I think a lot of people are just over the 'session IPA' fad and are going to other styles when they want something with a lower ABV (lagers, sours, seltzers, etc). He added that news of the brewery’s return to Virginia is a “tremendous weight being lifted” for him personally and a morale booster for the Bell’s team. It’s brewed with a blend of Galaxy and Centennial hops that imparts piney, citrus notes. Perennial hop-head fave Two Hearted Ale gets a lean makeover with this recently released, light version. I have to say that this beer has the right hop character for me and a great amount of body for 110 calories -- unlike some other low-alcohol or no-alcohol beers. Two Hearted Ale is defined by its intense hop aroma and malt balance. To everyone who has kept in touch and waited patiently for our return, I say thank you and cheers,” Larry Bell, president and founder of Bell’s Brewery, said in a statement posted on Bell’s website. Enjoy more articles by logging in or creating a free account. You have permission to edit this article. English Mild, Helles, Pilsner, Saison, Irish Stout, even some AALs). Brooklyn Brewery ½ Ale. In the Richmond area, Bell’s will now be distributed by Specialty Beverage of Virginia, a Henrico-based company. “We are absolutely thrilled to be back, and we are really looking forward to working with our new partner in Richmond. In Virginia, and many other states, a third-party distributor is required for sale of beer (and wine and spirits) to retail stores and restaurants. Calories, carbs, fat, protein, fiber, cholesterol, and more for Two Hearted Ale (Bell's). Bell’s will also debut a new-to-Virginia brew: Bell’s Lo-Cal IPA, Light Hearted Ale, which is “brewed with Centennial and Galaxy hops.” The low-calorie beer is 110 calories and has an alcohol-by-volume of 3.7%, per 12-ounce serving. Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by Jason, Feb 11, 2020. Maybe just slap a sticker which lists "Lo-Cal" on the labels? Staff Moderator Fest Crew Society. Sipping it brings forth a bit of watery-ness at first taste, but that classic floral hoppiness found in its higher-calorie brother quickly follows up. Bought a case near Pittsburgh today for $37. In January 2019, the last can of Bell’s Two Hearted Ale available at Capital Ale House in downtown Richmond sat in an ice bucket on the counter there. Features and dining editor, deputy web editor and, of course, covering all things Richmond dining news. Personally, if I'm looking to cut calories, I'll cut them elsewhere not with my beer. English Mild, Helles, Pilsner, Saison, Irish Stout, even some AALs). Two Hearted Ale and all Bell's beer should be headed back to Richmond - for the first time in nearly 2 years. “The first shipment is ready to leave Kalamazoo on the 16th,” Bell said. Light Beer + Low ABV = fewest calories & carbs. Larry Bell said his brewery is ready to ship to Virginia following the deal closing on Nov. 13. I think you're in the right ballpark, but it's probably a flip-flop: it has more body due to a touch more malt than, say MIller Lite, and thus more carbs. Maybe just slap a sticker which lists "Lo-Cal" on the labels? The low-calorie beer is 110 calories and has an alcohol-by-volume of 3.7%, per 12-ounce serving. Two years, an ABC hearing, and some back and forth in Richmond Circuit Court later and now “all parties involved are happy to resolve this matter amicably and welcome Bell’s back to Virginia,” the brewery said in a statement posted on its website Nov. 4. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by Jason, Feb 11, 2020. Respect Beer®. .. but how can the breweries advertise Lo-Cal with these sorts of beers. Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device. Loveland and Premium didn’t want to let Bell’s out of its contract, and filed a complaint with the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority that Bell’s was in violation of the Virginia Beer Franchise Act. Pretty weird to me that a forum full of supposed beer nerds calculates the value of a beer strictly on how drunk it'll get you for your money. Advertisement of "Drink you local Lo-Cal beer!". In 2006, Bell’s stopped distribution in Illinois for about two years when a subsidiary of Reyes Holdings, the same parent company as the Loveland purchaser, had its contract there. then {{format_dollars}}{{start_price}}{{format_cents}} per month. Bell’s Light Hearted has all the heart of Two Hearted but only 110 calories, 3.7% ABV. It’s been nearly two years since beers such as Two Hearted Ale and Oberon Ale started disappearing from shelves and taps across Richmond and later Virginia, but now Bell’s Brewery looks like it’s headed back to the state. It will continue working with other, locally owned distributors in other parts of the state. Bells started trying to get out of its Richmond contact two days before the 2018 sale of Loveland — a local, family-run distributor — to Premium Distributors of Virginia. “Virginia ABC is pleased that the parties were able to resolve this franchise matter, and we look forward to welcoming Bell’s Brewery beers back to Virginia,” the state liquor authority said in a statement. A Low-Cal IPA with only 110 calories, Light Hearted … Bell said were it not for the pandemic, he would travel down to Richmond to toast Bell’s return with enthusiasts and fans. “We’re down about 5% this year, which granted isn’t bad [compared to the losses other business sectors are seeing],” Bell said. Beers such as Two Hearted Ale and Oberon Ale helped make Bell’s Brewery Inc. the seventh-largest craft brewery in the country, but they’re dis…. There was a problem saving your notification. Retrouvez les calories, les glucides et toute la composition nutritionnelle du/de la bells two-hearted-ale ainsi que plus de 2 000 000 autres aliments sur MyFitnessPal.com. Are Beer Advocates afraid of a low-alcohol, low-calorie beer? Not being the biggest hop fan, I might not be able to drink this one all the time, but the first few I've had go down pretty smoothly. Is this different from the ‘drink local’ movement? ). It's a mild raw grain flavor, like Grape-Nuts cereal, common in NA beers, which I dabble in occasionally. Last month, Two Hearted Ale, the brewery’s flagship beer, was named the “Best Beer in America” in the “2020 Best Beers in America survey” for the fourth year in a row. I feel that I should also mention quantity quickly. Lisk, Bell’s attorney, said he can only speculate on why Premium agreed to transfer distributions rights to someone else, saying they probably “got tired of the litigation.”. Infos nutritionnelles du/de la bells two-hearted-ale. You can cancel at any time. He hopes to schedule a visit once the pandemic is over. (I have no idea about such things), there are different flavors that arise from the brewing process of higher alcohol beers. Bell’s founder has a history of preferring to work with smaller, independent distributors. The deal to return Bell’s to Richmond isn’t officially done, according to Thomas A. Lisk, an attorney for Bell’s Brewery. I assume if any of these people figure out how cheap bourbon is, we'll never hear from them again.