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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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!


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrmartin (667) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Hazy yellow pour with off-white head. Nose is citrus, herbals. Soapy citrus and herbal tea notes. Light body. Sticky finish. Kinda flat mellow and tangy.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
12th August 2014
GBBF Day 1. Bottle share. Hazy gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and crisp and semi dry. Minerals. Mild malts. Nice lemon that reminds me of Earl Grey, but I guess that is the power of suggestion and association. Touch of orangey basil Light crisp finish. Very light and tasty.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
notalush (4839) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Can - looks pretty good - hazy gold with a frothy head - very dry and kind of uncommon for a wit - it’s a spiced wheat, all right, but it tastes like sage, clove, white pepper - not much else going on character wise aside from the strong spice character - meh.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (8145) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF. Bottle shared. Hazy pale yellow color, small white head. Smell and taste are a bit weird, lightly grainy, wheat, yeasty, slightly bitter, a weird kind of herbal fruitiness. Hmm, don’t really like it. Drinkable though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niall73 (1707) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Pours pale straw. Lightly peppery aroma. Light body. Lemon, pepper and a light sweetness... Easy drinking. It’s fine.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerViking (2445) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle at Chriso’s. Golden with a musty nose, herby spicy body, dry, little bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (31110) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild spiced and herbal hoppy. Bitter, toasted malty and spiced. Slight herbal. Dry and bitter into the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scopey (6726) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle at GBBF 2014. It pours clear golden with a small white head. The nose is grainy, spicy, wheat, toilet cleaner, ginger and cereal. The taste is crisp, bitter, mild acidity, ginger, pepper, grainy, cereal, wood and straw with a dry, spicy finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. One-dimensional and spicy. No good..

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Handypaul (200) - - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear yellow with a small immediately disappearing creamy white head that leaves no lace. Faint aroma of citrus and grass. Very light body, lightly bitter taste, thin texture, average carbonation, light grassy and hay flavors and a brief bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ByTheirLimpin (12) - New York, USA - JUL 19, 2014
On tap at one of my favorite spots for hanging on a Saturday afternoon. Hazy pale straw. Had a head on the pour which was gone before I set it down. Very subtle flavor, a little citrus, almost to the point of finding a banana there somewhere. Not what I expected for whit, but served the same person on a hot summer afternoon. Overall a pleasing drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (873) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Hazy yellow no head; aroma is mildly citrusy herbal and spicy(lemongrass); Flava is citrusy and slightly tart then fresh grainy; feels light flat; finishes dry grainy/wheat and semi tart; nice wheat beer but shouldn’t be called a Belgian wit; rename the style and gain points


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