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The Substance - Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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world-class

202 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 202
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.24%
Wants: 64
Gots: 37 | 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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bootdown21

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-31-2014 01:17:00 | More by bootdown21
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LeRocLawson

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

07-30-2014 16:20:52 | More by LeRocLawson
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -8.5%

07-30-2014 02:40:31 | More by MacQ32
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Faxmesomhalibut

New Hampshire

4.51/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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!


Serving type: can

07-30-2014 00:44:42 | More by Faxmesomhalibut
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Salvas33


5/5  rDev +14.4%

07-29-2014 03:15:58 | More by Salvas33
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RichD

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-28-2014 22:02:57 | More by RichD
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MisfitIK-9

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-28-2014 20:56:24 | More by MisfitIK-9
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abuono

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-28-2014 03:30:07 | More by abuono
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gman36

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +14.4%

07-26-2014 21:36:03 | More by gman36
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

3.93/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a sunny gold with a loose, off-white head that dissipates into a slick. Nose expresses citrus rind, a hint of noble hops and a slight yeasty character. Taste consistent with nose; however the flavor are a bit duller - there's more bitterness and less citrus than suggested by the nose as well as a suggestion of onions (Summit?). Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with a lively carbonation and some acidity. Overall, I thought it was a pretty good IPA, but don't understand the hype - I was told it may have been an older can, so perhaps I'll revisit with a fresh one if the opportunity presents.

Serving type: can

07-25-2014 00:12:09 | More by Jwale73
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BigStein88

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-24-2014 21:35:49 | More by BigStein88
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GRG1313

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-23-2014 05:16:04 | More by GRG1313
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Mullen2525

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -8.5%

07-21-2014 19:05:16 | More by Mullen2525
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev -8.5%

07-21-2014 07:30:40 | More by chippo33
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jmmy3

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -8.5%

07-21-2014 06:27:00 | More by jmmy3
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tryemdad

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-21-2014 02:04:58 | More by tryemdad
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AirBob

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-20-2014 23:36:27 | More by AirBob
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nkelley77

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

07-20-2014 19:31:59 | More by nkelley77
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Uf0T0fU

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-20-2014 03:19:22 | More by Uf0T0fU
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ianmalin


4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

07-20-2014 02:46:28 | More by ianmalin
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

07-20-2014 02:20:29 | More by Doomcifer
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Kruja5

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3%

07-20-2014 00:19:49 | More by Kruja5
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4/5  rDev -8.5%

07-19-2014 06:48:01 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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BenSparks34

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +14.4%

07-18-2014 23:53:43 | More by BenSparks34
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MA08

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

07-18-2014 02:28:03 | More by MA08
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The Substance from Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 202 ratings.