Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
95
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14,312 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:
14,312
Reviews:
3,560
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
940
Gots:
4,404
For Trade:
48
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.27/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Dark amber colored with an average sized off-white head.

Aroma & Taste: You'll love this if you're a hop head. Strong hop notes. Starts hoppy with a long finish that has some sweetness at the end. Herb notes and pine, possible grapefruit notes at the end giving it a slight sweetness. Overall though, it's hoppy and bitter.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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

The aroma is overwhelmingly hoppy! Notes of pine and hop are pretty much the only distinguishable scents. However, I was a bit disappointed when the beer wasn't as bitter as it smelled like it was going to be. It seems like the bark was worse than the bite. The finish was clean and hoppy. I'm not generally a fan of the IPA style, with it's overt hoppiness, but this one was done in an exceedingly balanced way, that made it a joy to drink.

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4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into signature pint glass, bottled on 3/12/2013. Pours moderately hazy golden amber color with a nice 2 finger dense and fluffy white head with incredible retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, orange zest, lemon zest, floral, grass, slight pine, bread, light honey, and floral earthiness. Very nice aromas with good complexity of hop notes; with well balanced malt. Taste of big grapefruit, lemon zest, orange zest, floral, grass, light pine, bread, light honey, and floral earthiness. Moderate floral citrus bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, citrus zest, floral, grass, light pine, bread, and light honey on the finish for a good bit. Fantastic complexity and balance of hop flavors; with a great malt balance that still showcases the hops; and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, smooth, and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent IPA! Great balance and good complexity of hop and malt flavors; and extremely smooth to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,312 ratings.
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