Bigfoot Beer, Part 2

About a month ago I mentioned reading about a beer named Bigfoot Barleywine-style Ale. Well, I found some of it on sale at my local beer store and just had a bottle of it. It's very good, but also very strong (almost 10% alcohol content), so I doubt that it would agree with anyone who's used to light American lagers. While I was at the store I also noticed a beer called Moose Drool, so I had to get some of that also. It'll be a night of Bigfoot and Moose Drool for me. Wish me luck.


Posted on Fri Mar 18, 2005



Drool Rools cool smile
Posted by ~k~  in  Great Northwest  on  Fri Mar 18, 2005  at  09:38 PM
Good luck Alex.

I've found label s like that are, quite unfortunately, crap beer. I wish they weren't, I'd love my email to be ialwaysdrinkbigfoot@yahoo or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Well, what can you do when you don't own a brewery?

Mmmmmmm, moose drool.
Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Fri Mar 18, 2005  at  10:13 PM
By the way, that email, if it works, is not mine. I'm not sure why it turned one email into a link and not the other email.

Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Fri Mar 18, 2005  at  10:15 PM
Yup, the period at the end of the sentence screwed it all up. No wonder I suck at programming.
Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Fri Mar 18, 2005  at  10:18 PM
Hey, Alex, if you want a bottle of real moose drool, let me know and I'll fill one up for you while I'm here in Alaska.

tongue wink
Posted by Big Gary C  in  Fairbanks, Alaska  on  Fri Mar 18, 2005  at  10:44 PM
Hey, I like Moose Drool! All my Montanan friends swear by it! It's not a joke beer really, it may have started as one but it seems to have developed something of a cult following. AND it's pretty darn good.
Posted by Anne  on  Sat Mar 19, 2005  at  12:42 AM
Its hard to judge beer quality from a label and many of the better american craftbrewers like playfull names and labels as well. So you just have to try them all to see if you like them wink

It looks like the Moose Drool isn't half bad:

Posted by Jonas Haase  in  Munich  on  Sat Mar 19, 2005  at  03:41 AM
Moose Drool was excellent. It's a dark beer with what seemed to me like a hint of a vanilla flavor (or was that the flavor of the drool?). Very nice. The Bigfoot Ale was also excellent. I'd gladly have them both again.
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Sat Mar 19, 2005  at  08:36 AM
Hey, Moose Drool's from Montana? I'm only 2 hours north of the border.

Maybe I will yet be known as ialwaysdrinkmoosedrool


What's it worth? Yes, I know, its weight in gold, but how much cash for how many?
Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Sat Mar 19, 2005  at  08:47 AM
How much did moose drool cost? I can't actually remember. But I wouldn't say it was cheap.

I'm one of those people who just throws things in the shopping cart without looking at the price. Drives my wife crazy.
Posted by The Curator  in  San Diego  on  Sat Mar 19, 2005  at  09:02 AM
I know it will be cheaper than here. I AM in Canada, the land of overtaxed alcohol. We pay anywhere from $18 during the day to $24 at night where I live for 12 beer.

And a 26 oz bottle of tequile here is $32.
Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Sat Mar 19, 2005  at  09:22 AM
Tequile? Wow, how'd that slip by?
Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Sat Mar 19, 2005  at  09:23 AM
Moose drool, my favorite thirst quenching beverage! Those labels are great.

I actually had a dream about a drooling moose once. The moose was on the cover of a greeting card, drooling in the moonlight.
Posted by Reynard Muldrake  on  Sat Mar 19, 2005  at  09:52 AM
Come to Australia mate. The real beers are found here
Posted by Peter Mount  in  Melbourne, Australia  on  Sun Mar 20, 2005  at  04:43 AM
Yes, aussie beer - most common is VB, Carlton, or XXXX (Yes, the inspiration for naming the Last Continent on Discworld! No, there are no places called Dijibringabeeralong.) BTW, not a beer drinker...
Posted by Smerk  in  to mischief  on  Sun Mar 20, 2005  at  10:48 PM
British beer is... interesting too.
Proper beer!
Posted by Boo  in  The Land of the Haggii...  on  Mon Mar 21, 2005  at  02:42 AM
You can make a Montana black and tan with Moose Drool and Scapegoat, another beer by Big Sky brewery.
Posted by Nikki  in  Missoula, Montana  on  Mon Mar 21, 2005  at  09:26 AM
Don't forget to try Bear Whiz Beer.
Posted by RP  on  Tue Mar 22, 2005  at  01:31 PM
grin My wife and I drink moose drool 95% of the time. I home brew, but love Moose Drool. Have made a couple of beers like it, but find it bottled or on tap at almost all the places we go.
cool smile
Posted by Dennis  in  Columbia Falls, MT, USA  on  Tue Mar 22, 2005  at  06:57 PM
And to think, I just passed up an opportunity to buy a bottle of Fat Bastard wine. I think I'm gonna go back to the store and grab one just for posterity.
Posted by Ponygirl  on  Sun Mar 27, 2005  at  01:52 AM
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