Moo Thunder Stout | Butternuts Beer & Ale

BA SCORE
81
good
715 Ratings
Moo Thunder StoutMoo Thunder Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Butternuts Beer & Ale
New York, United States
butternutsbeerandale.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Risser09 on 03-26-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
715
Reviews:
337
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
13.97%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
80
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 715 |  Reviews: 337
Photo of smi69
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fosters9
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tjcamm
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zazzi82
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zorak1066
3.01/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

stout in a can! interesting... so I bought it at my grocer and cracked one open. pours a nice dark roasted malt color (almost black) as a stout should. lacing is kind of weak.. head a short stack of foam. some roasted malt and coffee and dark chocolate in the nose. taste: I asked myself out loud 'wheres the hops?' there isn't much bitter, nor is there much of any hop flavor. if I had to guess at the ibus I would hazard around 15 ibus tops. .. but then milk stouts aren't heavily hopped to begin with. the roasted malt and dark chocolate are okay but not great. the mouth feel to me seemed rather watery. I would have guessed that the abv was no more than 4%. ive had worse and better.. and made better as well. I give it a solid 3 out of 5. it is ok but I would not go out of my way for it.

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Photo of hophugger
3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Lots of coffee and chocolate in the aroma and the taste. Just a touch too subdued, would have liked a little more boldness. Overall, though, it has a little feel like chocolate milk, which is ok with me, lol.

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Photo of GRG1313
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hybo11
4.93/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This has become my go to beer for the winter. It's just an awesomely balanced stout that isn't boring yet isn't over the top. It's super drinkable. At $10 per six pack retail you can't beat the value either. This beer is really underrated.

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Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.92/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GMan310
4.27/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

great smooth stout very thick and nice.

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Photo of micropale
3.78/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.87/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigbutter
3.84/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrob21
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of csipe1
4.43/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CharlesK
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LeftHanded666
3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Furlinator
3.41/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Magister_Beav
1.03/5  rDev -71.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of DuaneL
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is thick and rich; but amazingly only 4.9%, which is very appealing. A contender with Left Hand's Milk Stout, for sure. Worth looking into other beers from this brewery. Found at Elkton.

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Photo of ClavisAurea
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 57md
3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown with ruby edges and a finger of beige head. The nose is pleasantly roasty. The flavor has bitter and roasty notes with a body that is just a bit light for the style.

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Photo of augustgarage
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz can into a small nonic.

Opaque seal brown liquid is capped by an active camel raft of delicate soft peaks. Ropy lacing, no legs. Adequate retention.

Low roast malt notes with hints of cocoa and hint of cheap tobacco in the nose.

Moderately astringent palate entry with notes of Darjeeling and baker's chocolate. Slowly building roast adds a secondary bittersweet note binding the flavors together. Very low hop presence, and some lingering sugar in the otherwise dry finish. Toasted malt throughout. Well balanced.

Creamy, medium-bodied, eminently drinkable, with decent carbonation.

A good example of the style, simple without being simplistic, and a good value compared to the extremely limited options otherwise found on the shelf for this style in SoCal (while not quite as good as Left Hand, this beer is 70% cheaper at my local).

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Photo of hopley
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Moo Thunder Stout from Butternuts Beer & Ale
3.58 out of 5 based on 715 ratings.
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