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Scape Goat Pale Ale - Big Sky Brewing Company

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392 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 392
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.85%
Wants: 11
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Scape Goat is our award-winning Pale Ale. It is a very smooth brew, refreshing and well-balanced. Scape Goat took home the Gold Medal from the North American Brewers' Association competitions as the best English-style pale ale brewed west of the Mississippi, but only because it is the best. Scape Goat is brewed with pale, crystal malts, and Kent Goldings and Crystal hops.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

ralerwen, Mar 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

dertyd, Mar 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

trxxpaxxs, Mar 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

mfl620ks, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of rhinonau
3/5  rDev -16.2%

rhinonau, Feb 18, 2014
Photo of Scotchboy
3.29/5  rDev -8.1%

A: Clear body with a decent white head.

S: Clear pils malts, crisp grain and a little bit of bready sweetness; hops are underlying and a bit pungent, definitely grassy and possibly earthy. Hint of toast.

T: Hint of lemon peel, grassy and earthy again. Grain, maybe faint caramel? Possible toasted malt as well; lower sweetness and lower bitterness levels.

MF: Lighter bodied, moderately bitter.

O: OK. This longneck was from a friends variety pack, and I'm not sure how long those packs sit around? Tastes...not so fresh? This is in the English vein, but you expect more fruity yeast characters, a stronger malt base, and more appropriate hop levels. Meh.

Scotchboy, Feb 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

emwild12, Feb 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

appetiteforparis, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of BierJager89
4.26/5  rDev +19%

First off, I would NOT call this an English style pale ale. The label has changed, and I get the feeling that this used to be a very different tasting beer.

A: Orangish, translucent golden with a white head.

S: Orange, tangerine, mango in a deliciously citric nose.

T: Not as much mango in the taste, but orange and tangerine are still present with some pine. It's delicious!

M: Medium-light bodied and smoothish.

O: This is a deliciously hoppy pale ale with nice orangey aromas and flavors. Definitely recommended.

BierJager89, Feb 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

TobyRoseman, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

RevCraig, Jan 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

45nDown, Jan 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

AnthemOfTheSun, Jan 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

cfitterer, Dec 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Smarty_Pints, Dec 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

cbcrunch, Dec 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

MichaelBigbone, Nov 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

FINLANDski_1619, Nov 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

larryarms847, Nov 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

stampfler07, Nov 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Wobbly, Oct 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

jaydoc, Oct 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

BillRoth, Oct 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

anon, Oct 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

MTfish, Oct 16, 2013
Scape Goat Pale Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 392 ratings.