Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
95
world-class
14,355 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:
14,355
Reviews:
3,575
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
945
Gots:
4,439
For Trade:
48
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,355 |  Reviews: 3,575
Photo of Taybeh
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a single (bottled about a month ago) into a cervoise glass

A: light golden orange, with a 2 finger puffy head that leaves great lacing
S: pale bready malts, pine, melon, mellow bitterness
T: exceptionally well constructed, first some biscuit, then some prickly piney and faint citrus hops, and then a really pleasant mellow bitterness on the end that sits on my tongue. Fairly delicate flavors.
M: moderate carbonation, some nice hop oils that coat the tongue a bit, finishes moderately dry. Bitterness is pleasant and moderate (if you're a hophead).

Overall: classic. Still remember my introduction to this beer: 2006 and my (now) mother-in-law would buy it for trips up to the North Shore of Lake Superior. I couldn't believe how good it was. Since then a lot of great times and good beer has come into existence, but this is still a great beer, at least if you get it fairly fresh (...singles on mix six shelves that are approx 3 month old, are usually shadows of the real thing.) Quite often, anymore, i get a round melon note that really stands out to me and it is less than ideal...definitely not the kind of bitterness I love. Still, I find the flavor and mouthful profile to be fairly unique: I can pick it out, blind, when compared with almost any other IPA I've tasted.

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Photo of JayEatsAirplane
3.82/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brandonparrent
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my favorite beer. And i would love to take a bath in it.

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

Photo of Stephen_Woods
4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of anzb
4.68/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JHasson8
3.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DMACH
4.19/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tec419
1/5  rDev -76.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I really dislike the flavor, taste, after taste, smell. I know it's a local favorite but not my bottle of beer, to much citrus or over hop taste.

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Photo of bnewms87
4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hetlegioen512
4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of macaw87
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Antc2382
4.41/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Seriously- so good. Believe the hype. Alcohol is so hidden by this tasty, not overally hoppy brew. Unique, delicious, and nooiiiiice. Try it, enjoy it, love it

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Photo of shepdog72
3.88/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice orange copper color with a 1/2" head that lasted. The smell was at first a little biscuity but then the citrusy smells kicks in. The taste is initially of apricot to me but becomes hoppy with citrus flavors as it hits the back of the tongue. It's a nice tingle crisp feel.

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Photo of wulfie85
4.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Heinutiken
4.48/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jambi_the_Zombie
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite ipa at this time

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Photo of sgregory
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alpha309
4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Harvest06
4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pjones36
3.7/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cnagle28
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pukstopper
4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a nice cooper color with a 1 finger head that still lingers after a few sips. Nice hops on the back end. A very good IPA

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Photo of Blacksheepbrew
4.71/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Suds
4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thick and soapy white head, sitting atop a golden liquid..a little haze...this brew is beautiful. the smell is spectacular...fresh hops..incredibly floral and aerobatic. Sweet smelling malt. Balanced and intense. Full bodied and rich. This is one delicious brew.

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Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,355 ratings.
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