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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

8,448 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,448
Reviews: 1,974
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 875
Gots: 1,284 | 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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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best By Bottle date 6/27/12

6 pack for the most part consumed last week so within a month of bottling assuming the freshness dates are stamped for 3 months out.

4.5 across the board. Everything about this beer is better than good.

This beer is probably the most refreshing IPA I could think of to drink on a warm or hot day. Refreshing being the best word to use because along with the earthy pine comes a tropical blast to the senses that finishes leaning most towards a lemon citrus flavor.

Very easy drinking and a very, very crisp beer. Hop oils don't linger on as they would with a DIPA, keeping that crispness I speak of and drinkability.

This IPA is as good as it gets for a single. Only other two I can think of off the top of my head that stand up to it are Just Outstanding and Blind Pig. $14.99 a sixer is a good value "I guess" especially when you look at the $8.99 rip off for a bomber. I'd NEVER pay for a bomber of this beer for the record.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2012 14:10:46 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,448 ratings.