Moose Drool Brown Ale | Big Sky Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
2,723 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good
Read the review
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:
2,723
Reviews:
909
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
13.24%
 
 
Wants:
127
Gots:
491
For Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,723 |  Reviews: 909
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.

 256 characters

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.

 200 characters

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.

 378 characters

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

Photo of Andrewharemza
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gemini6
3.86/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Moose Drool Brown Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 2,723 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.

    Learn More
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.

    Learn More
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Learn More