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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

9,001 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,001
Reviews: 2,003
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 924
Gots: 1,580 | FT: 50
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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Ratings: 9,001 | Reviews: 2,003 | Display Reviews Only:
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ek_ek

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-13-2013 16:14:02 | More by ek_ek
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schillman

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-13-2013 16:00:50 | More by schillman
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wtkphoto

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-13-2013 04:46:50 | More by wtkphoto
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QuinnFM


4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-12-2013 22:43:57 | More by QuinnFM
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Soloveitchik

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-12-2013 22:27:13 | More by Soloveitchik
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.4%

02-12-2013 21:29:36 | More by Phillyz
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robbyc1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-12-2013 21:26:30 | More by robbyc1
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gonzowestwood

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

02-12-2013 16:51:53 | More by gonzowestwood
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Thecherryman

Arizona

4/5  rDev -9.3%

02-12-2013 04:44:00 | More by Thecherryman
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nschmoyer


4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-12-2013 04:35:13 | More by nschmoyer
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Snarf103

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -9.3%

02-12-2013 03:57:36 | More by Snarf103
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lordofstarside

Nevada

4.18/5  rDev -5.2%

Bomber to my russian river goblet, best by 4/13

Pours a deep golden orange with a finger of foam. Moderate carbonation stems from the center, good retention on the foam. Lacing is good, great looking beer. Smells of hops of course, some lemon and orange zest. Some floral pine melds with a touch of alcohol and a modest malt. Solid hoppy profile, balanced evenly with the malt. Feel is a nice medium body with a dry bitter finish. Over all this beer is really good, however I think it's over hyped and don't know why it's the #3 american ipa. They have a ridiculous shelf life so maybe I need a fresher bottle

02-12-2013 03:13:26 | More by lordofstarside
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banger7

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-12-2013 02:48:28 | More by banger7
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injuredreserve

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

02-12-2013 02:16:54 | More by injuredreserve
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timc13

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-12-2013 01:38:55 | More by timc13
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Qwest_35

Florida

4.99/5  rDev +13.2%

This is some of the freshest Sculpin I have been able to get a hold of yet, so I thought I would do a full review since it is one of my all time fave's. Bottle date enjoy by 7-28-13. This beer pours a nice golden amber with a finger of head. The first thing that really stands out is the aroma of fresh tropical fruits and citrus with a small hint of alcohol. The taste is outstanding, piney, citrus hop bite with a hint of malt. Outstanding job by Ballast Point on their flagship brew, deserves all the hype it gets! A staple in my fridge as long as they keep churning it out!

02-11-2013 23:56:30 | More by Qwest_35
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AndrewSmith

California

4/5  rDev -9.3%

02-11-2013 23:30:02 | More by AndrewSmith
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Obsidian

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-11-2013 20:02:49 | More by Obsidian
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JohnLikesBeeraLot

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-11-2013 19:22:45 | More by JohnLikesBeeraLot
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

02-11-2013 17:49:06 | More by Chris77McGrath
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DRBiser

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-11-2013 17:16:59 | More by DRBiser
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -9.3%

02-11-2013 14:17:45 | More by Gotti311
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thegoon55

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-11-2013 12:42:22 | More by thegoon55
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-11-2013 03:30:48 | More by YamagamiTravis
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Lambocalrisien

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-11-2013 01:39:47 | More by Lambocalrisien
Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 9,001 ratings.