not too dry.

O- This is my go to IPA. Easy to drink with a nice kick. I love a citrusy beer and this one hits the mark.

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- pours a hazy golden color with avoid amount of head that leaves behind agood amount of lacing.

S- citrus leads the way, grapefruit especially, there are also smells of pine malt a hops.

T- follows the nose tropical fruits especially citrus are upfront malt is next up followed by the hops and a slightly bitter finish.

M- smooth mouthfeel with a very dry finish.

O- a very good beer, was a tad bit too citrus forward and not hop forward enough for me, but a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  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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3/5  rDev -29.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

This was one of my "starter" IPAs which introduced me to the style years ago. Essentially this a good gateway IPA for those looking to get into the style who aren't looking for a bitter bomb...

Has a nice cloudy straw appearance with frothy 1-finger head from a vigorous pour

Smell has more in common with a Saison than what you'd expect from an IPA these days...zesty, floral, hay, and lemon

Very floral and lemony up front to drink, leading into some pale malt, with NO lingering bitterness on the back end. Strange to drink and IPA without that all important dry bitter finish

Moderate/heavy carbo helps to coat the tongue with all the flowery lemons

Easy drinking and very summerlike brew which fills in the gap between PA and IPA. Approachable for IPA beginners...

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,319 ratings.
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