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Gray's Honey Ale - Gray's Brewing Company

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Gray's Honey AleGray's Honey Ale

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70
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67 Ratings
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 2.93
pDev: 20.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gray's Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brakspear on 01-11-2003)
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The_fevre, Aug 17, 2014
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1/5  rDev -65.9%

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3/5  rDev +2.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

bismarksays, Apr 14, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

sparx1100, Dec 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

harpus, Aug 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +10.9%

pathman, Jul 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

Bones10, Jun 08, 2013
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2.89/5  rDev -1.4%

This pours a clear, pale amber color with a slight, white head. There isn’t much to the scent other than some hints of grain and honey. The taste is fairly average but does have a decent honey taste that is better than Leinenkugel’s Honey Weiss. The texture is pretty watery with very little carbonation. Clean and refreshing, but nothing mind blowing.

Lemke10, Mar 11, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -6.1%

edcusp, Feb 24, 2013
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2.99/5  rDev +2%

Appearance - Pours a nice clear golden color with a thin head that dissipates instantly, leaving a creamy lacing.

Smell - Honey, a lot of malts, and grains.

Taste - Very malty a bready throughout.. It's very watery with a subtle sweetness, surprisingly. These type of beers are usually overkilled with sugar. I feel like the honey might make me a little sick if I drink this whole beer though.. But maybe I just don't like honey as much as others out there. There is also somewhat of a metallic flavor there, like the kind you get when drinking from a can. -- No hops or bitterness seem to be present --

Mouthfeel - Watery with medium carbonation.

Overall - It's an easy beer to drink on but it seems kind of low in quality to me..

jsisko01, Jan 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

cliff1066, Dec 16, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev +20.5%

Just picked this up for pre-thanksgiving cooking. I'll admit it, I thought the angry bubble bee was cute and was looking for something lower in the ABVs so I can drink and cook Thanksgiving Day goodness and not get to buzzy. (no pun intended)

A: Clear pale yellow, straw color. Quickly disipating frothy head, no lacing.

S: Floral and Wheat and Honey.

T: Sweet & Subtle. This is a tame beer to introduce to those who are brand loyal to the big box brands. I like honey, blonde and cream ales - so it's up my alley. It's a beer the novice can enjoy, without being scared.

M: Fizz and then a little thin. Perhaps a little watery - but it was just fine super chilled (fridge to freezer for 15 minutes)

O: Overall, I'll finish the 6 pack. I'd buy it in a pinch - or if it was on sale, but it's not going to be my all time favorite. It would probably be a great summer beer.

kristenrae8, Nov 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

Jimboe, Oct 03, 2012
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3.18/5  rDev +8.5%

12oz bottle with no date into pint

Look is a very pale and clear yellow with almost no head. Smell is light wheat and honey. Taste is pale malt, wheat, grain, almost no honey to speak of, just a slight overall sweetness. Feel is light with a little bready thickness.

Very average brew with light honey characteristics. Not too much to note here, if you're looking for something simple this would be a great choice.

jimmah120, Sep 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +10.9%

Beerohio, Sep 07, 2012
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MikieV, Aug 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev +2.4%

mattafett, Jul 10, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

pebbs, May 29, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -14.7%

leinie13, May 13, 2012
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3.18/5  rDev +8.5%

Came in a six pack variety of beers I won at a charity auction. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a 10oz scooner.

The appearance was less than impressive. A light, fizzy, pale, straw yellow that reminds you of your typical adjunct lagers. A very light fizzy head that goes down quickly and never returns. No lacing at all... almost like having water in your glass.

Appearance aside, the beer smells good. Lots of a honey and floral malts, very sweet and a bit of a grassy hop note.

Tastes of honey and other sweet flavors. A light presence of hops but not at all bitter. Others have described its flavor as timid, which might be accurate but not necessarily bad. it is easy to enjoy without going overboard with flavor to the point which it offends your senses.

Light and refreshing feel, perhaps a bit fizzy or a tad over carbonated.

A fairly average beer with good smell, above average taste, and favorable drinkability. Leaves some room for improvement, but is memorable and worthy of sampling.

Fulky, Apr 24, 2012
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1.85/5  rDev -36.9%

Pale fizzy yellow ale with a bright white cap forming it fine sorry lacing. Aroma is a faint honey tone with grainy tones all day. Flavor is worse than any other macro out there beers like this give craft beer a bad rap. To be honest this has no heart this is mass produced in Wisconsin with a new label and fucked up approach. This is there cross over with harsh flavors hints of wild honey floral quality with more cloying aspects of heavy carbonation and husks from grain than anything else. Mouthfeel should be ligther bodied but the carbonation hits rediculously on the palate, cloying is mild. Overall never again I'm pretty much writing this brewer off after two beers, but I'm brave enough to try Busted Knuckle.

WVbeergeek, Apr 15, 2012
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Gray's Honey Ale from Gray's Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.