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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

8,503 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,503
Reviews: 1,976
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 882
Gots: 1,320 | FT: 45
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: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber poured into a snifter. Enjoy by date of 09/22/13. Ballast Point just started distributing to my area.

A- Pours a clear and beautiful light orange color. A finger's worth of off white head sticks around for awhile.

S- Very nice smelling IPA. I get notes of piney resin followed by grapefruit, orange and mango.

T- The smell carries over into the taste. Initially I get some pine notes along with slight peach and overall citrus. The pine definitely wins over in the taste though.

M- Light bodied, highly carbonated, very easy drinking and refreshing, dry and bitter finish.

My first offering from Ballast Point is a great one. This is a great example of an IPA, and I would seek it out again.

Serving type: bottle

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,503 ratings.