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The Substance - Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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world-class

273 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 273
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.24%
Wants: 83
Gots: 49 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Bissell Brothers Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bowdoinbeerboy on 12-11-2013)
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Reviews by alaimoa:
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alaimoa

Connecticut

4.48/5  rDev +2.5%

On tap at Great lost Bear in Portland. Finally able to find it and looking forward to grabbing some cans. I recommend buying whenever you get a chance

Limited reviews and ticks thus far so wasn't sure what to expect
A: golden with bit of cloudy off white head
S: big pine upfront leading into citrus notes
T: fairly dose to nose with a very nice balance and slightly spicy backend lingering taste that is pleasant and not overly aggressive
M: perfect med carb and easily drinkable

02-26-2014 00:44:39 | More by alaimoa
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4.01/5  rDev -8.2%

I had this on tap at Frontier in Brunswick. It was served in a really cool pint glass. The beer was a hazy gold color with a good-sized white head. There was a fair amount of sticky lace.

An herbal, piney aroma. A bit of sweet malt.

Taste closely resembled the aroma. Herbal and piney hops. A little bit of caramel.

Hoppy, rustic mouthfeel.

Nice beer.

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A: ghostly golden yellow, I swear I saw smoke inside my glass

S: powerful citrus, light pine

T: fine balance of delicious bitterness with clean finish

M: surprising robustness

O: My new favorite. Look out Pliney & Topper, Maine has answered! Delicious in a 16 oz. can OR on draft around town if you can find it. I recommend getting a 1/4 keg and enjoying at home.

I think the quality of the draft beer has improved since their unveiling in December, seemed to have tweaked the carbonation or something.

I would keep an eye on this brewery, I expect great things to come.

-DLR

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The Substance from Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 273 ratings.