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:
#622
Reviews:
3,590
Ratings:
14,422
pDev:
10.77%
Bros Score:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
948
Gots:
4,502
Trade:
48
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,422 |  Reviews: 3,590
Photo of EmeraldSea44
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmurphy7
3.85/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dubnation
4.32/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DareOfTheHog
3.63/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edward_boumil
4.02/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Yellow with orange highlights, slightly turbid, nice head retention
S: Candied citrus, lemon tartness, grassy notes, floral, mightly slight buttered toast aroma as well
T: Toast, lots of lemon zest (low tartness), cracker, bitterness is low (very smooth)
F: Light, easy drinking, though not necessarily refreshing. Crisp, with a decent amount of carbonation. A bit more of a full drinking experience, something more to be contemplated than slugged back
O: Actually surprisingly good and complex IPA, though not overtly challenging. Haven't had much from these guys but can dig it for sure. Definitely will be something of a mainstay in the near future, great IPA

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Photo of Vollste
4.82/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jcooper0027
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bbock13
3.86/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wmcgar01
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of sethcroisant
4.3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dokhollidai
4.38/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StormAles
4.27/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mleblanc25
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tombo94
4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChrisChris23
4.39/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent beer. Amber on the pour with a light head. Very tropical and almost too sweet to the nose for an IPA. The taste is more than redeeming with a great balance of malt and hoppiness, leaning mostly to tropical and citrus notes attributed to the Centennial hops.

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Photo of Zzavela
4.67/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Lance_Pearce
4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Holderness
3.57/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L -- Pours a moderately hazed pale golden color with a two-finger cream-colored head produced with aerated pour. Decent retention and good lacing
S -- Pretty big malt, citrus, and floral presence, with a faint skunkiness and sweet earthiness taking up the rear
T -- Lots of herbaceous, earthy, and grassy flavors. Some caramely sweetness from the malts, and there's a faint citrus note in the background that I'm just barely picking up on. Quite bitter
F -- Medium+ mouthfeel, medium carb. Flavors are too skewed towards earthen hoppy bitterness and the finish is a little puckering
O -- Reminds me a lot of Racer 5 IPA, and like with Racer 5 I found this brew to be too one-dimensional in its earthen bitterness and only slight floral and citrus presence to offset the heavy malting going on

72/100

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Photo of DaveCash
3.5/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mando31
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jsalz21
3.91/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Antg8989
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I wish I could find thisbeer fresh.Even after 8 months, it's still pretty darn fresh.

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Photo of kds2437
3.63/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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