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Lady Of The Woods - Cisco Brewers Inc.

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Lady Of The WoodsLady Of The Woods

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

431 Ratings
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Ratings: 431
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 115
Gots: 107 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jayli on 11-03-2009

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3.41/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Draft at Capones in Norristown, PA.

Pours a hazy pale golden orange color with golden straw edges and a 1.5 finger white head that quickly settles into a lasting ring.  Sporadic streaks of lace left behind.

Odd aroma with a mix of lactic funk, tropical fruit and chemicals.  Smells sort of like sun tan lotion with lots of wood/oak and coconut.  Like a wild ale dosed with coco butter.

Medium bodied with a really strange amalgam of flavors.  Tart with strong citrus acidity, sourdough bread and lactic funk cut by a strong earthy wood presence that gives off a strong coconut milk flavor.  Dry and  somewhat astringent finish.  Not a bad beer just a very weird combination of flavors.

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3.74/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

750 mL bottle poured into a CCB snifter. No bottle info that I can see.

Appearance - Pours with no activity at all. Clear golden body with a stray bubble and naught else.

Smell - Fruity. White grapes, but not like wine. Definitely acidic smelling. Mostly lactic with a bit of acetic acid.

Taste - Much more white grape flavor. More complex sourness, which also means it has some unclean sour flavors. Oaky in the very back end.

Mouthfeel - Easy drinking. Low carbonation. Crisp despite the low carbonation. Lingering sour finish.

Overall - I remember this being much better. Maybe some bottle variation here.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a 750 ml into a tulip.

A-The beer pours a cloudy, pale-hued golden color with some visible carbonation. The head is short-lived, thin white foam. No lacing.

S-The smell is quite tart with a slightly lactic, earthy funk. I detect some apricot, unripe apples, and a bit of oak.

T-The taste is also tart from start to finish. The brew is highly acidic with flavors of white grapes, unripened apples, some lemon, and a touch of funky oak. I find it difficult to pick out unique flavors, but there is a sort-of sour white wine note to the beer.

M-Feel is light to medium in body with a refreshing hit of carbonation. The finish is long lasting and sour.

O-I enjoyed this beer and I think other sour fans will, as well. There is nice, almost-geueze-like quality to this beer with the tart flavor, milder ABV, and bubbly mouthfeel. It would score higher, but the flavors are not as complex or distinguished as my favorite sours. Lack of complexity notwithstanding, I would readily drink this again.

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After the initiai six foot spray that shot from the bottle after the cork was removed, poured a hazy straw golden capped with a one finger head that dissipates almost immediately. No lacing. Oak, lemon-tinged vinegar, and some funk on the nose. Opens with white wine, very light citrus notes, and a hint of banyard funk. Big oak notes throughout. Finishes fairly dry with white wine vinegar sourness. Smooth syrupy fairly heavy medium body, low carbonation. Overall, a solid sour, but lacks a bit of complexity. However, it certainly delivers on the sour.

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The beer pours a hazy light straw yellow with no head. The nose is different than most barrel aged sours with a strange herbal note that I can't place my finger on...regardless, it's a pleasant surprise. The taste is definitely sour with a distinctly herbal & sour finish. This beer is light and drinkable, but definitely sour and interesting. I would recommend this as a great east coast sour and didn't realize it was a 2012 GABF gold!

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Lady Of The Woods from Cisco Brewers Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 431 ratings.