Moose Drool Brown Ale | Big Sky Brewing Company

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84
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2,712 Ratings
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Moose Drool Brown AleMoose Drool Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company
Montana, United States
bigskybrew.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,712
Reviews:
906
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
13.24%
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
485
For Trade:
4
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3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This dark fellow really brings a nice cream colored foamy head to the party. Just a bit of lacing remains with the fizzy film that can't hide a nearly opaque brown ale. Nice bit sweet maltiness on the nose that compliments the taste of sweet yet bitter roasted malts. The hop presence only peeks in with the bitterness and perhaps a shot of earthiness. Finish is largely absent of much aftertaste, as the only real lingering impression is similar to toasted marshmallow. Very easy drinking and uncomplicated this is.

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3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Hennepin tulip

A- pours dark brown, nearly black, with a one finger white head. Nice contrast between the darkness of the beer with the lightness of the head

S- nice aromas of cola and chocolate

T- a lot of chocolate flavor

M- pretty thin actually, disappointing

O- really good brown ale, which it was distributed around here

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3.4/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

pretty average brown ale here. pours a semitransparent weak coffee color with a minimal cream head. smells like sweet chocolate and caramel malt, even a touch of brown sugar. flavor is sweet and roasty, but lacking much of the complexity that i have come to appreciate in this style. feel is a bit watered down, and the sweetness hangs around in the mouth long after the swallow. overall a decent beer, but nothing special. sessionable but standard.

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3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

JD really pulled out everything tonight. Wel except that Dreadnaught. pour is a light brown with a small tight white head. Smell is nice and sweet. It smells balanced and drinkable. About what I want in a brown.

The taste is so good. Theres a nice balance that is lost in the big beers of the day. Its got this smooth characteristic that I associate with Diacteyl, but the buttery flavor is absent. Light roasty characteristic.

Basically, smooth, slightly sweet, and insanely drinkable.

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Moose Drool Brown Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 2,712 ratings.
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