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Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.

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Style:
Stout - American
Ranked #107
ABV:
7.5%
Score:
90
Ranked #52,320
Avg:
4.28 | pDev: 7.24%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
10
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Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.
 
Maine, United States
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One-off
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SCORE
90
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Mrthetank from Virginia

4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Really enjoyed this - drinks quite light and smooth with big maple and coffee flavors. I liked the higher carbonation in this offering as well. My example was over about 40 mins, warmed and evolved in that time.
Canned date was 2/25/20, consumed on 10/25/20.

Oct 25, 2020
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SawDog505 from New Hampshire

4.52/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 13 oz Teku glass canned on 2/23/20. Pours a slick used motor oil black with a 2 finger light brown head that leaves a thick collar of lace as it slowly settles into a thin layer of bubbles, with excellent retention. 4.75

Smell is cocoa nibs, vanilla beans, roasty coffee grounds, and sweet toffee. 4.5

Taste follows one dimensional in the best way possible. Milk chocolate, vanilla, Expresso, and toffee simple but rich and incredibly tasty. 4.5

Mouthfeel is bigger than medium, creamy with gentle carbonation, maybe a little dry and it works very well, and at 7.5% it drinks a tad bigger but really easy drinking. 4.5

Overall Bissell Brothers has been on fire lately, they keep producing really impressive beers and this is another. Highly recommend. 4.5

Mar 15, 2020
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7irondave from Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L: thin caramel colored head that disappeared quickly
S: smells like a maple lactose stout but no milk sugars listed
T: both the coffee and maple syrup are a little understated here.
F: thin as expected coming from a 7.5% stout. Carbonation on the higher end of the scale
O: decent midweek stout that would have benefitted from heavier doses of adjuncts

Mar 12, 2020
First Crack from Bissell Brothers Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 10 ratings