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Old Faithful Ale - Grand Teton Brewing Co.

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87 Ratings
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 15.45%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grand Teton Brewing Co. visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Old Faithful Ale is golden blonde in color with a crisp body and light malt sweetness. We cold conditioned this ale to give it a pleasantly smooth character and dry palate. The domestically grown noble hops give this beer a light, floral hop aroma, making it exceptionally easy to drink.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-16-2002)
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Reviews by jdskinns:
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jdskinns

Illinois

2.48/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a yellow/golden color. Very transparent without a lot of bubble activity in the glass. Fizzy head that doesn't last long after pouring.

Smell - Very weak aroma, not a lot going on when it comes to smell.

Taste - A slight hop/bitter taste when it first hits the tongue that very quickly fades away to a watery nothing. Not at all what I would expect from an APA.

Mouthfeel - Very light mouthfeel, almost like water with carbonation.

Drinkability - Only real redeeming quality of this beer I guess is that you can drink more than one based on the fact its so light. All the other characteristics make it kind of a struggle to get down though.

Kind of reminded me of something along the Bud/Miller line of beers.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2009 00:30:22 | More by jdskinns
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3.51/5  rDev +6.4%
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A Taste of the Tetons, Pale Golden, Old Faithful Ale, Yellowstone's Finest. Brewed and bottled by Grand Teton Brewing Co., 430 Old Jackson Hole Hwy, Victor, ID

Lightly clouded, golden appearance, slim and slender, beautiful ivory head.

Aromatics: grainy right off the bat, crisp maltiness is king. Fruity esters, apricot and orange, some sweetness. Mmm, mmm. If I stretched my nostrils further, I'd start talking about bubblegum and bananas, but I'm glad I stopped before that happened.

Taste: smooth, clean, lightly malty, just a little sweet, and, yeah, a bit strong. Malt sweetness grows and grows, and could be a little light, I'm just saying.

Bright. Fruity. Malty. Tasty. A tiny bit lesser-bodied than I'd like. Could use some more…some more something. Just a bit more complexity and flavor. That's be nice.

I didn't know this was an "American Blonde" when I had it, fooled myself into thinking it was a Belgian golden ale, without the alcoholic punch. Probably a good reason why I found it so uninspired. Didn't match it up with what I imagined it was supposed to be…if that makes sense...

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Old Faithful Ale from Grand Teton Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.