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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

8,438 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,438
Reviews: 1,974
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 873
Gots: 1,278 | FT: 45
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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MacDomer

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4.93/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A huge thanks to PretzelCity for sending this one my way. One of my favorite beers to date, this was just amazing.

Poured this one into my Duvel tulip. It's a really nice looking bright gold/banana with orange highlights. Very creamy and sticky head which leaves fantasticly thick lacing. The nose on this is super tropical with loads of mango, citrus, and orange. Jeez, this aroma is great! Taste is great too, with lots of mango, orange and peach. There's a bit of bitter lemon and grapefruit, too. Really well integrated, with a bit, but not much malt. The mouthfeel is light to medium, very smooth, and a bit sticky. This one is easy to drink, and I will for sure seek it out again. Damn, this is awesome! Thanks a lot, Mark!

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2009 03:18:20 | More by MacDomer
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,438 ratings.