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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

8,548 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,548
Reviews: 1,976
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 889
Gots: 1,342 | 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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smanders

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3.99/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a 16oz wide-mouth Ball jar.

A - Pours a beautiful honey color with a soft, white head. Web-like lacing.

S - Grapefruit and pine with a medley of tropical fruit. The citrus really whets the appetite!

T - Fruity hops up front that give way to a smooth malt follow through. Light, clean, and refreshing.

M - medium-bodied with a slightly oily texture.

Drinkability - Yum! If you love citrus-forward IPAs you will love Sculpin. Unfortunately, this ale is priced out of the "everyman" budget; $10.99 for a 22oz bomber---Please!

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 22:22:32 | More by smanders
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,548 ratings.