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
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3.48/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from 12oz. bottle to pint glass with one inch head.

A- Color of honey, I was expecting a darker amber hue, but this looks pretty good too.

S- The hops are exceptionally apparent, with very little else pulling through. Almost musty smelling. But again, very hoppy.

T- As is expected from an IPA, and at $9 a six-pack, the crisp quality resounds. The bitterness of a mulitude of hops lingers in the long aftertaste. Some faint taste of orange rind is also present with the aftertaste. Some creaminess as well as it goes down. It almost tastes like a wheat ale?

M- Some body to it, just right, what I expected in this brew. No watery presence at all, but a little body for you to work with.

D- Fair, I think the problem was my expectations were a bit high upon receiving this brew. Unfortunately for me, there is a bit of a wheat ale taste to it, which for me is a huge turn off. This is mostly taken over by the hops, which are abounding in this drink. Would come highly suggested for hop loving drinkers that don't mind a little hint of wheat.

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

A: Poured from the bottle into a pint glass with a very good looking orange/golden color. Very nice looking brew.

S: Outrageously tasty smell. Smells of fresh hops just picked from the vine. Couldn't wait to try this beer;

T: Good lord. This is an IPA for hop heads. Very balanced with a great hop presence. The taste is so flavorful and smooth and the alcohol is hidden better then Waldo. One of the best IPAs I have had.

D: Overall an outstanding beer and one of the best IPAs I have had.

Two Thumbs Way Up

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of HarrySTruman
3.68/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours amber, almost orange, single finger head. Noticeable lacing, but not over the top.

Smells of pine resin with a hint of floral accents. Smell matches the taste almost perfectly. Smell is very potent.

Drinks smooth. The alcohol is hidden very well on this one. Not nearly as bitter as some IPA's. Hoppiness isn't over the top.

A very good beer overall. Certainly worth drinking on multiple occasions, great that it is year round and easy to find fresh. Not that expensive either (10.99 a 6 pack for a 7% ABV beer is right in the middle of the price range, imo). A great job from Bell's.

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Photo of BobaFret
4.91/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - A hazy light orange. Almost looks like a DIPA/IIPA.

S - A mix of floral hops, malt, and sweetness.

T - A superb balance of everything that you get from the smell. Hops up front, followed by a nice maltiness.

M - Medium body.

O - An outstanding IPA that is highly drinkable/sessionable.This is one beer that every BA should try, especially those that are hopheads. Buy it by the case!

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of CraigShap
3.79/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Dry, crisp IPA. Very drinkable.

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Photo of GACalvin
4.6/5  rDev +8%

Photo of pkolafa
4.98/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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