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Old 05-03-2010, 02:35 AM   #71
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Had my first Moose Drool this weekend.

Just...wow. That is one great beer. I'm seriously considering making my next batch the CYBI clone.


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Old 05-04-2010, 05:11 AM   #72
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I'll have to try it, keep hearing good stuff about it.


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Old 09-29-2010, 12:37 AM   #73
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I am brewing my moose drool inspired ale this Friday. I am using the hops that I have on hand and a 2 liter harvested bells yeast starter. I added some victory just to add another toasy, bread crust type of dimension to the beer. I hope it works out. I will ferment for 2 weeks primary then bottle.

Type: All Grain
Date: 3/4/2010
Batch Size: 6.00 gal
Boil Size: 7.58
Taste Notes: 2 liter bells starter, mash at 154

Ingredients

Amount Item Type % or IBU
10.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 84.18 %
1.25 lb Dark Crystal (75.0 SRM) Grain 10.52 %
0.25 lb Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 2.10 %
0.25 lb Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 2.10 %
0.13 lb Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM) Grain 1.09 %
0.70 oz Magnum [10.00 %] (60 min) Hops 20.9 IBU
1.00 oz Williamette [4.80 %] (5 min) Hops 2.9 IBU
1.00 oz Williamette [5.50 %] (1 min) Hops 0.7 IBU



Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.053 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.14 % %
Bitterness: 24.4 IBU Calories: 230 cal/pint
Est Color: 21.7 SRM

Looks good doesn't it? I am actually considering a small willamete dry hop..what do you think about that? Good idea or bad idea> ?
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:12 AM   #74
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Moose Drool made my top 10 list the first time I had it. I find it to be best at about 50°, you really get the full flavor.

I did the NB Caribou Slobber, and am not impressed. I've liked almost all of the other kits I've brewed from them, but this one is just not all that. It's been kegged for 3-4 weeks now, after spending 4-5 weeks in primary, and I don't find it to be anything like Moose Drool. Maybe it just needs some more conditioning time.
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:17 AM   #75
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Moose Drool only just became available at my local liquor store here in Dallas. A good friend of mine introduced me to it a few years back in MN. It's suuuuch a great beer. Easily makes my top 5 for session beers.
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Old 03-24-2011, 03:18 AM   #76
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It's been around Dallas for at least a couple of years.

As far as American Browns go it is definitely among the few I can stand.
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:48 PM   #77
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I used to not be a fan of it. I didn't think it was bad, but definitely my least favorite of Big Sky's offerings. However, I recently revisited it and it's gone up greatly in my estimation. I don't know if my tastes have shifted or they tweaked the recipe, but it is definitely a tasty brew.
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Old 04-02-2011, 12:42 AM   #78
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It seems like the beer guy at the specs in my neighborhood reads these forums, everytime I read a thread about some stupid good beer it shows up there a week later.

Either way I thought moose drool was too sweet, that just may be because my janet's brown ale became ready to drink a week ago and I've had nothing but it since then.
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Old 07-29-2011, 05:17 AM   #79
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Which stores in Dallas have the beer? Been looking for years!!!
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Central market, most liquor stores, etc. I've seen it around several gas stations as well.


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