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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

9,256 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,256
Reviews: 2,025
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 951
Gots: 1,697 | FT: 47
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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Every time I'm astonishing myself with:

!) having purchased a sixteen dollar six-pack
&2) sipping on this well-earnt beverage

I can't stop but think: god damn, this is a fantastic fucking product. World Class, emblazoned within this skull as probably the best beer I can readily-purchase here in Texas.

Nothing like it, true story, would break the bottle open and risk cutting my tongue . . . to lick dropped brewskee.

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12oz. can poured into a hotel tumbler.

Appearance: Bright golden yellow with a nice 1" head that hangs around with sticky lacing.

Smell: Floral hops and citrus, nicely refreshing.

Taste: As in the nose citrus dominant, mostly grapefruit, floral hops. Flavorful IPA, grapefruit citrus balanced well against a malt backbone. Like the freshness and how the can helps keep out any adverse impact form light.

Mouthfeel: Extremely clean, smooth and refreshing.

Overall: Another very sessionable and well constructed IPA, really nice warm summer afternoon beer.

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 9,256 ratings.