Old Tollie | Grove Street Brewhouse

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Brewed by:
Grove Street Brewhouse
Washington, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by RedDiamond on 03-04-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews by RedDiamond:
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3.52/5  rDev 0%
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
3.52 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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