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The Substance - Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

314 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 314
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 93
Gots: 54 | FT: 2
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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Don't pour this beer. Drink it right from the can. It is the finest Maine has to offer in an IPA. Enjoy.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A Poured into a beer mug, the color is cloudy golden and a little dull, but the smell totally overrides appearance. The carbonation was perfect, with a two finger head.

S Hops with a citrusy clean aroma.

T This has been my "go to" beer for a while. It tastes as good as it smells. I have had it on tap at the brewery (hours away from my home), poured from a can the day after it was canned, and a couple on tap at couple of pubs. I have had a few from the case I bought at BBB. But now, two months later (what is left of the case I have hoarded) has really come into its own. There is a hoppy, citrusy, bitterness that meets my expectations of an excellent beer.

M This beer flows perfect for me.

O I really like Bissell Brothers Substance! I have been trying other IPAs, but the only one that comes close, in my opinion, is Dogfish 90 minute IPA. Heading to VT next weekend to see what I can find there.

hoppygram, May 28, 2014
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The Substance from Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.