Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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95
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14,351 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:
14,351
Reviews:
3,574
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
946
Gots:
4,436
For Trade:
48
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Ratings: 14,351 |  Reviews: 3,574
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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1.75/5  rDev -58.9%

Photo of ChadSabin
4/5  rDev -6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of UnionJack31
4.84/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Pours an exceptionally clear pale pumpkin color with approximately 3 fingers of bone white head. Plenty of lacing coat the sides of the glass.

S: Fresh cut pine and fresh lemon juice along with tropical pineapple fruits. Pale sweet malts linger from start to finish. Scent is fresh and inviting.

T: Bright tropical fruits of pineapple with fresh citrus juices and fresh cut pine. Not resiny or woody but instead reminiscent of new pine needles. Sweet pale malts wash over the tongue. Finishes lightly bitter. Amazingly balanced.

M: Medium bodied and low to moderate levels of carbonation.

O: This beer lives up to the hype. Hops are clean and fresh and are expertly balanced by the sweet malts. Tropical flavor without being overtly sweet. Dry in the finish. Definitely worth seeking out.

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Photo of MattyBones
4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Finally got my hand on a six pack of this after hearing so much about it, was a little scared that the hype may not live up to its reputation. Well, I must say it did live up to it and I thoroughly enjoyed this.

Appearance: A nice golden brown with a thin head. Very appealing to the eye.
Smell: Lots of things going on here, picked out some floral scents but couldn't really make out the rest. A hole bunch of smells coming out of this one, very pleasant.
Taste: Very nice bite from the hops but not overpoweringly bitter. Picked out some pine and a slight citrus taste. Very smooth and drinkable. Barely get the alcohol which could easily lead me to make this a session ale until I fall on my ass when I'm done.
Mouthfeel: smooth but coats the tongue to fully let you enjoy the beautiful mix of flavors, but doesn't linger too long to beat up the palette
Overall: I was very pleased to have finally tried this much hyped brew. Great mix of flavors with a nice clean finish that makes you want to go back for me.

Very interested in trying Hopslam after this.

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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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  rDev -6.1%

Photo of larryarms847
4.16/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice golden orange with a two finger head of slightly off-white foam.

Big and bright citrusy aroma of oranges, lemon, and grapefruit with a subtle toast and bready malt sweetness.

Tons of orangy, lemony, and grapefruit citrus, not much sweet malt flavor. Bitter but not overly so.

Light-bodied, medium-high carbonation, citrusy, fruity, light bitterness.

Overall, a very well balanced and well done IPA.

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Photo of BodiesLexus
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,351 ratings.
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