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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

10,082 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 10,082
Reviews: 2,091
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 1,002
Gots: 2,077 | FT: 43
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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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a light orange color. Nice, white head, very few carbonation bubbles.

Smell: Very fresh, hops, orange, tangerine.

Taste: Citrus, grapefruit, and some pine from the hops. Small amount of malt at the end...little bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Great. Malt and bitterness at end really round out the citrus.

Overall: Could easily drink a lot of these. I'd love to try it fresher as I think the citrus would really stand out. I'm partial to citrus/floral/tropical IPAs and while this one was a little pinier (could be the freshness), I could drink a bunch of this.

Serving type: bottle

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 10,082 ratings.