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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

9,308 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,308
Reviews: 2,031
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 955
Gots: 1,717 | FT: 46
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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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

joegdmb, Saturday at 06:37 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

rightcoast7, Saturday at 02:57 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Wildedr1, Saturday at 04:44 AM
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4.56/5  rDev +3.4%

AirBob, Saturday at 03:36 AM
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4.56/5  rDev +3.4%

phishfoolme, Saturday at 02:50 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

PuckIt, Saturday at 02:32 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Brams, Friday at 10:38 PM
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

nolear9, Friday at 09:14 PM
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4.95/5  rDev +12.2%

Nose: resiny, citrusy hops
Brilliant gold with a 2" bone white foam cap with small to medium sized bubbles.
Waves of flavor blend yeasty peach and apricot with lemony hop citrus over biscuit grain to culminate with a long lingering citrus rind bitterness. Dries out on the finish as all the flavors round out and come into perfect balance.
Very creamy medium bodied beer with medium levels of soft, finely bubbled carbonation.

pat61, Friday at 08:27 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Anaxagoris, Friday at 07:44 PM
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1/5  rDev -77.3%

tallmikeG, Friday at 05:20 PM
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2.5/5  rDev -43.3%

I get a very strong tea flavor from Sculpin. I don't understand the hype or why people are willing to pay $16 for a 6 pack.

rjengelking, Friday at 05:15 PM
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4.3/5  rDev -2.5%

kingjohnh, Friday at 12:49 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

EffingBob, Friday at 04:57 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

nadawata, Friday at 03:59 AM
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

Filabee, Friday at 02:35 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Ponzekap2, Friday at 12:30 AM
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

Chief99, Thursday at 11:09 PM
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4.35/5  rDev -1.4%

SkinniePost, Thursday at 09:29 PM
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

digga90, Thursday at 07:42 PM
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4.7/5  rDev +6.6%

cursive7, Thursday at 06:25 PM
Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 9,308 ratings.