Grey Lady | Cisco Brewers Inc.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cisco Brewers Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
ciscobrewers.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

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.

Added by jamie2dope on 01-09-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
717
Reviews:
180
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
17.33%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
168
For Trade:
0
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Photo of dhmxray
4.1/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.72/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Prost76
3.37/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dysco
3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Darrin_Smith
3.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Urk1127
3.92/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was poured into a mug. The appearance was a nice looking hazy golden yellow color with a soft one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than thirty seconds leaving barely any lacing. Light carbonation is seen rising at a moderate pace. The smell had a nice sweet to spicy arrangement of peppercorn, slightly floral and a fresh cut grassiness wrapping it up nicely. The taste had a sweet bready with a light Belgian candied yeastiness arranging itself tightly with the sweet floral and grassy qualities. As it warms, sweet lemon runs in to blend nicely. A quick lemon aftertaste runs in to the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. Definitely a Summer pounder as the carbonation is fairly subdued. Overall, I say this was a light version of a witbier, flavorful but nothing remotely overbearing.

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Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rjd722
3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MustangPauli
3.56/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Patches826
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chriswjr
4.27/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of notascoolasyou
3.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wc94wc
3.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LukeGude
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Green Briar in Brighton. Better than Whale's Tale. Spice is apparent.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3.12/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Oliviamarion
3.47/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeffreyhill021
4.6/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Noelito76
3.08/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of LMSMITH
2.64/5  rDev -25%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very light cloudy color
No discernable aroma
Smooth citrusy light carbonation easy drinking
Good summer cooler

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Photo of nater919
3.33/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of electrobop
4.68/5  rDev +33%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fscottkey
3.34/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: [3.75] The bottle lists the ABV (4.0%) and there is a clear born date (10/16/2016). The beer is a transparent pale yellow/gold color. It has 1/2 a finger of creamy and clingy head.

S: [2.75] Belgian yeast in your face! Banana, clove.

T: [3.50] Different than the nose. Still Belgian yeast, but more subdued. Lemon, honey, orange zest, sweetness from the malts.

M: [3.50] On the thin side but not bad for 4.0%. The carbonation is low so overall it feels smooth.

O: [3.50] I really dislike the nose. But the flavor is different. Something in the added spice range is really pleasant. This would make a nice winter/Xmas brew.

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Photo of Merticois
4.18/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Grey Lady from Cisco Brewers Inc.
3.52 out of 5 based on 717 ratings.
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