1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Sculpin IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Sculpin IPASculpin IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
98
world-class

8,443 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8,443
Reviews: 1,974
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 874
Gots: 1,281 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 8,443 | Reviews: 1,974 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by atigerlife:
Photo of atigerlife
atigerlife

Hawaii

4.13/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy light golden with a 2-finger creamy white head that has very good lasting power. Tons of tiny carb rising. Nice lacing.

Aroma of grapefruit, floral, nectarine and apricot.

Taste is of grapefruit, ligtly floral, nectarine, peach. Sweet and crisp.

Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied and cleansing.

Overall, not your typical hop-bomb...which is nice. Good brew that is drinkable and refreshing. More balanced than many IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2009 15:58:31 | More by atigerlife
More User Reviews:
Photo of stupendous
stupendous


4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-25-2014 16:44:37 | More by stupendous
Photo of mjschwal
mjschwal

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-25-2014 16:21:32 | More by mjschwal
Photo of Dave_Heltzel
Dave_Heltzel

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-25-2014 16:19:56 | More by Dave_Heltzel
Photo of Tyecko
Tyecko

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-25-2014 15:44:38 | More by Tyecko
Photo of audioserf
audioserf

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-25-2014 15:10:49 | More by audioserf
Photo of zoneeee
zoneeee

Korea (South)

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-25-2014 06:47:58 | More by zoneeee
Photo of Clemskis
Clemskis

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-25-2014 06:08:21 | More by Clemskis
Photo of IreRican
IreRican

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-25-2014 05:26:03 | More by IreRican
Photo of Ballington_Brewer
Ballington_Brewer

Washington

4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-25-2014 04:25:39 | More by Ballington_Brewer
Photo of Johnny_Danger
Johnny_Danger

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

07-25-2014 01:18:22 | More by Johnny_Danger
Photo of Tmill17
Tmill17


5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-25-2014 01:05:39 | More by Tmill17
Photo of somalley26
somalley26

Ohio

5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-24-2014 23:44:55 | More by somalley26
Photo of CTague
CTague

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -37.6%

07-24-2014 22:37:29 | More by CTague
Photo of redbarnbikes
redbarnbikes

New York

4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-24-2014 22:02:21 | More by redbarnbikes
Photo of jeffstinson
jeffstinson

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-24-2014 15:18:25 | More by jeffstinson
Photo of A-D
A-D

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-24-2014 14:29:05 | More by A-D
Photo of Chilly_E
Chilly_E

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-24-2014 14:21:48 | More by Chilly_E
Photo of fischnut8
fischnut8


4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-24-2014 14:20:24 | More by fischnut8
Photo of bhudish
bhudish

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-24-2014 13:36:09 | More by bhudish
Photo of Endocador
Endocador

California

4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-24-2014 03:50:49 | More by Endocador
Photo of IRISHFAN951
IRISHFAN951

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-24-2014 03:47:28 | More by IRISHFAN951
Photo of BCPope
BCPope

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-24-2014 03:26:43 | More by BCPope
Photo of Vtoke47
Vtoke47


5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-24-2014 03:06:34 | More by Vtoke47
Photo of DTSweet
DTSweet


4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-24-2014 03:04:38 | More by DTSweet
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,443 ratings.