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The Substance - Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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world-class

381 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 381
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.47%
Wants: 103
Gots: 67 | FT: 4
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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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Thorpe429, Apr 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

acurtis, Aug 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Texasfan549, May 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

GRG1313, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

westcoastbeerlvr, Sep 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

SocalKicks, Jul 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

oline73, Oct 01, 2014
Photo of mendvicdog
3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

mendvicdog, Oct 01, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev -0.7%

MarkyMOD, Sep 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Rochefort10nh, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of InspectorBob
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

InspectorBob, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of yourefragile
3.71/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

yourefragile, Oct 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

duceswild, Oct 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

mdaschaf, May 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

smakawhat, Aug 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

billab914, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Kelp, May 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

iL0VEbeer, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of johnnnniee
4.2/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can from MrBarleywine, thanks for the opportunity Mike!
Slightly hazy deep straw color with a huge bubbly white head that persists forever. Aromas of earthy citrus tropical pine resin and dankness. Oh yeah that smells good. Light bready malt, maybe. The flavor is much the same as the aroma but adds a bit of alcohol. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation. Very nice ipa I enjoyed the hell out of it.

johnnnniee, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

chippo33, Jul 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Lare453, May 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

IPAchris, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Jwale73
3.93/5  rDev -9.2%
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.

Jwale73, Jul 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

tectactoe, May 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

BGsWo22, Oct 08, 2014
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The Substance from Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.