Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
95
world-class
14,234 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:
14,234
Reviews:
3,540
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
928
Gots:
4,346
For Trade:
50
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Ratings: 14,234 |  Reviews: 3,540
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.88/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into glass.
Smells fruity; not just grapefruit, but sweeter.
Tastes fruity as well. No malt to speak of, but despite this it's still tasty and interesting and doesn't just rake the palate with dish soap bitterness. The finish is certainly bitter like any good IPA, but by the end of the glass you notice the fruity hoppy flavor much more than the bite. Well done.
On the scale from balanced, complex beer to one-dimensional hop bomb:

Sierra Nevada Torpedo=Bells Two Hearted > NOLA Mechahopzilla >> Green Flash West Coast IPA

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3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The IPA by which I judge all others. And now it comes in cans and is perfect for outdoor adventures. I love this beer!

Great head retention, with lacing that lingers until the beer is gone...

Floral, grapefruit, piney nose, Fantastic.

Yup, that's what I'm talking about. Just the right amount of hop bitterness without being overpowering. Almost perfect.

Overall, the best beer I have ever tasted. It's always in my refrigerator.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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2/5  rDev -53.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.82/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sippin a cool one poured into a pint glass with playoff baseball on tv...

A - Light golden amber, one finger of white lace
S - sweet citrus fruits and floral notes
T - Not a malty brew at all. Centennial hops dominate with a dry citrus and pine on the finish. Easy drinking. Hides the booze well.
M - On the thinner side. No stickiness.
O - Refreshing and easy. Not overfiling. Shining portrait of centennial hops.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -35.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Finally got my hands on this elusive brew...being from the West Coast and all. Excited.

Pours a hazy apricot colored ale with a massive head that breached the glass. Damn! Big time lacing if you like that.

Getting some nice dank hop smell from that get-go. Pineapple, orange, light pear and malt. Some floral.

I must say the best thing about this is the balance. A great blend between bitter and a touch of sweetness. Nice light hoppy finish that is pleasing to the buds and keeps the salivation right on the edge to quench with another sip...only to keep the cycle going.

Smooth mouthfeel.

Overall this lives up to the rating and the hype. Living on the West Coast I am use to the West Coast style IPA but this is a refreshing turn from the smack in your face grapefruit/hop explosion. A remarkably easy drinking IPA that is a perfect example for breaking in novice IPA drinkers....as well as veterans doing ___(insert your activity). Honored to try this gem and happy to sing it's praises.

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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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 14,234 ratings.
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