Moo Thunder Stout | Butternuts Beer & Ale

Moo Thunder StoutMoo Thunder Stout
BA SCORE
3.58/5
718 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
Ranking:
#38,073
Reviews:
337
Ratings:
718
pDev:
13.97%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
81
Trade:
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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

Photo of MisledTitan
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.22/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz can into a speiglau stout glass.

Color is thick black opaque with a nice slightly tan head.

Aroma is creamy milk roasty like a roast malt milk shake.

Taste is thin but really roasty.

Good stout great drinker.

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

Photo of billyanania
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nyg
3.9/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Another one that surprised me. The can just caught me eye. Very dark in color with an extra dark chocolate roasted coffee taste. Not heavy like most stouts but I'd drink again for sure. Very similar to other good milk stouts but a bit dryer on the end.

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Photo of midnightcowboy818
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of derekgw123
3.93/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jemes21
4.17/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vitamin_g
3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dtheleman10
4.13/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brocktune
3.27/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ryanmextorf
3.02/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Sorry to be the downer here... but this thing sucks. Pours a thin, watery blackish color with a decent finger and a half of head. Smells of roast. Thats about it. Almost identical to a porter, of which I'm not a huge fan. Mouthfeel was very, very thin, and the taste left quite a bit to be desired. Really just had a sweet, bitter roast character that lingered for some time on the back of the pallet. I guess for the price or someone who is just getting into craft this is fine. But I'll probably never drink this one again.

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Photo of FriedSlug
4.06/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PatrickCT
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FinkMeister
4.71/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great tasting stout. Nice color and nice dark head when poured.

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3.57/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

P- Giant Beer Garden in Hampden Township

A- dark black that is opaque. Light tan head with average lacing.

S- sweet toffee and milky nose with light caramel malt.

F- toffee and caramel with a milky sweetness

M- creamy smooth body that is very easy to put back.

O- a good milk stout. simple and to the point and well balanced.

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Photo of rack0flamb
3.92/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JLo9
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of mflamar
3.11/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Moo Thunder Stout from Butternuts Beer & Ale
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 718 ratings
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