Moose Drool Brown Ale | Big Sky Brewing Company

Moose Drool Brown AleMoose Drool Brown Ale
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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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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap in Vegas at The Pub at Monte Carlo

A - Impressive deep and thick brown foam. Lacing coated the glass. Poured dark brown. Just about as impressive a pour as I have seen.

S - Scents of fresh malt, some sweet fruit (berries), and a bit of cocoa.

T - Drank well. Flavor had a bit of chalky cocoa to go with the malty tastes. A residual sweetness makes this very tasty.

M - A great session beer and perfect with a meal. Just a tiny bite of hops rounds this out well.

O - Can't get this be me, and was glad to seek it out. One of the better browns you can find at a good craft bar.

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3.76/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into snifter.

A- Dark brown ale with slight reddish tinge, off-white one-finger head with nice staying power.

S- Interesting ... not easy to place. certainly a brown malt, but also something a bit solvent-like on top of it. Slight cocoa.

T- Sweet, then some hop bitterness, followed by cocoa finish.

M- medium to thick body, smooth, leaves mouth feeling a bit coated.

O- The smell if a bit odd, but the rest of the beer is #winning. I look forward to having one of these again soon.

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of JuicesFlowing
4.38/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a conical pint glass.

The beer is a deep mahogany with a faint tint of ruby through the light. A mocha colored head recedes to a bubbly film with nice solid rings of lacing staying around for a while.

The aroma is buttery up front, with a nice biscuit backbone. Faint roasted malts and floral notes swirl around in there as well.

The taste is buttery sweet up front like the smell, but followed by a mellow nutty body. Also, some woody notes persist. A nice bright, almost spicy finish.

The mouthfeel is crisp, clean, and medium to light.

Overall, one of my favorite brown ales. Well easy to session.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +35.1%

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2/5  rDev -45.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Nice clear brown
S: Smells a little off... like tree bark or so.
T: Tastes a lot like a porter. Malty and roasty.
Mouthfeel: Smooth. No lingering flavors
Overall a slightly above average beer. There's nothing bitter about it and it reminds me of a porter.

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4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A brown ale. Not a lot of head, the color is a whitish tan. There is a sharpness of flavor in the first sip, it then smooths out. The hops are powerful, I would guess multiple kinds. This is a medium-light body. I taste the cocoa, which then leads me to a smokey finish. The taste is too complex to think about, there must be a lot of ingredients in this brew. It keeps me thinking.
3.9 rating for me.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Moose Drool Brown Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
Beer rating: 54.7% out of 100 with 2,742 ratings
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