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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

8,543 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,543
Reviews: 1,976
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 887
Gots: 1,339 | FT: 44
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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New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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4.51/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Nice clear golden body. White foam head - 1-1.5inch in height with aggressive poor.

S - Fantastic hop scent with citrus and pine notes.

T - Very good IPA - All the right notes of hops, citrus, and pine with a sweet complex finish. So good that I may make a brewery trip part of my California vacation this year.

O - Great Session IPA. Certainly needs to be part of the summer IPA rotation. Excited to try some of the other offerings from Ballast Point. Nicely Done!

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 21:28:05 | More by Bowers-Brew
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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Alabama

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev -9.3%

06-08-2013 15:23:53 | More by mjm47
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3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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California

4/5  rDev -9.3%

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Washington

3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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California

5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

An absolutely amazing India Pale Ale. This is a west coast IPA at its best!! The clarity of the beer is great. A wonderful balance of bitterness and dankness!! As huge fan of IPA's this along with Bear Republic's Racer 5 are my go-to's on any given day!! Keep up the great brew's Ballast!!

Serving type: bottle

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Ohio

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.3%

06-07-2013 22:32:09 | More by nharres
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-07-2013 19:16:33 | More by nootch23
Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,543 ratings.