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Grey Lady - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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80
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507 Ratings
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Ratings: 507
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 18.18%
Wants: 10
Gots: 52 | 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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AmitC

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

08-09-2014 01:56:40 | More by AmitC
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BMWiens

California

3.09/5  rDev -12.2%

Pours a bit cloudy, with no head on my pint from the bartender.

Faint aroma, a bit spicy and wheaty.

Taste has obvious coriander - not too much, but quite obvious. Leads to an earthy taste, a bit spicy, but not too much. Citrus also shows up with the strong wheat flavor.

Not a bad beer for the summer.

08-08-2014 18:14:52 | More by BMWiens
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

08-08-2014 04:47:24 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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bcgill

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

08-07-2014 22:50:33 | More by bcgill
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PaleAleWalt

New York

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

08-06-2014 23:11:33 | More by PaleAleWalt
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thufflife

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

08-06-2014 14:02:59 | More by thufflife
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14.8%

08-05-2014 15:12:32 | More by Belittle
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Zach_H

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

08-02-2014 01:41:12 | More by Zach_H
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

08-01-2014 23:26:08 | More by FrankShirley
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-31-2014 21:28:54 | More by JMScowcroft
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Bumblebtna

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

07-30-2014 23:10:19 | More by Bumblebtna
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hosehead83

Ohio

3.45/5  rDev -2%

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.

07-28-2014 16:50:49 | More by hosehead83
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rickcrip76

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

07-28-2014 02:04:58 | More by rickcrip76
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dhabersa

Maryland

4/5  rDev +13.6%

07-27-2014 23:28:15 | More by dhabersa
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mltobin

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

07-26-2014 17:04:23 | More by mltobin
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JillHaas


4/5  rDev +13.6%

07-26-2014 04:31:50 | More by JillHaas
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barczar

Kentucky

3.48/5  rDev -1.1%

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.

07-25-2014 22:16:55 | More by barczar
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RBCIPA

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

07-24-2014 18:09:48 | More by RBCIPA
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mskiddo

New York

4/5  rDev +13.6%

07-24-2014 17:16:03 | More by mskiddo
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Sellen

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-23-2014 22:50:19 | More by Sellen
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

07-22-2014 03:28:01 | More by dbaraniak
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Brenden

Ohio

3.54/5  rDev +0.6%

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.

07-21-2014 21:59:38 | More by Brenden
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Riik3

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -14.8%

07-20-2014 00:43:50 | More by Riik3
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mthomp081

Delaware

3.55/5  rDev +0.9%

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.

07-18-2014 22:47:51 | More by mthomp081
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cwd

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -14.8%

07-17-2014 02:08:41 | More by cwd
Grey Lady from Cisco Brewers Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.