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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

9,693 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,693
Reviews: 2,058
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 977
Gots: 1,896 | FT: 41
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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5/5  rDev +13.4%

This one sold me on west coast IPAs

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Great smell right from open. Had one in a pint glass, and one straight from the can. Suggest the can.

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A: Rich, foamy, white head that leaves concentric lace rings. The brew itself has just the slightest bit of haze, but it is barely there. Rich, light copper hue.

S: I smell grapefruit straightaway. You just know this is going to be a tasty AIPA.

T: Taste is supremely well balanced. Big citrus. Very smooth malt accompaniment, hint of sweet breadyness. Not too bitter.

M: Fantastic. Not too carbonated, not too silky. Just right.

O: I could drink this all day. A prime AIPA that everyone should try. Prost!

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 9,693 ratings.