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RATINGS: 3160   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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India Pale Ale style well suited for Hemingway-esque trips to the Upper Peninsula. American malts and enormous hop additions give this beer a crisp finish and incredible floral hop aroma.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2006
Had this one bottled at Lunar in Villa Park, Illinois. Deep golden pour with a light tan head, slightly cloudy, with a very pronounced hop nose, plenty of hops and roses in the taste. Excellent IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LtJudge (468) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 9, 2006
Pours a nice ambeer/orangeish color with a nice white head.Great citrusy/Piney hop aroma to it.Big piney followed by a citrus hop flavor.Nice bitter ending.Great Brew!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BCAR (221) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2006
Prototypical delicious IPA. Extremely floral nose, with grapefruit and clean pine. Ample malt to balance the hops and provide a great body. Caramelly hop mouthfeel and a satisfying intense finish.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
northernguy29 (18) - Michigan, USA - JUL 8, 2006
To me the aroma is sorta pine-y, like Upper Michigan along the Two Hearted. I’ve tried at least 10 different great IPA’s and this is my favorite of all. Two Hearted is complex, amazing, and a gracious example of really good beer to be simply enjoyed anywhere. Reminds me of camping in the U.P on the Two Heart.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jordanartuso (26) - lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 6, 2006
pours brown/ orange. creamy off-white head. aroma is wonderful with citrus and spice. thick mouth feel, but not too much body. great oak and piney hop flavors. perfect balance of hops and malt. my personal favorite beer

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jhanauer (6) - USA - JUL 6, 2006 does not count
I usually don’t get into IPAs like others I know, but this one is an exception. You don’t have to get ready for this brew - know what I mean? It pours easy and drinks easy. Not too watery and a fine aftertaste. The beer is crisp and the citrus aspects are tough to ignore. A fine brew.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thebaldwizard (1205) - Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2006
Bell’s Two Hearted is one incredible IPA. The pour is dark brown with some orange color mixed in. The head is considerable, but who cares about looks when these aromas are calling your name? The citrus hops are awesome, and call to your senses in every way. The mouthfeel is so nice and thick for an IPA, that you just have to love it. I really enjoy the malt backbone in this brew. The hops are playing electric guitar, but the malt is laying down a solid beat in the background. A great balance of both for sure. With so much flavor, Bell’s Two Hearted has to be on your priority list if you have yet to enjoy it."

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bindpmc (88) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 4, 2006
Still catching up on the beers I got from the_Epeeist in trade. Thanks! Almost no head, what there is, is white and disappears immediately. Certainly not a West Coast IPA. I almost think there should be a new category of IPAs for the SoCal IPAs, but that might put the purists off a little too much. SD IPAs have a truckload more malt than this, and an obvious overload of hops. There is a crisp hop finish to be sure, and an exceptional balance when it comes to flavor and in the nose. An expertly crafted IPA without doubt. Yet, as a resident of San Diego, I cannot help but wonder if the makers of this beer would have been influenced on the hop-side by what is going on around here. My personal struggle is that my introduction to IPAs came here, in San Diego, where the hop load is in the opinions of most, entirely too much. I’m working on that, and I think this beer is incredible. Balanced. Orange. Crisp. Perfect, no matter where you are in the US.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
grimreeser (797) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 3, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2008 Pours orange yellow with medium head, decent lacing. Very nice orange and grapefruit aroma. Sweet flavor, some bitterness comes through in the finish. Smooth mouthfeel. Very good, complex beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tcruicks (282) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUL 2, 2006
This is a yellow orange, almost golden colored beer with a small white head. It smelled like fresh juicy oranges with a lot of hops and some floral notes. In the flavor there is some grapefruit and sweetness, along with the big hops and malt, and its such a clean and crisp yet full and well balanced flavor that its hard to say anything bad about this beer.


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