Moose Drool Brown Ale | Big Sky Brewing Company

Moose Drool Brown AleMoose Drool Brown Ale
2,747 Ratings
Moose Drool Brown AleMoose Drool Brown Ale

Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company
Montana, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

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.

Added by kbub6f on 12-16-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown in the glass but still somewhat opaque. Not the biggest head but some remnants will linger. Smell is average - smell is malty but not really distinct. Taste is very good - body yet still light at the same time. Vanilla and chocolate notes. A beer I've looked forward to tracking down again after first trying a few years ago.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Rich red brown. Almost purple. Thin light tan colored head. Looks like low carbonation.

S: Cinnamon and apple, dark caramel. Apple Jacks cereal.

T: Lighter than expected. Mild and sweet, dark molasses and caramel. Burnt toast.

M: Thin and tingly.

O: Pretty good beer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A solid brown ale, gaining popularity and for good reason. Newcastle is the standard brown ale in most American bars (I can only imagine its presence in England), but I've started to see Moose Drool at least offered as a second option at larger bars or replace Newcastle altogether. It's a much better beer. Medium body that's almost creamy and a nice nutty profile to it make it a much richer option for the same price. It's not a mind-blowing brown, but it's good.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Not quite sure why I've passed on trying this beer up to this point. This one has a nice nutty tone to it. The body is a bit thick, so there isn't a lot of room to deliver flavor character. It's consistent though. And I can dig it. Won't be a particularly memorable brew though.

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Moose Drool Brown Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 2,747 ratings
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