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

8,397 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8,397
Reviews: 1,973
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 875
Gots: 1,262 | 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: 8,397 | Reviews: 1,973 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by henskejk:
Photo of henskejk
henskejk

California

4.4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Lord Hobo in Cambridge Mass.

A - light orange - golden color, small amount of light colored head on top

S - mostly hops in the smell, but not too overwhelming

T - A bit of sweetness, but also a significant fruity, hoppy flavor. The flavor overall seems very balanced between the bitterness and sweetness.

M - feels fairly light on the tongue, nicely carbonated, not too much or too little.

O - A very well balanced IPA, not too heavy and not too light, hoppy, but not overwhelmingly so. Very enjoyable

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2011 08:20:12 | More by henskejk
More User Reviews:
Photo of Mike-Harms
Mike-Harms

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-22-2014 07:59:48 | More by Mike-Harms
Photo of alvaro_mafra
alvaro_mafra


5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-22-2014 05:30:33 | More by alvaro_mafra
Photo of Smileitsfreetobehappy
Smileitsfreetobehappy

Alaska

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-22-2014 04:34:02 | More by Smileitsfreetobehappy
Photo of terraism
terraism

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-22-2014 01:17:42 | More by terraism
Photo of WillYellott
WillYellott

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-22-2014 00:56:20 | More by WillYellott
Photo of Doodamis-Maximus
Doodamis-Maximus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -15%

07-22-2014 00:02:47 | More by Doodamis-Maximus
Photo of djjozo
djjozo


5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-21-2014 21:55:03 | More by djjozo
Photo of tywhite
tywhite

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-21-2014 19:07:24 | More by tywhite
Photo of nickrossello
nickrossello

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-21-2014 18:30:31 | More by nickrossello
Photo of jgunther71
jgunther71

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-21-2014 16:30:01 | More by jgunther71
Photo of MattyCs_Winter
MattyCs_Winter


4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-21-2014 16:21:55 | More by MattyCs_Winter
Photo of VTCombi
VTCombi

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-21-2014 16:20:44 | More by VTCombi
Photo of Ropowers3
Ropowers3

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-21-2014 16:06:57 | More by Ropowers3
Photo of Leschber
Leschber

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-21-2014 14:18:45 | More by Leschber
Photo of BuzzFee
BuzzFee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-21-2014 14:00:57 | More by BuzzFee
Photo of Kaz_DemonKnight
Kaz_DemonKnight

New York

5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-21-2014 13:12:10 | More by Kaz_DemonKnight
Photo of BigDiesel
BigDiesel

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-21-2014 10:51:58 | More by BigDiesel
Photo of ChestSplitter
ChestSplitter

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-21-2014 03:10:50 | More by ChestSplitter
Photo of adamcobrien
adamcobrien

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-21-2014 02:11:43 | More by adamcobrien
Photo of hoppy91
hoppy91

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-21-2014 01:42:41 | More by hoppy91
Photo of Caliphil69
Caliphil69


5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-21-2014 01:34:22 | More by Caliphil69
Photo of Baguley99
Baguley99


4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-21-2014 01:28:36 | More by Baguley99
Photo of TheFizzinator
TheFizzinator

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-21-2014 00:37:00 | More by TheFizzinator
Photo of Jwbeck
Jwbeck


4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-20-2014 21:30:24 | More by Jwbeck
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,397 ratings.