What Does Moose Meat Taste Like?

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Moose meat has a flavor similar to venison or elk, but with a slightly gamier flavor. Some people compare moose meat to a steak with a coarse texture and a gamey flavor. A moose killed in the spring or summer typically has a more grass-fed taste.

Many people like to cook moose meat burgers by mixing the ground moose meat with ground pork. Smoking moose meat using wood chips is also very popular and helps tone down the gamey flavor. Smoking the meat keeps it moist. Moose meat tends to be dry if it’s overcooked. It can also be fried in butter or added to stew.