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Moose Drool Brown Ale - Big Sky Brewing Company

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Moose Drool Brown AleMoose Drool Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

1,960 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,960
Reviews: 820
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.21%
Wants: 72
Gots: 101 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
It's chocolate brown in color with a creamy texture. A malty beer with just enough hop presence to keep it from being too sweet. The aroma mostly comes from the malt with a hint of spice added by the hops. Moose Drool is brewed with pale, caramel, chocolate, and whole black malts; and Kent Goldings, Liberty, and Willamette hops.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-16-2001)
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Claybo

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I've had this in both bottle, and can. I think I prefer can, as there is not much better than throwing these back out of a can, all day on the river. This, however, is a bottle review, as I cannot seem to recall much from my can/river experience.

A: Chocolate brown, like a labrador. Nice creamy off white head that lasts. Lower carbonation. Seemingly opaque.

S: Chocolate, booze.

T: Chocolate, booze. I like the chocolate notes, but the booziness is a bit overpowering. It does leave me nice and warm, so that's not in all a bad thing. It's strange that the alcohol is so overpowering to me in this, since the ABV is only at 5%. I didn't notice this when drinking from the can.

M: Creamy, low carbonation, smooth and slick.

O: I love this beer, not only for its flavor and overall characteristics, but also for the memories it conjures. I prefer it from the can, and out in the middle of nowhere, as opposed to in from a bottle on a random Saturday night. I saw someone compare it to Newcastle, but, in my opinion, they aren't even close. This would make a great dessert beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 04:18:42 | More by Claybo
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Moose Drool Brown Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,960 ratings.