Cisco Brewers Whale’s Tale Pale Ale

Cisco Brewers, Nantucket, MA
Whale’s Tale Pale Ale
Pale Ale
1 pt 6 oz bottle

Suggested food pairing: pan-seared white fish served with a blood orange tamari chili sauce, roasted asparagus, sweet potato, and a yogurt-cucumber salad

The flagship beer of Cisco Brewers is a cool and relaxed food-friendly pale ale. It has some pleasant lavender notes and a fairly vibrant amber color. We poured it, drank it, and ate. It’s not the kind of beer that begs for your attention, which is exactly what you need in circumstances where you should be paying attention to something else.

“Say you are in the country; in some high land of lakes. Take almost any path you please, and ten to one it carries you down in a dale, and leaves you there by a pool in the stream. There is magic in it. Let the most absent-minded of men be plunged in his deepest reveries—stand that man on his legs, set his feet a-going, and he will infallibly lead you to water, if water there be in all that region. Should you ever be athirst in the great American desert, try this experiment, if your caravan happen to be supplied with a metaphysical professor. Yes, as every one knows, meditation and water are wedded for ever“(Melville, “Loomings”, Moby Dick, 1851).

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~ by Perry S. on April 27, 2010.

One Response to “Cisco Brewers Whale’s Tale Pale Ale”

  1. That meal sounds delicious!

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