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Grey Lady - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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80
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534 Ratings
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Ratings: 534
Reviews: 159
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 18.23%
Wants: 11
Gots: 59 | 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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3.09/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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.

BMWiens, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.45/5  rDev -1.7%
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.

hosehead83, Jul 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.48/5  rDev -0.9%
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.

barczar, Jul 25, 2014
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3.54/5  rDev +0.9%
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.

Brenden, Jul 21, 2014
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Grey Lady from Cisco Brewers Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.