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Old Tollie - Grove Street Brewhouse

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Old Tollie
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 3.52
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Grove Street Brewhouse
Washington, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) | 5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: RedDiamond on 03-04-2010

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Reviews: 1 | Hads: 1
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3.52/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I drank an early version of this ale that probably won't be duplicated as I knew it. In fact, Old Tollie was originally intended as an IPA, but a mechanical malfunction complicated the brewing process resulting in this improvised recovery beer. Given the beer's unintentional design, it's remarkably complex and tasty. Outwardly, it resembles a simple pale ale. It's pale gold and sunny with minimal carbonation and no lace. But the malt profile is wonderfully twisted, with a gnarled nuttiness and a smell of pure honey. The lack of body was its only appreciable deficit.

Named for an historic timber railroad engine.

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Old Tollie from Grove Street Brewhouse
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