Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale
BA SCORE
4.27/5
14,421 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
Ranking:
#622
Reviews:
3,590
Ratings:
14,421
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
948
Gots:
4,502
Trade:
48
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1.5/5  rDev -64.9%

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1.54/5  rDev -63.9%
look: 1 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

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1.75/5  rDev -59%

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1.75/5  rDev -59%

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1.75/5  rDev -59%

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1.75/5  rDev -59%

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1.76/5  rDev -58.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

When I first tasted this beer (I purchased a six pack) at Capone's Bottle Shop in Norristown, PA), I believed it was the best IPA that I've ever tasted...Citrus, Hops, etc... Everything that you would expect from a good IPA. Then I purchased a case of it. It was a different story! The citrus bite was replaced by a hint of sourness. Bottle after bottle I tried with the same result. Who knows, maybe I got a bad case. But I'm not willing to shell out another 30 plus dollars to give it a second try.

The question remains: What does the real "Two Hearted Ale" taste like? My first experience or my second?

I even emailed the President of Bell's with no response. Maybe they don't want my expendable beer dollars.

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1.81/5  rDev -57.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Far too bitter for my tastes

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1.83/5  rDev -57.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

appearance-very cloudy amberish color

smell-smells like fresh cut grass

taste-literally tastes like dirt with a bitter after taste

feel-i dont even know

overall-well im sure this is a great ipa but i guess ipas are not for me. this was my first and likely last ipa. i still have 5 to drink and i dont think i can drink them. i dont see why someone wants to drink something that tastses "earthy" or as i would say. like dirt. not good but if oyu like ipas im sure you will love this.

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1.91/5  rDev -55.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

This beer pours a clear gold color with a thin head and no lacing. The aroma is of lemons with faint hints of grapefruit and caramel. The flavor is an odd mix of mild grapefruit, lemons, very sweet malt, and bread. There's a bit of Ginger Ale hiding in the background. As it warms any complexity fades and bitter hops come through. It's mouthfeel is medium. Bells Two Hearted Ale is an ok beer, slightly recommended.

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2/5  rDev -53.2%

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2/5  rDev -53.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

It is difficult to guess the style of this beer. As a short definition I would say: something slightly better than an industrial lager. Basically it is an "adult-oriented beer". It has no punch, no stridency, no loudness, it is for people who couldn't endure a real IPA. It is an industrial lager without defects, but It lack any possible kind of interest.

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2/5  rDev -53.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2/5  rDev -53.2%

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2/5  rDev -53.2%

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 14,421 ratings
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