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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

9,638 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,638
Reviews: 2,055
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 976
Gots: 1,868 | FT: 40
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

Naidu91, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

Webbey, 4 minutes ago
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4.64/5  rDev +5.2%

The_Mike_Hay, Today at 07:57 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

the_benskii, Today at 07:38 AM
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

jmartinger, Today at 04:43 AM
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Great well rounded taste

Jules07, Today at 04:42 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

alanamato, Today at 04:39 AM
Photo of jufheil
1/5  rDev -77.3%

Really, this beer is not good. Aftertaste is like fish, its namesake. Not crisp, not refreshing, not sessionable like a west coast IPA. I don't know how it even falls in this class. Its bad fruity with a bad aftertaste.

jufheil, Today at 02:37 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

jmryan8, Today at 12:41 AM
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

rondiablo, Yesterday at 09:10 PM
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4.48/5  rDev +1.6%

Fishhella, Yesterday at 06:51 PM
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4.2/5  rDev -4.8%

acycler, Yesterday at 06:16 PM
Photo of DaveHopSculp
4/5  rDev -9.3%

This was my introduction to West Coast IPA's. I love the Sculpin for that, but unfortunately I don't buy it. I complained to the company about a bottled on date, and though they sent me fresh beer, they still have not made the change. How hard can it be to put a fuckin calendar bottled on date on the neck of your beer? Not only that, you ruin a great beer experience for prospective customer's when they do not know when it is freshest.

DaveHopSculp, Yesterday at 05:29 AM
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3.92/5  rDev -11.1%

PGVG, Yesterday at 12:43 AM
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4.61/5  rDev +4.5%

konisko, Yesterday at 12:14 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Mayo2323, Saturday at 08:23 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Dimos23, Saturday at 08:17 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Beerman6686, Saturday at 06:14 PM
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 9,638 ratings.