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:
48
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4.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a generic beer mug.

Appearance- Golden yellow in color with 1 finger of off white head that dissipates half way and then stays for the rest of the way.

Smell- A beautiful citrus hop smell with some subtle malts.

Taste- A very strong citrus at the tip of the tounge. Then immedaitly followed by a strong bready malt backbone, and then the citrus hops swoops back in for the finish.

Mouthfeel- Nice medium mouthfeel with a very well balanced carbonation that makes for an easy drinker.

Overall- Best IPA that Ive had, but I am not an IPA fan really. The malt balance really made this a good brew in my book.

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4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Underwhelmed a little.

Looking at the ratings it seemed like an enticing IPA.

Color: A bit hazy, standard amber colored IPA.

A lot of lacing left on glass with each sip.

Decent amount of carbonation. Adequate bubbling.

Very small head.

Smell : Decent amount of hops. Smells from 6 inches away. A bit of citrus and a little fruity smell. Enough malt as well.

Taste: Follows the smell. Not a lot of hops. A good amount of malt and some citrus. Enters with more hops but dies after a while and has more sweetness. A bit bland in the transit. Not very bitter of an IPA. bitterness is felt just at intake. Like the alcohol content though.

Mouth feel. Medium- to low bodied. Feels just right but nothing 'awesome' about it.

I like the beer that grows on me as i near finishing it, and this one does, may be due to alcohol content but also due to its lingering mouth effect, which is noticeable after 2/3rd of bottle.

Excellent brew. Still not world class to me.

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4.61/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Living in Michigan, I have access to Two Hearted almost everywhere, all the time. Which is f'n great news, because it is an excellent brew. The color is a deep amber, with some copper when the light hits it. A solid white head forms and leaves great lacing all the way down the glass. Hops up front and hops in the back with a very solid citrus and grapefruit profile that goes hand-in-hand with the its floral essence - much expected from an American IPA. The great thing about Two Hearted is that it's incredibly simple, but it's done extremely well. It doesn't have some over-the-top, drawn out, unnecessarily complex flavor profile because it doesn't need one. The bitterness from the hops is balanced nicely with the huge citrus/grapefruit flavors and light undertones of malt. Bitterness lasts the entire time without becoming too overpowering. The beer smells as simple as it tastes - like a nice field of hops and grapefruits; very perfume-like and fragrant from the start to the finish. With a medium body and a perfect amount of carbonation, this mouth is very nice, making this beer easy to drink.

Two Hearted is an extremely simple, yet masterfully executed IPA which is readily available and always delicious. I love this shit, plain and simple, and if you like America IPAs, you're gonna love it, too. If you can't get this stuff, let me know and I will send it out. Everyone deserves to have this.

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4.4/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Got a mug of this at the bar, was looking forward to it.

A: poured a nice golden orange- brown with a white head that lasted for a bit along with some lacing.

S: Smelled a good amount of hops, crisp

Taste: Lots of hops, strong hop after taste, but was sweet enough that it wasn't overpowering, like fore most IPAs to me, very delicious

Mouthfeel: light and refreshing, good carbonation

O: Another outstanding beer from Bell's.

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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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