1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Old Faithful Ale - Grand Teton Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Old Faithful AleOld Faithful Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
76
okay

88 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 88
Reviews: 53
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 88 | Reviews: 53 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by yuenglings:
Photo of yuenglings
yuenglings

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I recived this beer with my beer of the month shipment. it has a very nice light golden color with a small head and an even smaller amount af laceing.
As soon as you pour it into your glass there is a strong bread like smell after its in your glass for a little there is a sweet lemon smell with a little spice at the end. The taste is about the same but its very mild with the hops at the end.
The mouthfeel is very smooth, a little creamy with good carbonation.
I can see myself buying this brew agian and drinking alot of it in one sitting

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2009 18:37:00 | More by yuenglings
More User Reviews:
Photo of WoodBrew
WoodBrew

Illinois

3.51/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I picked this gem up in Hillside, SD at the Sick-n-Twisted brew pub. This is a solid beer from Grand Teton....its not amazing like some other pale ales but this beer just works. The beer poured a cloudy golden with white head that is leaving a lace. The scent carries pale malt and some fresh hop that leans toward bitter. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a sessionable beer and can be enjoyed most on warmer days.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 01:58:12 | More by WoodBrew
Photo of axxe
axxe

Maryland

4/5  rDev +21.2%

06-22-2014 21:07:10 | More by axxe
Photo of markjarema11
markjarema11

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

05-26-2014 12:31:48 | More by markjarema11
Photo of ToddKehoe
ToddKehoe


3/5  rDev -9.1%

04-14-2014 00:17:50 | More by ToddKehoe
Photo of ctwybeerguy
ctwybeerguy

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-26-2014 03:26:39 | More by ctwybeerguy
Photo of LoudRed
LoudRed

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

01-26-2014 01:20:24 | More by LoudRed
Photo of dillon_1005
dillon_1005

Wyoming

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

12-26-2013 04:21:22 | More by dillon_1005
Photo of outoffocus
outoffocus

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

12-22-2013 22:57:39 | More by outoffocus
Photo of feloniousmonk
feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.51/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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...

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 01:35:18 | More by feloniousmonk
Photo of tastymug
tastymug

Washington

3/5  rDev -9.1%

09-29-2013 18:53:56 | More by tastymug
Photo of TurdFurgison
TurdFurgison

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

08-19-2013 22:08:18 | More by TurdFurgison
Photo of meehandennis
meehandennis

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

08-02-2013 04:31:42 | More by meehandennis
Photo of harpus
harpus

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

08-01-2013 18:51:13 | More by harpus
Photo of jkball01
jkball01

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-11-2013 20:29:19 | More by jkball01
Photo of GossageBrewery
GossageBrewery

Missouri

3.7/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured this American Blonde Ale from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Poured a clear golden color, produced an average white head, decent retention and left some lacing on the glass. The aroma consisted of biscuity malt and floral hops. Light in body, there is a foundation of biscuity malt, that quickly gives way to lemon citric hops. Crisp, refreshing- excellent session beer. Enjoyed-

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 17:32:16 | More by GossageBrewery
Photo of Schlafly33
Schlafly33

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

06-20-2013 04:06:06 | More by Schlafly33
Photo of dcloeren
dcloeren

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-13-2013 15:54:32 | More by dcloeren
Photo of JVoyager
JVoyager

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

03-27-2013 02:11:31 | More by JVoyager
Photo of Hairrrrrrrr
Hairrrrrrrr

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-26-2013 01:45:25 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
Photo of Butchnasty
Butchnasty

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

03-05-2013 07:41:41 | More by Butchnasty
Photo of Michigan
Michigan

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

02-25-2013 07:09:02 | More by Michigan
Photo of JRod1969
JRod1969

New York

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

01-29-2013 01:26:12 | More by JRod1969
Photo of Chucker17
Chucker17

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

10-18-2012 01:15:52 | More by Chucker17
Photo of NilocRellim
NilocRellim

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -9.1%

09-17-2012 21:08:21 | More by NilocRellim
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Old Faithful Ale from Grand Teton Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.