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Grey Lady - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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80
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473 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 473
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 18.18%
Wants: 11
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The name "Grey Lady" comes from the nickname for the often-foggy island on which it is brewed. This hazy, Belgian-style Wit emits a complex nose with sophisticated notes.

(Beer added by: jamie2dope on 01-09-2008)
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PSUDREW

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice Golden color, with a little bit of head that doesn't hang around. no lacing to speak of
S: Spicy & citruss. finish off dry and grassy
T: Very lively up front. It actually reminds me of a homebrew made with Mountain Dew (In a good way!) Lemon/citrus mix is there. Almost like lemonade. Finishes with a yeasty/spicy taste
M: light. perfect for summer
D: not supper high, but you can hang your hat on this for a while

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2010 03:27:33 | More by PSUDREW
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.45/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass
Chill-hazed light gold in color, with a cap of fluffy bright white foam.
Aroma-Pale malt, faint spices
Taste-Wheat,in-the-background spiciness. Very subtle flavors, but very refreshing and easy-drinking. A pleasant warm weather brew to be sure.

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Kentucky

3.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy blonde with a frothy ivory head that lingers.

Aroma is dominated by lemon and wheat, with a bit of orange peel and coriander.

Flavor is fairly lemony and minerally, with a soft wheat kick at the finish.

A little more citrus than I prefer, but a refreshing, easy drinking beer. Becomes floral late. Kinda flat.

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Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

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New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Grey Lady is a clouded pale gold color or, more accurately, sort of dusty near-medium yellow. The off-white head is sparse, peaking at just under half a finger of big-bubbled froth and leaving spotty lacing while leaving a layer atop the beer for the duration.
The spiciness is prominent in the smell, sort of an allspice and cardamom before a light hint of sweetness coming from the yeast kicks in to add a touch of banana and something like pear. The earthiness expected is there, and some lemon under dry wheat.
The flavor is likewise spiced, though a distinctive note of something like bergamot makes itself known, and I wonder if that's intentional. Otherwise it's very floral and perfumy, while the wheat sets the foundation and a lemony twang comes out front. more Belgian character would do this beer some good, but it's far from bad.
It's got a little more spritz than crispness, but it does have a nice running dryness with a spicy bite on the tongue, and it's fairly smooth as well.

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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A - Pours a hazy/murky yellow, slight lacing, 2 inch foamy white head

S - citrus, spice, lemon, very fruity

T - grain, what, citrus, lemons, multiple spices, herbal tea

M - light bodied, crisp, refreshing

O - Interesting combination of the herbal tea, lemon, and the fruity citrus. The aroma is quite nice that leads into a bit underwhelming taste, but still a nice beer. Very zesty and refreshing. I would enjoy this beer more if the spices and fruit were a bit more powerful.

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Kentucky

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Grey Lady from Cisco Brewers Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 473 ratings.