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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

8,455 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,455
Reviews: 1,974
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 876
Gots: 1,289 | 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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RedChrome

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4.58/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clear body with a medium gold color. Thick creamy white colored head was two inches and held a few minutes. Decent amount of slow rising carbonation bubbles. Sticky lace clumps.

Nice strong pine and floral hops aromas leap out of the glass. A few hard to detect sweet malt note is there, but plays second to the hops.

A great balance of sweetness and floral tastes. Malt is stronger on the tongue then in the nose. Hops crispness is perfectly in strength against the grains.

Decent thickness on the tongue and a nice burst of carbonation. A cling of hops flavors continue after swallow.

A great brew. Would work well with lemon pepper chicken. This is one that is best enjoyed nice and fresh. If you see it, grab and enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2010 02:49:09 | More by RedChrome
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,455 ratings.