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Mountain Goat Steam Ale - Mountain Goat Beer Pty Ltd

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Mountain Goat Steam AleMountain Goat Steam Ale

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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: laituegonflable on 07-08-2009)
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Reviews by jarmby1711:
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Overall a beer just above average.
Hazy and light it had a slightly sour note to both the taste and the smell , which I always associate with yeast and dont find particularly satisfying .
Certainly a nice enouh brew , perhaps more suited to really hot weather

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2012 03:05:52 | More by jarmby1711
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

07-12-2014 03:01:59 | More by CaptainHungry
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

05-01-2014 12:41:40 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

02-20-2014 18:22:37 | More by Bobhoya
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2.28/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Poured this at a good temperature with a very fizzy, then scummy head. Aroma was abundant tropical fruit with some yeast and hop. Flavor's a bit more traditionally steam, but not much. The heavy carbonic tang hinders. Body's a tad thin. Finish is like flavor, not very balanced, too long lasting. Never want another. Very minimally similar to a steam beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 12:43:11 | More by drpimento
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South Carolina

3.16/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330ml bottle 4.5% ABV bb 29 Jan 2014 Purchased and consumed in NZ in Dec. 2013.

Pale, hazy golden-yellow body with a fine white head, and champagne-like visible carbonation .

Feel: Light and thin body with medium-high carbonation.

Aroma: sweet and fruity with some bready malt in the background.

Flavor: lemony white bread with a touch of spicy hops.

O: A poor imitation of the original Anchor Steam. Not bad but not worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 02:35:11 | More by chinchill
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

09-12-2013 01:59:14 | More by Agentveba
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

08-17-2013 07:57:17 | More by magpieken
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

07-10-2013 11:39:55 | More by KalanM
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

06-16-2013 13:59:59 | More by adityashekhar
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3.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy golden color with a nice head that fades to good lacing.

S: Aroma of citrus with some malt sweetness and grain.

T: Taste of mild malt sweetness with some fruit and spice. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Fairly light body, crisp, smooth and refreshing.

O: NIce beer that goes down quite easy. Good for a few.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2013 02:19:56 | More by soju6
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

05-22-2013 04:02:37 | More by pin
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

04-12-2013 05:28:39 | More by XsoldoutX
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3.4/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Slightly hazy yellow with a thick white head. Lots of carbonation bubbles, but the head doesn't lasts for much time, and not much lacing down the glass.

Aroma: A nice collection of hops, sweet malt, tropical fruit and slight citrus.

Taste: Crisp light malt with some bitterness. A little grassy, and quite 'clean' compared to what the aroma hints at.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with medium-high carbonation. Fairly dry to the finish, with a very slight astringency.

Overall: A very easy to drink beer, but nothing special. IMHO, it could probably do with either a tad more flavour hops or a bit more sweetness to balance the astringency.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 03:37:11 | More by machalel
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New York

3/5  rDev -9.4%

09-12-2012 22:53:18 | More by csmartin6
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2.3/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

330 ML bottle

A-- Clear straw yellow. Lots of carbonation bubbles. Thin white film with a decent ringed collar. Swirl it a bit and get a two fingered head that quickly fades away to film. Good ring of lacing though.

S-- Fresh grass and malt. Otherwise not much else.

T-- Crisp grass and not much else.

M-- Crisp and lively. Light feel and high carbonation. Grass finish to this.

O-- Good for warmer weather but not a lot to this at all.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2012 16:21:39 | More by mulder1010
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

05-16-2012 09:45:16 | More by hopnerd
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

05-09-2012 10:19:41 | More by Kornoms
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

03-21-2012 05:20:38 | More by bostonryan
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Ontario (Canada)

3.2/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from a supermarket in West Footscray.

A - Light golden with strong carbonation. Slight haze. One finger of white fluffy head. Minute lace and a film of retention.

S - Light citrus, tropical fruit and sweet grain.

T - Lot's of sweet grain, tropical fruit and some citrus hops, with pear and apple.

M - Overly carbonated with a light body and a crisp finish. Body is hard to pin down with the carbonation so strong.

O/D - A fairly tasty 'light' beer. Pretty decent. I remember it being really tasty on tap at the brewery but less so from the bottle which is probably older. Not bad as a gateway craft.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2012 10:59:11 | More by tbeckett
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3.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

First of style.

Pours a massive five finger coarse ivory head - dies so quick. Straw body.

Aromas of citrus/lemon.

Taste is somewhat dry, somewhat sour. Hops drive. Sherbert is there, so is lemon, a hint of passionfruit. Quite acidic. However, it does all hang together.

Mouthfeel is light and well carbonated. Funny that. Burp fodder after a while.

Overall, interesting. A great hot weather beer. Zestily refreshing. So when will Mountain Goat make their core business their better one-off beers, rather than the two they regularly release?

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 08:04:40 | More by heygeebee
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3.48/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Light cloudy golden body with a thin white head and minimal lacing.

S - Citrusy hops, a little honey type malt.

T - Hop forward with a mild sweetness of tropical fruit flavours (passionfruit, pineapple), the malt is there but subtle.

M - Crisp light to medium body, moderate carbonation.

O - A little bit different and really sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2012 13:47:35 | More by dansmcd
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

01-13-2012 04:16:42 | More by DrNo
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3.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought a single bottle of this from the local independent wine shop and poured into a footed pilsner glass.

Appearance – Yellowy gold colour with a slightly cloudy appearance (possibly due to some wheat malt being used)

Smell – light and refreshing citrus with a delayed hint of floral aromas

Taste – crisp and slightly citrus with a light bitterness.

Feel – medium body, clean and clear and easy to drink.

Overall – an easy light drink good for hot weather or hot food. Enough taste and nose to keep it all interesting.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2011 05:41:26 | More by aBeeraWeek
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4.55/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

330ml into a dimpled stein.

A-Straw to yellow body with a quickly fading white head.

S-Sweet bready/yeasty smell with a bit of fresh earthy hops.

T-very interesting combination of almost sweetness from the malts (cereal sweetness), but then a finishing dry bitterness akin to California IPA. The sweetness is similar to a farmhouse or saison, with less tartness, replaced by a dry bitter hop.

M-The carbonation makes it crisp with a lingering biscuit flavor.

O-This combination of sweetness and dry bitter is hard to put a finger on, but it works. The subtle sweetness takes this beer to a different level. I'd rather drink this than most of the IPA's I've had. Very well done.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2011 05:31:50 | More by DocDownUnder
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Mountain Goat Steam Ale from Mountain Goat Beer Pty Ltd
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