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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

9,431 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 9,431
Reviews: 2,048
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 961
Gots: 1,770 | FT: 42
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: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottle to tulip glass.

Seemed to be fairly fresh.

A: Light copper color. Fine-bubbly head that retreats to a bubbly head. Some lacing.

S: Tons of citrus. Strong notes of citrus-grapefruit. Mild notes of lemon, resin, and pine. Not extremely complex but very nice. Moderate aroma.

T: The taste has more resin presence, but still plenty of citrus. Certainly hoppy, but not overly so. A little bitter.

M: Very smooth, thus goes down very smoothly. Moderate carbonation. Moderate body.

O: A top-tier IPA, especially for fans of citrus-notes hops. This is very straight forward. This ale is defiantly sessionable.

macher0, Aug 10, 2013
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 9,431 ratings.