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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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LtCracker20

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4.45/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Taken from notes. Had on-tap at the Gingerman in Norwalk. Happily surprised and very excited to see this on tap over the summer.
Poured into an over-sized wine glass.

A- Pours a golden amber body. Crystal clear! Nice 2-finger white head with decent retention. Falls to a thin cap with good lace.

S- Piney and citrusy hops meld together up front. Grapefruit and pineapple, along with the pine. A little mango.

T- Just like the smell; Grapefruit, pineapple and pine. The mango shows up here as well. Bitter bite of a finish.

MF- Actually a lighter body than I expected. Very well carbonated, and the flavors linger for quite a while.

D- Especially at only 7%, this is very drinkable. Every hophead should try this. I can't wait to find some more.

Serving type: on-tap

02-05-2011 02:52:20 | More by LtCracker20
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,530 ratings.