Two Hearted Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

BA SCORE
95
world-class
14,320 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:
14,320
Reviews:
3,563
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
941
Gots:
4,411
For Trade:
48
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Ratings: 14,320 |  Reviews: 3,563
Photo of Thankin_Hank
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A soft looking beer almost like unfiltered but a nice smell of hops. Not too strong. Taste is great, again not too strong for an IPA. An easy drinker. Could be a session beer by me. Overall, everybody is right, this is a fine IPA. On draft at Ron's Corner Tavern.

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Photo of King8767
4.65/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dsarkozi
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sheppard
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours golden. Aroma of orangey citrus. Orange and tangerine up front that's quickly met with coniferous resiny bitterness. I remember first having this beer when I split a pitcher of it with a friend in college at the Blue Leprechaun in Ann Arbor. I was blown away by how good it was. Many, many IPAs later, this still is a great beer to me.

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Photo of chitownfanatic21
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ogman
3.1/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of dazedman
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigedal60
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Brewed in Michigan and named after the Two Hearted River I must recommend this beer to everyone because I consider Bells Two Hearted American IPA to be the gold standard for American IPA's. I absolutely love this beer and it seems to be one of the most popular AIPA's in my region, NYC metro area quickly gaining market share across the United States.

Look: Golden - healthy carbonation. I usually drink out of the bottle because I can't wait. Served in a visually pleasing brown bottle with gorgeous painting of a trout on the label and on the cap.

Smell: Two hearted gives off a delicious floral clean arouma of pine coupled with slightly fruity flowery accents. Envision yourself laying in a field of wild flowers surrounded on the periphery by a forrrest of pines.

Taste: Hoppy piney flavor not overly fruity - perfectly balanced with malt. Very drinkable. 7.0% ABV

Feel: Perfect Buzz. Amazing beer for those who like to have a beer on the hiking trail or outdoors in the sun - not too heavy. I never get a bloated feeling while drinking Bells two hearted and I really enjoy the AIPA light buzz. Goes down very easy. Favorite beer hands down.

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Photo of ericcmay
4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of GoochVa
4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of marker2525
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JuiceMan818
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Dan_Darsh
4.6/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Can't go wrong with this classic

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Photo of ntanner83
4.68/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Have had this beer several times, but am finally reviewing it. Since our last name is Bell I've always had an affinity for Bell's Brewery. Some really good brews, and this one is REALLY good. His the spot just right!

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Photo of cshaffer
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dream
4.03/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Chackman151
4.11/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jjdog720
4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ipeters1017
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

From a 12 oz bottle dated 5/1/17. Pours a slightly hazy reddish orange with a big head, leaving a lot of lacing down the glass. The smell is packed with citrus, but that's about all I'm getting.

This is a hop bomb as soon as it hits my mouth, but it backs off quickly. Citrus-y and fruity, with an underlying sweetness to it that's especially prevalent in big gulps. There's definitely some tangerine in here. The bitterness is nice, not too harsh, and is accompanied by just a hint of pine that you don't really get in the nose, but it lingers in the aftertaste. One of the most complex IPAs I've encountered, and I'm a big fan.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, not too heavy or sticky and not too thin and carbonated either, just about the perfect feel for an IPA. This is extremely drinkable, refreshing, and great for the price.

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Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Two Hearted Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.26 out of 5 based on 14,320 ratings.
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