Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
95
world-class
14,349 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:
14,349
Reviews:
3,574
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
944
Gots:
4,435
For Trade:
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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%

Photo of Beasticles
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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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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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%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Scrapss
4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

.Poured into a Turbinator style glass.

A: Big two finger head that quickly dissipates into an annulus, nice wispy lacing . Golden hue with haze.

S: Grapefruit and bitter citrus. Spicy yeast and gentle toasty malt.

T: Follows nose. Grapefruit and other bitter citrus blends into creamy dry estery/white peppery yeast. Very interesting quaff due to simplicity and good ingredients.

M: Creamy. Dry. Spicy finish. Very faint booziness at ultimate out breath. Don't burb....it ruins this pleasant finish with an astringent quality.

O: One of my favorites. Will seek out more as space in my tasting schedule is limited with the varieties I have available to me with new things coming around all the time.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.81/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

For me, this is the gold standard of IPAs. A revelation when I first tried it years ago, and still a reliable top-tier tap choice despite the massive increase in quality local competition throughout the country. There's a reason it has become as popular as it has without a ton of marketing money behind it. Complex, balanced, gorgeous Centennial nose — perfect for anything from a single bottle to a few pints.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,349 ratings.
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