Moose Drool Brown Ale | Big Sky Brewing Company

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

12 oz. bottle served in a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear brown color with dark cherry hues around the edges. A two finger, off-white head forms on the pour and recedes slowly to a thick and bubble cap and collar. Sticky webs of lace are left across the glass.

S: The nose comprises of light chocolate, pale and oat malts and a touch of caramel sweetness.

T: Pale malts with a little lager-like quality to it. Light unsweetened chocolate with a little brown sugar sweetness. A little caramel and a smidgen of hoppy green.

M: Medium to light bodied. Nice carbonation with a smooth finish. The taste leaves a little quick, but it's very drinkable.

O: Very solid, mass produced brown ale. Big Sky has the recipe down and they shouldn't change it. Could drink a few in one sitting.

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Dark Ice Tea colored body with a creamy small head. Retention was horrible but left a decent umbrella of lacing, and a thin milky layer of head.

S- Roasted nuts; Walnuts, peanuts and pecans. Caramel and brown sugar. Has a lot of darker, warming flavours.

T & M - Follows closely behind the smell, with a kick of caramel in the backbone. Also, dried plums make their entrance after the beer warms up and adds a nice finish. The smooth, creamy feel makes it easy to drink and may even be my next desert. Medium bodied with a minimul presence of carbonation.
Overall its nice ABA. Not many can brew this and give it a balanced taste, but Moose Drool is decent, to say the least.

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Moose Drool Brown Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 2,730 ratings.
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