Beer: Bells Two Hearted Ale
Style: India Pale Ale IPA
Description: Two Hearted Ale has an intense hop aroma and malt balance. This American IPA is hopped exclusively with the Centennial hop varietal from the Pacific Northwest, massive additions in the kettle and again in the fermenter lend their characteristic grapefruit and pine resin aromas.
Tasting notes: Bells Two Hearted Ale from Bells Brewery is an India Pale Ale IPA style beer, medium in color, is more than moderately hoppy. It has an ABV of 7% and is available in-store or at our online beer store.
Food pairing: This IPA style beer is best paired with curried dishes and Thai cuisine featuring shellfish. Cheeses can be peppery such as Monterey or Pepper Jack, pungent such as Gorgonzola and Limburger or sharp cheddars.
If you like this, try: Meantime India Pale Ale, Mission IPA, Pretty Things Meadowlark, Weyerbacher Last Chance, Speakeasy Vendetta IPA.
This beer is part of our Mixed Six series. Working with the beer experts at Half Time in Mamaroneck, we are featuring a beer a day for 24 days, including tasting notes and suggestions for pairing. At the end of the 24 days, we invite you to join us at Half Time from 5-8 p.m. on November 13 for a Q and A, beer tasting and discounts on mixed six-packs with our carefully selected featured beers. Half Time, 139 Hoyt Ave., Mamaroneck, 914-341-1666, www.halftimebeverage.com.
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