RATINGS: 1439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Moose Drool is our Brown Ale. Far and away the best selling beer brewed in Montana, Moose Drool is chocolate brown in color with a creamy texture. Our brown ale is a malty beer with just enough hop presence to keep it from being too sweet. The aroma also mostly comes from the malt with a hint of spiciness being added by the hops. Moose Drool is brewed with pale, caramel, chocolate, and whole black malts; and Kent Goldings, Liberty, and Willamette hops. It has an original gravity of 13 degrees Plato, and is 4.2% alcohol by weight, 5.3% by volume.
Note: ABV went down to 5.1%.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (14100) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2006
Draft in Billings, MT. Dark brown color with an average frothy off-white head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Moderate sweet nutty aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture. Medium sweet flavor with a smooth sweet finish that lasted. This beer would go well with a good cigar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kimcgolf (872) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - JUN 25, 2006
Poured from a 12 oz. bottle to a dark brown color with hints of red, thick tan head and good lacing. Aroma was very much a nutty malt. Chocolate and caramel malts dominated the flavor. Had an okay finihhs, but nothing spectacular. Not bad for a Brown Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebaldwizard (1206) - Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2006
"Moose Drool gets bonus points for the great name of course, but it also has some other selling points. The pour is dark brown with a decent tan head that leaves minimal lacing. The aroma is not very strong in any direction, but you can detect some sweet malts. The mouthfeel is good for this style--full and rounded out. The tastes are of roasted malt and some wood with a very faint hint of chocolate. Not a bad brown at all."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jujutsuweasel (6) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 21, 2006 does not count
I cant get enough of this stuff. Nice chocolate head (I usually order it on tap) and dark brown color. Good, all-mouth encompassing flavor that involves every one of my taste buds. Its the brown that drinks like a meal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beachbum25 (1086) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - JUN 17, 2006
12 oz Bottle-Trade w/after4ever Poured a dark reddish brown color w/a big, foamy, tan head. Looked like a root beer. Nice nutty, roasted aroma. Malty, roasted, nutty taste. Some coffee & chocolate sweetness. Some hops to balance it out. Big flavor, long finish, creamy, malty, roasted. Good example of a Brown Ale. Thanks for the bottle!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beastiefan2k (3771) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - JUN 16, 2006
12 oz Bottle from Degarth, received it today. In the fridge for about 3 hours. I thought I would rate this just because its rare for me to come across a beer from Montana. This is one of very few states allowing drinking and driving thus one would think there would be more beer in circulation. I like the moose on the label, its just screams Montana. My bottle has a slightly different label however. Just took that label off and definitly keeping it. I also love this beer claim to fame: "far and away the best selling beer in Montana." That must be some stiff competition. One rarely sees a statement about alcohol by weight, must be important in Montana. Oh and the beer... well it is what it is. A brown ale thats nothing special and nothing bad, just some extra wet forresty hop in the aroma. I do enjoy the nutty sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bfeldmann (1050) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 14, 2006
"Poured dark dark brown with a tan head lacing was great. Aroma was of chocolate and nutty, more hops aroma as it warmed. Flavor was dead on, chocolate roasted malts and nutty as it warmed. Mouthfeel was nice and creamy wish i had a bunch more of these. "

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2006
this little moose bellows out (in a slightly asthmatic way) a fairly nice aroma that suggests some of the same raw materials that go into some much bigger moose... uh, i mean beers. those scents are enticing--nice tones of cashew, potting soil and a smudge of oak, date and chocolate-- but this modest brown seems to be designed to fit into a tight lunch schedule, because theres essentially too much water in the glass for the flavor to get much traction (remember, moose like a lot of water). the moose in question drooled a wealth of clear spiddle the color of well-roasted coffee beans, while giving off a russet sheen. the head meanwhile was as ample, impressively firm, and as bone-tan as any big alaskan bulls antlers. the flavor is nutty and pleasantly malty, with just a nod of peachy sweetness and toast, and an even less emphatic nod to hops (moose hate excessive nodding). still, somehow the spare malts and a equally meager lemon-rind bitterness of this pocket-moose join hands (or hooves) with nimble balance to span the body in a way that keeps it from being a total light-weight.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AZeagle (11) - Cave Creek, Arizona, USA - JUN 12, 2006
12 oz bottle. Poured out a very nice dark ruby/brown. A great head with a lot of staying power. Reminds me initially of a porter. The flavor is very uinque, sweet, chocolatey, but just enough hop bite to keep it balanced. This is a beer I could drink all night if I had to...or even if I didnt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 12, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2007 Despite the name, this is actually a pretty decent beer. A small bit of northwestern hops in the nose and a nice sweet malty flavor. Tasted like a Fat Tire with amped up flavor/aroma. Very nice.

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