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The Substance - Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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world-class

324 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 324
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 94
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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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Enochase04, Sep 13, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev -0.9%

Dodd, Sep 13, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +1.4%

Courtesy of SomethingClever thank you beer brother!

I've had this before but first time "ticking" it. Well the beer is what matters so this is what I got. Pours a nice shade of medium amber with white soapy head, looks quite refreshing! Now the nose on this! First wave of just earthy spicy hops. Onion grass with a background of citric peel. The citric notes are that of orange peel and grapefruit zest. Very nice aroma. The flavor on this first hints of malt sweetness and Onions, citric zest in there with a resinous spruce sap note before the finish. The malts are bready and sweet not syrupy. The finish is semi-dry and very clean, with all the flavors just lingering in the aftertaste. The feel on the brew is medium-light soft carbonation.

Overall: This for being a 6.6 IPA is punching out some Hop Goodness! It's balanced smells amazing and the taste isn't a let down either. It's clean yet it wants to be rustic as well. So there's a bit going on in the brew. She's a lady on the streets, yet a freak in the sheets. This brew is Recommended!

Shroud0fdoom, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

westcoastbeerlvr, Sep 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

tpacek, Sep 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.74/5  rDev +9.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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3.96/5  rDev -8.8%

BMFR1811, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Stephenjtorres, Sep 08, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev -0.5%

diehlio, Sep 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Don't pour this beer. Drink it right from the can. It is the finest Maine has to offer in an IPA. Enjoy.

scottieie, Sep 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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The Substance from Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 324 ratings.