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Sculler's IPA - Skagit River Brewery

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Sculler's IPASculler's IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

95 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Skagit River Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drewbage on 06-16-2003)
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fitius5150

Oregon

4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

During a trip to Whidbey Island, I figured I'd hit some of NW Washington's brew pubs and see what they were all about. After a couple of mediocre stops, I came across Skagit River, right by the railroad tracks and the police station in the namesake town. This is their signature beer, and for good reason. Pours a gorgeous golden amber, with about a half inch of thick head that laces well. Hops aroma hits you square in the face right off the bat. It's powerful, but not over the top or too much like chewing a pine cone. Mouth feel is a bit heavy but pleasant. Powerful hops presence stayed until the last drop. Overall highly recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2012 02:51:59 | More by fitius5150
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm not too impressed by a lot of the beer from this brewery, but the Sculler's IPA really does stand apart. It has such a nice balance of flavor that is actually accentuated by the hinting aroma behind it all. The color is truly a ne'er perfect amber, especially behind the light. Pours clear and with a nice head of foam too. Definitely one of the better main stream IPAs from the Washington area that I can vouch for. . . Then again, this could be just the bottom of my growler of Sculler's IPA talking right about now woot woot : D

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4.24/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I'm thinking this is a IPA drinkers IPA. It is dry, and th Bitter goes from start to finish and lingers. The occassional IPA consumer probably will not rate as high. A solid Washington St. Beer using Wasington home grown ingredients. Whatever you do drink a second one, I think that will do it!

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Attractive dark orangey amber in the wine glass with a nice long-lasting foam. Pleasantly sudsy in the mouth. Such a malty, slightly sweet flavor at the beginning of each sip. Really sharp after some sipping, which does not improve the excessive bitterness. Some flowery and piney aroma.

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Sculler's IPA from Skagit River Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.