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Moose Drool
« on: May 20, 2011, 02:00:15 AM »
I have to drive a good ways to get this for $10 a six-pack. Factor in fuel and... Anyway as a Brown ale fan I thought commercial just doesn't cut it. Pete's Wicked ale is a bit too sour and under-hopped for me, and it's made just across town.

Now Moose Drool. Oooweee! Very bold malty roasty dark chocolate flavors backed up by a decent hop bitterness. Balanced. Not sour. Is that a bit of dark dried fruit in there? Prunes? Caramel aroma. Hop aroma absent.

I'd love to get this on tap.
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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2011, 04:14:50 AM »
Check out the Jamil Show's Can You Brew It:  http://thebrewingnetwork.com/shows/482
The folks at the BN talk to the brewmaster and eek out a recipe from him.  I think they were able to clone it.  The recipe can be found at:
http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=13046&start=30
I look forward to brewing it so I, too, can have it on tap.

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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2011, 04:42:45 AM »
I love the stuff, can only get it when I visit family in CO.  Their house yeast is the London ESB (Fuller's) strain.

Another Brown Ale that I liked when I vistied CO last year was Upslope Brewing's Brown Ale (just called Brown Ale).  It came in cans and was ~6.5% IIRC but it was really good...or maybe it was because of a long day on the slopes.

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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2011, 06:30:33 AM »
Sometimes we can even get it in cans, it makes a great horseshoe pitching or swimming pool beer.  It's definitely my favorite American brown ale.
I'd really just rather be brewing in sunny Carlsbad New Mexico

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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2011, 06:37:43 AM »
When I was in Montana several years ago...I just couldn't stop drinking this fine beer especially when it's fresh. Great beer!
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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2011, 07:42:02 AM »
I'll vouch for the BN recipe.  Tasty stuff. 

Just made another version on Tuesday, but scaled the gravity down a tad (1.043 OG) and WAY upped the hops (45 IBU but most in last 15min).  Super session brown india ale?

The original is great outta the can in the backcountry.

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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2011, 11:42:54 AM »
I was lucky enough to get it in the can.

Getting water ready for a Brown ale. Not a MD but inspired by.
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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2011, 11:44:44 AM »
I was lucky enough to get it in the can.

Nononononono....I WILL NOT make the comment....;)
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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2011, 11:48:53 AM »
I was lucky enough to get it in the can.

Nononononono....I WILL NOT make the comment....;)

In retrospect I prolyl could have phrased that better... :)
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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2011, 01:09:36 PM »
I was lucky enough to get it in the can.

Nononononono....I WILL NOT make the comment....;)

In retrospect I prolyl could have phrased that better... :)
It wouldn't be nearly as funny.  ;D
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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2011, 01:23:56 PM »
Just had a Humbolt Brown (hemp ale)

Awesome brew.

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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2011, 10:04:35 PM »
I was lucky enough to get it in the can.

Nononononono....I WILL NOT make the comment....;)

First off, HILARIOUS!!!
  Second......When I was in Ohio, I heard a lot about Moose Drool, and wondered what the attraction was. When I got to Idaho, it was the first beer I bought. Now I know. Mosse Drool is awesome! I even use it in my chilli, and BBQ sauce.
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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2011, 07:41:07 AM »
Isn't NB's Caribou Slobber supposed to be close to this?
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Re: Moose Drool
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2011, 06:26:10 PM »
Isn't NB's Caribou Slobber supposed to be close to this?

It reminds me a little of Speakeasy's Prohibition Ale, which is hoppier but still in that caramel-y range.
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