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Sculpin IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA

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98
world-class

8,543 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,543
Reviews: 1,976
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 887
Gots: 1,339 | FT: 44
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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heygeebee

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4.28/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Briefly.

On money to style, look is good, moderate head retention, spotty lace. Smell and taste are mango/peach/apricot dominated and not too bitter overall - much much better as it warms. Carbonation on low side. Seems less bitter and more rounded than Big Eye but that could be a number of factors in that.

Was it worth the wait to get here in Aus? Jury out on that one but still quite fresh and enjoyable one day after hitting shelves here.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 08:22:53 | More by heygeebee
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,543 ratings.