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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

10,091 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 10,091
Reviews: 2,093
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 1,003
Gots: 2,084 | 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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4/5  rDev -9.3%

MrNate, Nov 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

mattyb85, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

AaronMello, Nov 09, 2013
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4.1/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured this beer from a bottle to a chilled glass.

Appearance - Has a nice golden color with a 2 finger head when poured. Head sets to about a half finger thick with some lacing. Decent looking beer.

Smell - Hints of citrus and pine. Hops really come through on the back end of the aroma and the citrus right up front. Smells delicious.

Taste - Really nice piney bitter hop flavor which really finds its way through your entire mouth. On the citrus side of things, I taste some grapefruit with floral notes. This IPA tastes amazing. Hop presence is spot on.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied and crisp. Carbonation is just right. Goes down smooth and leaves your mouth dry.

Overall - Seeing the ratings on this beer, I had to go out and get some. Glad I did, this is probably my favorite IPA to date. Great stuff.

SteadySippin, Nov 09, 2013
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 10,091 ratings.