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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
The name "Grey Lady" comes from the nickname for the often-foggy island for which it is brewed. This hazy, Belgian-style Wit emits a complex, earthy nose with sophisticated notes. The sift, malty mid-palate has wicked good zesty hints but gives way to a delectably dry finish. Quenching!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KickInChalice (860) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 1, 2012
From notes. First reviewed 2/12/2011. Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a pint glass. Out of the bottle Grey Lady pours a pale golden yellow color, hazy all the way through, with a rocky white cap that bubbles and fizzles away, disappearing after a few moments. The smell is pleasant and refined. Sweet malts, orange rind, coriander, and a bit of other spices. Sweet Belgian malt, with a touch of honey open the flavor. Cloves, coriander, and bit of soft orange rind add some depth. Spicy and lightly grassy on the back end without being overpowering. Slightly crisp on the tongue, while the sweetness prevents it from drying out. Light to medium bodied. This is simple and refreshing. This is the kind of beer that I like at a BBQ, to enjoy it and not need to think about it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - FEB 21, 2012
12oz Bottle. Aroma of salty female deodorant. Flavors are not much of an improvement. Messy soapy, detergent flavored beer with little resemblance to beer. Salty, sour, and thin, with some certain harshness. Offensive and undrinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cleverlobo (319) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Bottle; hazy yellow with medium white head; aroma-corriander, citrus, soap, some yeast; light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, medium body, slick feel, lively, long finish. Barely drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcmisko (356) - New York, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Pours a cloudy lemon yellow with a small white head. Smells like malt, spice, and citrus. Taste like lemons, spice, and some wheat. The lemon flavor is very strong, and taste mostly sour. I am pretty sure that lemon juice was used in the process of making this. I like a good sour ale, but this is too unbalanced to be one. There is some sweetness from the wheat, but it is over powered by the sourness. I could not finish a whole bottle of this, I poured it down the drain as it left the fresh scent of lemons, just like Pine Sol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jstraw (1965) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2012
Murky pale yellow with fair, creamy, white head / Delicate, soapy, and herbal nose / Light body, some sweetness, watery, with thin finish / Flavors of soap, herbs, and cream / So of like drinking shampoo. Peculiar and mediocre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9594) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2012
Draught at Rattle ’N’ Hum, NYC, on January 30, 2012
Cloudy yellow color, white head. Malty, herbal, some citrus taste, weak though. Moussy, a bit thin mouthfeel, low bitterness. Citrus, sweet scent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
chibuck (3510) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 4, 2012
bottle... ugly dark straw, watery ugly off white head... the aroma is terrible, lotion, aloe, wheat and spice, not good... taste is super sweet, candy, juice, generic with a bit of a sour finish... big time pass

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (7070) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 19, 2011
Tap at the airport in Boston, MA. Light golden color with orange highlights. The nose is sweet, some banana with a spicy ginger finish. The taste is moderately light and sweet, with a slightly bready finish. The palate’s watery, a slightly wet finish. Overall, OK, one of the better beers I’ve had at an airport :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (6385) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Bottle. My second Cisco beer tonight that was overly fizzy. Unlike the Bailey’s, this one is champagne-like in its fizziness, effervescent to a fault. Super light and barley yellow, this drinks like a fruit spritzer more than a beer, even a wit. Super sweet and puckeringly sweet, this is bordering into the Berliner weisse range. (#4403, 12/11/2011)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drfabulous (6676) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 4, 2011
22 ounce thanks to Brandon. Orange body. Zest. Some peach. Big coriander. Ok. Kind of odd finish.

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