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The Substance - Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

385 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 385
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 106
Gots: 66 | 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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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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duceswild, Oct 02, 2014
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On tap in Portland...
Not sure what all the hype is about. A good IPA but not all that complex, not much hop funkiness or citrus notes, etc... And a little too malty for my taste. I thought the baby genius was better, although fairly light.

Ready4aHeady, Oct 02, 2014
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Yeah, this is my 5 star beer. Not easy to get. Try the Great Lost Bear and keep an eye on facebook posts for can availability.

dugmar, Oct 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

canned 8/27

A: Poured light hazy in the glass very light copper color but murky

S: it has to be the falconer hops I'm getting a spicy nose like this beer is going to bite and pine not resin but actual pine just almost sour I'm trying to describe it but it's hard. I have to say it has a smell all it's own I haven't encountered enough to describe

T: the taste embodies that smell it's like a spicy then wait it's balanced out by the malts very earthy a lot of ppl claim fruitiness I get none from this beer just earthy raw spiciness without the heat finishes smooth not like the upfront taste would make you think. it's almost bitter then it's gone.

M: Nice crisp mouthfeel with good carbonation

O: this beer confuses me I want to say oh it tastes like this of it tastes like that but really it has a unique taste maybe I'm unfamiliar with the flavor profile of falconer hops but I think this beer is unique

SomethingClever, Oct 02, 2014
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The Substance from Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 385 ratings.