Moose Drool Brown Ale
Big Sky Brewing Company

Moose Drool Brown AleMoose Drool Brown Ale
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Big Sky Brewing Company
Montana, United States
American Brown Ale
Ranked #242
Ranked #24,344
3.7 | pDev: 13.24%
Sep 27, 2023
Dec 16, 2001
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.
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
12oz can. Bottom stamp is '125235'.
Clear, amber brown colored body. One thick finger of tan head quickly subsides to a cap and ring. No lacing.
Aroma of toasted malt with a hint of caramel and chocolate. Slight spicy hops.
Taste is toasted malts with caramel and chocolate. Tea presence. Bright spicy hops. Close to unsweetened root beer in the aftertaste.
Thinner than medium mouth feel, but with a creamy texture. Drying finish. Okay carbonation.
I've had this many times in the past but first time reviewing. Solid brown ale, not too sweet, but with an experienced to style character.
Sep 27, 2023
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Rated by TjMckenzie from California

2.77/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3
Can review only. As far as an ale its par for the course. Nothing bad to say really, but nothing stands out as good either.
Sep 15, 2023
Rated: 3.73 by ctbeerman1 from Connecticut

Sep 01, 2023
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Reviewed by TheWaySheGoes from Illinois

3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
This is a well distributed beer, and is a good entry way beer for the style. However, there is nothing much that stands out. Mouthfeel is much too thin compared to the leaders in the style. It does have the smell and lacing down.
Aug 18, 2023
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Reviewed by odannyob from Colorado

4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
I'm a-kinda partial to these here Brown Ales & this'uns a mighty tasty one. And it's gosh-dern purty to look at, too. And as it sez on the back of the can: "We Make Water Fun" & that they do, yes-sir-re.
Enjoy some w/a dill pickle!
Aug 08, 2023
Rated: 3.95 by RochefortChris from North Carolina

Jul 29, 2023
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Reviewed by Beejay from Virginia

3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
A: brown in cookie with Ruby highlights. Small and fluffy tan head.

S; roasted grain, hints of brown bread and malt.

T: lightly sweet, with notes of brown bread and maple.

M: medium light body, moderate carbonation, and a light dry finish.

O: overall, a darn fine brown ale.
Jul 14, 2023
Rated: 3.73 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

Jul 03, 2023
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Reviewed by UWDAWG from Washington

3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a 12 ounce can into a tulip glass.

Look- Medium brown with an amber hue, no visible particulate, light brown creamy head, above average head retention, average lacing.

Smell- Toasted oats, biscuit, grassy, medium strength of scent.

Taste- Toasted oats, biscuit, earthy, medium strength of flavor.

Feel- Full body, average carbonation, highly creamy, mildly mouth watering finish.

Overall- Medium brown with a tint of amber and a creamy light brown head. Bouquet was dominated by malt with medium strength. Flavor was toasted oats and biscuit. Feel was full bodied and highly creamy. Overall this beer was overly malty with a simple flavor profile leading to a very average drinking experience.
Jun 30, 2023
Rated: 3.75 by MeIquiades from Illinois

Jun 28, 2023
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Rated by KGT426 from Missouri

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Excellent on draft, not so much out of the can. Still pretty good.
Jun 26, 2023
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Reviewed by NorsemanOne from Utah

3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Usually get mine in a stovepipe 19.2oz can ~ $2.50

Pours a dark chestnut brown with a tan sandy colored head

Some pine and malty aroma

taste follows, and is fairly light

Moderate to mild carbo, and a bit thin

Overall a good beer when I'm tired of lagers and need something a bit different with some toffee and caramel
Jun 05, 2023
Rated: 3.88 by tpauer from New Hampshire

Jun 04, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by dbauer from California

May 13, 2023
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Reviewed by MaddDoGG5150 from California

3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: pours a deep mahogany brown color, raspberry red amber color when held up to the light. A thick creamy foam head. Not the best retention, but leaves behind some sticky lacing.

Aroma: caramel malts, grain, dark chocolate. A hint brown sugar and molasses

Taste: Carmel Malt, grains, and a hint of spicy hops. An ever so slight touch of bitterness but finishes mostly clean.

Overall: This is a pretty tasty brown ale. It's quite balanced, and none of the flavors are overbearing or outdo the other. Quite surprised. 3.75 out of 5.
May 03, 2023
Rated: 3.74 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Mar 30, 2023
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Reviewed by SkyOverEvrythng from California

3.51/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Beautiful brown color. Disappointing head vanished quickly. Smells like a brown ale with overt malt and toast aroma. Taste was less than the aroma promised, mildly sweet with decent molasses and malted barley aroma in the mouth, but also some faint cardboard off-notes. Body and carbonation were as expected, fine.
I think I liked this more the first time I had it, a couple decades ago, but it was decent enough. Maybe transportation and cold chain integrity wasn't kind to this six-pack.
Feb 25, 2023
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Reviewed by AdmiralOzone from Minnesota

3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a crystal-clear reddish brown with a thick but short-lived tan cap. Decent lacing. Aroma is mild, malt and dark bread. Flavor follows the nose, just a touch sweet, malty and tasty. Feel is on the lighter side of medium bodied and lightly carbonated. Overall, a nice brown ale.
Feb 07, 2023
Rated: 4.04 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Jan 31, 2023
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Reviewed by Rsa88 from Missouri

4.16/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
My go to beer in the winter it's just heavy enough to enjoy without filling you up. Just a very solid brown ale that you can drink when you get home from work and kick your feet up.
Dec 30, 2022
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