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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%

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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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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 9,638 ratings.