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Bissell Brothers The Substance Ale



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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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American Hopped Ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (3768) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Arielís place. Thanks Ariel. Pours an hazy yellow with a nice head, aroma of pine, grass, soil, lemon, flavor is bitter with grass and lemon, medium bodied, nice.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bbyinvt (3) - - DEC 3, 2014 does not count
Iím a huge hop head and this honestly has blown me away... Coming from VT (Heady Topper land) Iíve had some amazing IPAís and DIPA (Second Fiddle, Mastermind, Fair Maiden, Sip of Sunshine, Hill Farmstead Abner) in my home state and this ranks up with the best of those for itís style. Visited the little "industrial park/storefront brewery" and was amazed by their dedication and love for their beers... A much better stop than Maine Beer Co... Fun place, great beer... Worth a "Substantive" trip to Maine!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1291) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2014
So much hops that youíd think itís an IPA, and it might as well be. Yellowish orange in color with foamy head and lacing. Lemon, grapefruit, soap, resin in the nose. A big hop spice in the flavor, which surprised me based on the aroma. A bit metallic too. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biggsbowler (384) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Can - thanks Luke - Pours nice golden, cloudy yellow. Citrus and tropical notes in the nose. Grapefruit, lemon, citrus, and bitter taste. Quite good!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tcane7 (1668) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Draft at Pai Men Miyake. Pours a hazy yellow with dense white head and abundant lacing. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruit, kitty litter, slight dankness. Dry finish, lots of fruit flavor. Slight creaminess, full bodied. Real nice drank

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smith4498 (3087) - Miami, Florida, USA - OCT 16, 2014
16 oz can from a trade with WillRunForBeer. Pours hazy dark golden color with white head. Grassy and fruity aroma with some citrus and pine. Slightly sweet fruit flavor with grass and pine and moderate bitterness. A little bready. Medium body with average carbonation. Thanks Brian.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reynolds314 (2440) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Dank piney lemony apa with lots of hop bite without much bitterness. Easy drinking and reminds me of Amarillo and simcoe hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8965) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Can. Pours yellow gold white head. Nose/taste of pot, pine, toasty cracker malt and lemon citrus. Lighter medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3835) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Can. Yellow pour with tan head. Heavy citrus aromas, some grassy and brite hop tones. Nice citrus, grassy, herbal and fresh lemon hop flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjunknyc (21) - - SEP 28, 2014
Great west coast ipa on the east coast, very citrusy and clean finish. Highly recommend

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