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The Substance - Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.

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210 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.22%
Wants: 64
Gots: 42 | 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 koutkid41:
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koutkid41

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Very light, bright straw. Strong carbonation flowing and thick foamy head that lingers a great while.

S: Real nice aroma. Tropical: Pineapple, tangerine, mango, and apricot. Then some nice resinous pine, and some bready notes.

T: Flavor is more faint then the aroma. Crisp breadiness with some sweet fruit.

M: Strong carbonation that gave it some dryness, also a little sweet. Light to medium body.

O: This is a nice IPA, haven't heard of this beer or brewing company. Glad to have gotten this and try it.

Serving type: can

04-05-2014 05:20:07 | More by koutkid41
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From a can purchased yesterday and canned 3 days ago. Very fresh beer from these guys and I'm very glad to have it!
A: goldish hay in color, clear, thin white lacing sticking to glass
S: citrusy, resiny, full, some sweetness, balanced
T: very similar to the nose, lots of hoppy goodness, pungent citrus and resiny, very smooth and crisp, very balanced flavors
M: good carb, very smooth light and refreshing
O: perfectly balanced beer from the Bissell brothers. This super smooth, very hoppy yet incredibly drinkable beer is perfectly balanced! Get some and drink fresh!


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The Substance from Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.