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:
#623
Reviews:
3,590
Ratings:
14,421
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
948
Gots:
4,498
Trade:
48
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

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4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a pretty pale gold with with some complex colors and swirls going on in the body. Nice head of white foam. Teeny tiny pieces of sediment floating in the brew. Like that. The appearance is very solid, but the head is dying down a bit quick.

S: The beer shines here. Lots of good hoppy fruit aromas. Pineapples, passion fruits, pears -- all with a bit of a tang smell. Very nice smelling hops. Super solid feature.

T: First flavor you get is the sweet malts, then an explosion of hops, followed by a semi-bitter, dry finish. The fruit flavors aren't as noticeable in the taste as they are in the smell, but the hops save the day here. Nice. Beer remains and gets tastier as it warms.

M: Creamy. Perfecto carbonation. Buttery, velvety texture. Some light chewiness that brings out the alcohol a bit. Strange. Medium body.

O: This is a solid IPA that stands apart from East Coast and West Coast offerings. Pretty colors. Fantastic smell. And, great taste. Bell's also has great stuff!

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Photo of cfrances33
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Eccentric Cafe on 8/13/12, served in a tulip-like pilsner glass.

Pour: Clear amber orange with a finger and a half eggshell head. Nice lacing, and head diminishes to a coating.

Smell: Lots of pine and grapefruit, with a hefty amount of malt. Pretty straightforward, but is done perfectly.

Taste: Honestly, the same as the nose, and amazing in every way. Grapefruit, followed by resinous pine bitterness. A substantial caramel malt balances.

Mouthfeel: Really quite refreshing for the style, and the amount of flavor and bitterness this packs. I could have a few of these,

Overall: One of my favorite IPAs, and is best enjoyed on draft in my opinion.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into tulip glass.

A: Clear amber with about an inch and a half of rocky eggshell head. Leaving some nice lacing on the way down. Mine dissipated at a moderate rate.

S: Grapefruit with hints of orange and mango. Also very floral (fresh cut flower smell). Some caramel maltiness. A little bit of honey and candy sweetness. The dominant aroma is citrus with a bitterness somewhere between orange and grapefruit.

T: Bitter citrus up front. Lots of grapefruit. Through the middle you get more of those caramel malts. This is a very well-balanced IPA. Ends with the bitter grapefruit that lingers. That bitterness really sticks on the tongue. This is an IPA for the IPA enthusiast.

M: A nice moderate level of carbonation and a medium to full body. This is a really nice beer.

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