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Sculpin IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

8,530 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,530
Reviews: 1,976
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 885
Gots: 1,330 | FT: 44
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Originally named Northstar IPA. Debuted in 2005.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 04-02-2006)
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Bierman9

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4.16/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I stopped into Whetstone Station yesterday (26APR14) for dinner with Artied2 and had a couple of this offering. Served in a ~12oz tulip for $6.50 each.

Color was a solid, deep golden, with a decent amount of carbo visible. Had an ever-so-slight touch of haze, along with a thin, fine white head and decent lacing. Aroma had lots of hopping, with pithy, rindy qualities. Body was a nice medium, and it had little prickle on the tongue.

Flavor had some mild toasty malt, but was mostly a hop show. It was rindy, resiny, and pithy while displaying some solid grapefruit and a hint of pineapple. Lusciously bitter all the way through the dry finish. Quite tasty!

Prosit!!

4.16/5 rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

1641

Serving type: on-tap

04-27-2014 19:37:14 | More by Bierman9
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,530 ratings.