Photography By: Tim Ehrenberg & Cisco Brewers

No trip to Nantucket is complete without enjoying a beverage (or two) from Cisco Brewers. Whether you head out to their lively spot in Cisco or order one of their drinks at an in-town island bar, all authentic Nantucketers should have a go-to Cisco drink that reflects their personality. For insight into your own, check out N Magazine’s thoughts on what your favorite Cisco beverage says about you.


Whale’s Tale

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You are stable and balanced, just like the taste of the Whale’s Tale. You like your beer, like your life, to not fall into any extremes. Yin and yang are parts of your daily mantra, and you probably balance work and play with ease. So it’s no wonder you go for the medium amber, medium bodied, and deliciously smooth Whale’s Tale.

Blueberry Lemonade

You enjoy simplicity and dependability, and understand that if something’s not broken, don’t fix it. Cisco’s blueberry lemonade combines their 888 Blueberry Vodka, lemonade and club soda for a cocktail that is easy to make at home or order at a loud and busy bar, and is sure to hit the spot every single time.

Sankaty Light Lager


You’re an all-American. You love a great barbeque and spending the Fourth of July on the beach with a crisp and refreshing red can of Sankaty Light in hand. You were first drawn to the beer because of its namesake, the Sankaty Head Lighthouse, but you stick with it because nothing tastes more patriotic than a cold Sankaty Light on a hot summer’s day.


With a Cisco cider in hand, you show that you enjoy living life in the moment instead of worrying about the past or the future. You consider yourself someone who stays on top of current trends and love those low-key summer days and summer nights. Maybe you’re gluten-free and that’s what drew you in initially, but chances are you’re just in it for the taste!

Hurricane Punch

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You know that “all work and no play” is no way to live life, and you don’t care if Nantucket is geographically in New England… it’s still a tropical paradise in your book! While sipping Cisco’s Hurricane Punch, a combo of their mystery rum and tropical juices, you can almost hear Caribbean rhythms playing in the background.

Grey Lady

You are mysterious and no one ever sees you with a beer in hand unless it’s a Grey Lady. This light beer goes down nice and easy, so the non-beer drinkers out there can still appreciate and enjoy. A Belgian wheat beer with coriander, cardamom, and grains of paradise, you’ll spot her green case from across the room and it’ll be love at first sip.

Pumple Drumkin

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You’re much more than just a “summer person.” If you love the Pumple Drumkin, or have even had a chance to try it, you’ve been on island past summer’s end. This seasonal beer comes just in time to correspond with the crowds and temperatures easing up on island, when locals start to hunker down for a crisp fall.

Blue Haired Lady

You are efficient with your time, so you combine two drinks into one. Not everyone would think it’s a good idea to top off a Grey Lady beer with 888 Blueberry Vodka, but you know the sweet vodka mixed with the more bitter beer creates a perfectly complementary beverage for your palate.


As if you didn’t already know, Cisco Brewers has something to satisfy everyone, no matter how differing your taste buds and personality. With a beer list that continuously changes, seasonal additions like eggnog and even five different sangrias on tap, we suggest you head out to the brewery to find the drink to suit your every mood.

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