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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

1,961 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 1,961
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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teromous

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4.38/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark brown in color with shades of dark red. Lots of carbonation, with an eggshell white head. Mild head retention, with some foam lingering around the top. Spotty lacing. Very good clarity.

S: Coffee comes through at first, with lots of mild roasted scents. I also pick up some scent that is similar to butter toffee or toffee popcorn. No hop aroma comes through. Pleasant smell.

T: Very faint coffee flavors along with an extremely milt bitter backbone...almost no bitterness but just enough to offset the very mild sweetness. There is a light sweetness that comes through like a nut-bread flavor. Very light mineral quality to the beer as well, like drinking spring water.

M: Feels light bordering on medium, very mellow. Very very light bitterness. Very smooth and an easy drinker. Feels very wet, with no astringency.

O: Overall I really enjoyed the beer and would buy it again. Overall I liked the slight nutty character and roasted coffee character in the beer the most. I didn't have any problems with the beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 17:35:10 | More by teromous
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Moose Drool Brown Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
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