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Scape Goat Pale Ale - Big Sky Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

381 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 11
Gots: 8 | 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.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-02-2002)
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josephwa

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

08-09-2013 21:22:59 | More by josephwa
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Daffron24

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-04-2013 20:18:04 | More by Daffron24
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cgman1985

Montana

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

08-03-2013 22:22:10 | More by cgman1985
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-03-2013 22:21:58 | More by Eric908
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-22-2013 18:23:25 | More by BlissJunkie
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beergil

Montana

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-20-2013 01:17:57 | More by beergil
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jacobsen23

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-15-2013 05:15:22 | More by jacobsen23
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-15-2013 02:20:29 | More by LambicPentameter
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Glibber

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-11-2013 04:11:13 | More by Glibber
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-08-2013 22:18:04 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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MacStinson

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-08-2013 19:50:48 | More by MacStinson
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.61/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Clear amber, not much carbonation, one finger head.

S-Rather malty, good deal of caramel, dirt and grass.

T-Starts malty, caramel, dirt, grass, very mild hops, not much bitterness.

M-Light, not much carbonation and watery.

O-A malty boring, English Pale Ale. The hops were hardly there, if at all. I know EPA aren't hop-forward but it needed something.

Serving type: can

07-03-2013 20:28:35 | More by rlee1390
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MLFrank

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-03-2013 00:39:12 | More by MLFrank
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BeerBeast

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-18-2013 00:42:19 | More by BeerBeast
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Boverhof3

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

06-12-2013 01:51:44 | More by Boverhof3
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neckbeered

Montana

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-09-2013 15:57:08 | More by neckbeered
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-01-2013 05:31:16 | More by WDJersey
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steevbr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-24-2013 20:37:22 | More by steevbr
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archyquaffer

Montana

3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served from a 12 ounce can into a Shaker pint glass. A moderate pour produces nearly a one inch thick head, which reduces quickly but leaves about 1/8 inch of creamy froth, which coats the glass in a pattern evocative of a range of snowy mountains. The froth is fed by innumerable little bubble geysers. The color is a honey-golden.

The aroma-flavor is fairly unique, with hop-forward grapefruit-like aromas- but more sweet like a ruby red. I also detect a metallic taste, similar to canned citrus juice (which I love). The beer has a very creamy mouthfeel, as well. The aftertaste is fairly clean, with a malty richness that seems apparent mostly in the burps.

I like the fact that this is obtainable in cans, which are much easier to recycle. If the can lends a little bit of a metallic taste, that doesn't bother me at all.

Serving type: can

05-24-2013 03:34:00 | More by archyquaffer
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Jayhawk

Kansas

4.4/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Part of my tour of new canned craft beers, which have been slowly appearing at my local liquor store.

Pours a nice copper color with two fingers of foam. Some lacing on the glass as I drink it down (standard pint glass). A nice balance between hops and malt - good hop bit up front and nice, mild citrus flavor. Smells malty with a slight tinge of piney hops. All in all a nice pale ale...it's billed as an English style pale ale, and it's closer to that than an APA...but it's definitely an American made English style pale ale but in a good way. A very sessionable ale at only 5% abv. This might be my new go to canned pale ale...much more to my taste than Sierra Nevada canned pale ale.

Serving type: can

05-24-2013 00:08:23 | More by Jayhawk
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elglueckert

Montana

4/5  rDev +11.4%

05-19-2013 21:36:14 | More by elglueckert
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Photekut

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -16.4%

05-19-2013 00:02:48 | More by Photekut
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-09-2013 03:49:34 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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m0unds

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -16.4%

05-04-2013 03:03:29 | More by m0unds
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

05-01-2013 00:10:59 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
Scape Goat Pale Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.