Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Two Hearted AleTwo Hearted Ale
BA SCORE
4.27/5
14,422 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:
#623
Reviews:
3,590
Ratings:
14,422
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
948
Gots:
4,502
Trade:
48
HISTOGRAM
 
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very tasty, nicely hoppy beer.

It has an exceptionally floral aftertaste. Very nice and easy to drink. The mouthfeel is light, but not too light. Good nose - again, floral and very hoppy with a bit of grapefruit.

This is a very nice and drinkable pale ale.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clear, dark copper.
Odor: Floral, malty, and bitter
Taste: Earthy with a floral, citrus hop kick and a nice back end sweetness Smooth, floral, earthy aftertaste.
Mouthfeel: Earthy with a floral, citrus hop kick. Nice, floral, earthy aftertaste.
Overall: Bell’s Brewery Two Hearted Ale brings the a new spin to the IPA style. This IPA has all the usual suspects as far as flavor, but brings a special kick that is not found in other IPAs.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I can't get this easily in Chicago, but picked some up over the holidays when I was in Ohio. Consumed about 5 weeks after it was bottled. Excited to try this one...

Poured into my standard pint glass. This one is a light golden orange with a big foamy head and excellent retention. Good, forward aroma of floral hops. A hint of semi-sweet malts. The taste is crisp and citrusy. Good balance and mouthfeel.

Overall, I enjoyed this, no doubt. But, given the hype and ratings, I'm left a bit disappointed. It's really good, but not great. Will have one if offered, and I'd like to have it again, but I'm happy to stick with more easily attainable IPAs.

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This review was long overdue.

Appearance -- Pours a honey amber hue with a finger of sudsy white head. Handsome.

Smell -- the aroma is bursting with sweet juicy citrus flesh, pithy peel, wet-nap, and honey malt. Vibrant hop bomb with a soft underlay of malt.

Taste -- Massive citrus hops, akin to tangerine flesh and grapefruit zest. Hop bitterness is in good proportion: assertive, but not a trial by ordeal. Malt is drier than the nose would suggest, but still with a modicum of honey sweetness.

Mouthfeel -- Medium in body with crisp carbonation. Refreshing.

Overall -- A great easy-drinking, go-to IPA. However, freshness is especially critical with Two Hearted as the hop character falls off in a hurry. Great, but not a show-stopper.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 14,422 ratings
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