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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

384 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 384
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 114
Gots: 108 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jayli on 11-03-2009)
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Photo of smakawhat
4.38/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass. Good give off the cork with a big pop.

Deep peach orange body, roaring middle column of carbonation in the middle of the body, with side white small pinhead bubbles cascading the sides of the glass. Head is soapy and off white in color, but with lots of snapping carbonation and little retention, but manages to settle slowly, and stick with a good half finger puck. Real good looking brew.

Aroma is like classic white grape, slightly sweet. Big dry powdery wood notes, almost like sawdust. Fruit angle somewhere around faint sour lemon and big oily zest. Not much hint of barrel aging character from the bouquet so far, but a solid nose.

Palate has lots of tang. Big notes of lemon and citrus juice. Big zesty and oily coating tangy finish, with a hint of wet juiced body, and much toned down dryness. Big zesty notes on this, with oily bitter finish. Comes off with just a real balanced sweetness on the finish as well to match the sour tang. Minimal pucker, with a good simple malt depth. Moderate carbonation with just a bit of mouth play, and lip coating fruity oils.

It doesn't hint at thick round character, but the barrels (yeast?) really made the fruit and lemon notes just burst alive. Real good take on a wild ale brew.

smakawhat, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of RKing44
3.75/5  rDev -9%

RKing44, Jul 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

rickcrip76, Jul 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

bcm75, Jul 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Stum-pub, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of tabhill
4/5  rDev -2.9%

tabhill, Jul 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

csustar001, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

PA-Michigander, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of ThatsThatDude
1/5  rDev -75.7%

ThatsThatDude, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of jnich2424
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

jnich2424, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of muskiesman
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

muskiesman, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of DRDAries
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

DRDAries, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of GPHarris
4.2/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 vintage

a - poured a one finger thick fizzy head that dissipated immediately. the body was a bright golden color.
s - big strong chardonnay aromas.
t - chardonnay and lemons.
m - crisp and biting.
o - i loved this beer. so drinkable and well done with the wine barrel and the tartness. a pleasure to drink.

GPHarris, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

AnitaBrewski, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of ShanePB
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

ShanePB, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of phcoffey
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

phcoffey, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Jamoult, Jun 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

dwyerol, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

geocool, Jun 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

tectactoe, Jun 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

PatGreer, Jun 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

TickleMeTony, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

abcdefghijkyle, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of wisrarebeer
3.26/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This is a typical American sour. Straw-colored and clear. Carbonated but very little head retention. My biggest gripe about the beer is that it is similar to so many American sours -- it's over the top SOUR - way too sour. No balance like a oude gueuze (which I wouldn't expect) but not even similar to a jung lambik. Just way too off the charts with acidity. Strong acetic acidness.

wisrarebeer, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of vfgccp
4.54/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Great looking bright gold body with a fine white head. Head pours 1/2 a finger high with ok retention and poor lace.

S - Bright, astringently sour nose. Huge sweet-tart candy character, strong ginger, lemon, and a touch of crisp tart peaches.

T - Aggressively sour, spot on for an American Wild. Bold kaffir lime sets the stage for lemon, hay, bay leaves, bright oaky wood, apricot, and an edge of tart and chalky smarties.

M - Medium-full, surprisingly full for the style, with a smooth body.

O - A great, complex American Wild: the right balance of sour, sweet, and oak on a silky frame.

vfgccp, May 30, 2014
Lady Of The Woods from Cisco Brewers Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 384 ratings.