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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

9,038 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,038
Reviews: 2,007
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 928
Gots: 1,594 | FT: 49
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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steevbr

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

10-05-2013 22:20:29 | More by steevbr
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PolhillS

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2%

10-05-2013 20:43:26 | More by PolhillS
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Harkrank

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -26.3%

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apasternak

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

10-05-2013 17:56:57 | More by apasternak
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davinci78

Florida

5/5  rDev +13.4%

10-05-2013 17:22:40 | More by davinci78
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Agnazub

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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Matagal

Brazil

4/5  rDev -9.3%

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Fluteswell

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2%

10-05-2013 02:32:32 | More by Fluteswell
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cyrushire

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

10-05-2013 02:08:58 | More by cyrushire
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bcerv-ca

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

10-04-2013 23:46:16 | More by bcerv-ca
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DeschutesFan

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -9.3%

10-04-2013 22:27:03 | More by DeschutesFan
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Bunchy

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -9.3%

10-04-2013 18:13:03 | More by JamesStreet
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kguard

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

10-04-2013 14:53:39 | More by kguard
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OCdrummer7271

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

10-04-2013 05:25:21 | More by OCdrummer7271
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TxUltraRunner

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.3%

10-04-2013 02:29:27 | More by TxUltraRunner
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Ilovesuds

New Hampshire

3.95/5  rDev -10.4%

Sometimes when I'm at the local beer store you can strike up a conversation with another patron and get some great tips. Ive had other Ballast Point beers and liked them a lot. Sculpin is pretty amazing. It pours a sparkling gold color with a decent head of foam. Good lacing but would have liked a creamier suds on top. I smell citrus but melon breaks through as well. Good carbonation and the bitterness doesnt knock you on your backside. A great IPA!

10-03-2013 23:10:57 | More by Ilovesuds
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

10-03-2013 18:24:02 | More by Kmlund
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joeponte

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

10-03-2013 17:37:38 | More by joeponte
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Wukk

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2%

10-03-2013 02:25:31 | More by Wukk
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northbayrugger

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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LumpkinBrews

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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jdauria

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +13.4%

10-02-2013 22:51:20 | More by jdauria
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TCMike

Minnesota

4.6/5  rDev +4.3%

Produced a two finger, white head. Some lacing. Beer color was a translucent gold.

Aroma is of citrus, pineapple, and light biscuit.

Taste was similar, but with some hop bitterness. The taste is very well balanced with the bitterness though. It has an upper medium carbonation, and a medium mouth-feel.

Very good beer!

10-02-2013 22:15:48 | More by TCMike
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mwgroove23

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.3%

10-02-2013 22:06:44 | More by mwgroove23
Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 9,038 ratings.