Scape Goat Pale Ale | Big Sky Brewing Company

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81
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433 Ratings
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Scape Goat Pale AleScape Goat Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company
Montana, United States
bigskybrew.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
433
Reviews:
238
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
32
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 433 |  Reviews: 238
Photo of poisoneddwarf
3.23/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle. Smells of pine and nice pot resin. This is an average pale ale. There’s nothing unique here. It’s drinkable, nothing more.

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Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mistahmojoryan
3.29/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of COR8RFAN
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jodio
4.16/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SamuelMiller
3.44/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.44/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had a yellow and light amber appearance, filtered appearance with good clarity, 1/2" white head, average retention. Aroma hit some hops and lightly toasted caramel notes.

Kept the caramel coming, the hops in the background. Cascades. Grapefruity. Super sessionable but its not light per se, there is plenty of caramel heavier malt notes to it despite its low abv.

Not bad representation of the English style pale with a little bit of American flair.

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Photo of Idrankthat
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
2.88/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Run of the mill APA, very faint hoppy aroma, taste is initial hops, then nothing. Body borders on watery. Might be a good gateway beer for a lager drinker.

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Photo of nuebs
3.42/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Woodling
3.87/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Flathead_Monster
3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of casapy
3.34/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of z_taylor
3.05/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Decent beer but nothing special. Good session beer

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Photo of Sixpoint
3.47/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fly4awhiteguy
2.63/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

A good day time beer especially in the summer time if you want to session drink due to the very low ABV. This is a tasty beer for how light it is but I wouldn't go great distances to seek out. I view this as like a camping or boating beer in place of American Light Lagers.

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Photo of Kmat10
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jrob21
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of loubar
4.05/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz. can from BevMo. Clear, rusty golden colored body with a full off white head. Mild grainy, malt aroma. Bready malt up front with a distinct hop presence that lasts late into the palate. Hop bitterness is moderate with pleasant, fruity citrus notes. Quickly transitions to a dry, easy finish. Flavorful for the low ABV. An excellent pale ale.

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Photo of WanderingFool
3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DaveMiller
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MonkeyPilates
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.29/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours gold with a white head.
Nose shows sweet clean malt and piny, resinous hops.
Similar flavours, some bready note though. Reasonable hop bitterness.

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Photo of vikingron
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Scape Goat Pale Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
3.58 out of 5 based on 433 ratings.
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