Moose Drool Brown Ale | Big Sky Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
2,720 Ratings
THE BROS
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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:
2,720
Reviews:
909
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
13.24%
 
 
Wants:
127
Gots:
489
For Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,720 |  Reviews: 909
Photo of jacobkaskel
4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Look: Deep brown, pretty opaque. When held up to light had beautiful dark red color

Smell: Initial smell is of hops, which eventually gives way to sweet chocolate and butterscotch

Taste: Nice and malty, faint touch of hop bitterness which eventually gives way to faint chocolate notes on the exhale.

Feel: Initially drank it pretty cold, had a very thin water-like consistency. As it warmed, it became more creamy and lingered on the palate for much longer.

Overall very drinkable beer, would pair well with some brisket.

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Photo of WunderLlama
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tap poured into glass at the the yard house

Brown, cola like liquid with a thin ring around the edge

Aroma of faint roast malts , whiff of chocolate and coffee

Roast malt taste with coffee and chocolate

Thin body

Nice beer

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Photo of BeerMeBruh
4.53/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpaceBeagle
3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MinerBob
4.13/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

By far my favorite Big Sky offering so far. Pours a deep amber with almost no head. The smell has some chocolate and coffee notes but the taste is more coffee. Smooth going down and a great swallow with no aftertaste. One of the best brown beers out there.

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Photo of Dreynolds1808
2.7/5  rDev -27%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of Big_Thirsty
4.6/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WickedBeer
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gboley
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JuiceMan818
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duvel1979
2/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Nage37
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andrewh995
3.41/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is incredibly balanced but I wish that they would up the intensity in the flavor. Hops, caramel, malt, sugar, chocolate, mild coffee. Great beer, I can see why it has such a cult following.

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Photo of SGR1220
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of S-Taylor
3.95/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of n2pux
3.33/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CSO
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jhartley
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tjb14
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of evergreen_machine
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jspencermorris
2.93/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

L: The color is a very deep and opaque brown. The head is relatively smooth and thin.

S: There is a faint odor of chocolate malt.

T: Initial over-carbonation quickly recedes to caramel notes, with very pleasant bitter-chocolately aftertaste. The sweet/bitter balance of the aftertaste is good.

F: Very smooth with a long-lasting carbonation.

O: Solid for a brown ale.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.01/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of joer40
3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Moose Drool Brown Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 2,720 ratings.
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