Ghost Lemons
Off Color Brewing

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Off Color Brewing
Illinois, United States
Ranked #40
Ranked #12,684
4.03 | pDev: 6.7%
Jul 03, 2022
Jul 23, 2018
Very Good
Notes: Collaboration with Allagash Brewing Company
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Rated: 3.97 by 4DAloveofSTOUT from Illinois

Jul 03, 2022
Rated: 4.44 by Ristaccia from Nebraska

Aug 07, 2019
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Reviewed by emerge077 from Illinois

3.97/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
This was a little green when it first came out, but it has dried out nicely after short term cellaring. Pale straw gold with streams of carbonation, collar of lace and initial finger of foam. Dusty dry Brett aroma.

Tart and lemony, mild Brett funk, musty hay and light grainy pilsner malt. Light bodied and refreshing with ample carb, bone dry finish. Nice and quenching, pairs well with food at the 4th BBQ.
Jul 04, 2019
Rated: 4.01 by peabody from Kentucky

Mar 13, 2019
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
A: The beer is slightly hazy light yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin bright white head that left a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of lemons are present in the nose along with hints of pineapples and Brett.
T: The taste follows the smell and has notes of lemons and hints of pineapples. There is a slight bit of sourness.
M: It feels light-bodies and slightly tart on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is an interesting witbier with flavors of lemons instead of orange peel.

Serving type: bottle
Dec 25, 2018
Rated: 4.09 by ColForbinBC from New Jersey

Oct 15, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by Jamison85 from Indiana

Aug 31, 2018
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Reviewed by Beginner2 from Illinois

4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Off Color has the right mix of upstart enthusiasm, interpreting/saving the odd styles and quickly mastering the craft.
As a fan of Off Color, I am thrilled they are now in the league of, at least, collaborating with Allagash.
It's proof that hard work and having fun pays off.

Masterful and refreshing. Ghost Lemons Looks like wit, but I find few differences between one and the next. Not so in Smells as Ghost Lemons takes me into an orchard (almost over-powering the wheat and barley.) Tastes are largely the same with the coriander and other drying agents getting stronger in mid-palate and beyond. I also appreciate that the funk and probably a modest Brett both don't try to steal the show as is today's fashion in saisons.

Bought at their bottle shop, I'd like to see them charge less than $13 and see how much more reviews they attract.
But for sharing as I did at a party featuring tapas, Ghost Lemons paired great, was a hit and I wished I'd brought two.
Aug 27, 2018
Rated: 4.03 by drstalker from Illinois

Aug 25, 2018
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
i love everything about off color and about this beer, i cant believe it isnt rated more favorably. the artwork is sick, the beer is really delicate and unique, and its cool that they got together with legendary allagash to make it. well worth the asking price, kind of fancy, very summery, and infinitely drinkable. funky but not overly so, done with brett from allagash i believe, such a cool contribution to this. the citrus profile is amazing here, fresh and zesty but neither bitter nor acidic, clean and bright to me, delicate and even floral rather than citrusy somehow. its pale golden straw colored and real fizzy, head doesnt last real long but the bubbles do. lemon up front in the flavor, a tangerine type orange complexion, lemongrass, coriander seed, kiwi fruit and melon as well, bone dry, downright interesting on the fermentation, saison esters meet mature but mild brett, a drie type funk, its amazing. a little tartness too but not sour at all, i could have crushed the whole bottle and even a second one if i wasnt sharing. i can taste some crackery pils malt in here which is so nice with the lemon flavor, lemon curd character to it, just amazing. so lively and effervescent, feels almost healthy to me. these guys are positively killing it, i have loved just about everything i have ever had from them, glad to see them expand distribution recently!
Aug 14, 2018
Rated: 3.77 by jakea from Wisconsin

Aug 13, 2018
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Rated by Jugs_McGhee from Colorado

3.45/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
On-draught @ Jake Melnick's:

5.10% ABV. $8 per 10oz.

High B- / WORTHY
Jul 23, 2018
Ghost Lemons from Off Color Brewing
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 12 ratings