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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

8,980 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,980
Reviews: 2,002
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 922
Gots: 1,564 | FT: 50
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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yankeeewine

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-19-2012 21:13:03 | More by yankeeewine
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garyford

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.3%

04-19-2012 14:44:31 | More by garyford
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Bockrules

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-19-2012 06:22:05 | More by Bockrules
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Topher78

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-19-2012 02:15:21 | More by Topher78
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bigclydeoliver

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-19-2012 02:09:41 | More by bigclydeoliver
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stevec32

New York

4/5  rDev -9.3%

04-18-2012 23:16:19 | More by stevec32
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wreckem8010

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-18-2012 22:53:00 | More by wreckem8010
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Bytemesis

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-18-2012 21:57:58 | More by Bytemesis
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waffles

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-18-2012 21:57:06 | More by waffles
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yergermeister

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-18-2012 14:00:55 | More by yergermeister
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Heatwave33

Florida

3.9/5  rDev -11.6%

Poured from a 22oz bottle to a Dogfish Head Signature Glass.

Color: A murky orange-amber with a tan head.

Smell: Earthy hops up front. Followed by peach and mango.

Taste: The earth hops and peach are up front. Followed by some mango.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation. Slightly coarse with a medium dryness on the palate.

Overall: Light bodied and a nice balance to this IPA. Very enjoyable. Cheers.

04-18-2012 03:04:49 | More by Heatwave33
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Angieoh

California

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-18-2012 01:32:02 | More by Angieoh
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brummeljr

Maryland

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-18-2012 00:27:18 | More by brummeljr
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured from 12 oz bottle into Jester King pint.

A- Pours a light golden with a 2 finger thick, white head. Large swirls of lacing remain on the glass.

S- Pale malts, big citrus aroma (lemon, orange, pineapple) and just a touch earthy, pine.

T- Sweet caramel with some toasted malts. Crisp citrus (lemon and grapefruit) with a nice pine bitterness.

M- Medium body and carbonation. A bit of a tingle and astringent aftertaste.

O- Good IPA that I would drink fairly regular if it was easier to get around Chicago.

04-18-2012 00:09:07 | More by kawilliams81
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HopsintheSack

California

3.75/5  rDev -15%

04-17-2012 02:37:52 | More by HopsintheSack
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Jballn

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-17-2012 02:24:54 | More by Jballn
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EnkiduBrew

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-17-2012 02:23:47 | More by EnkiduBrew
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drh1382

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-17-2012 00:51:50 | More by drh1382
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KingStephenR

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-17-2012 00:42:45 | More by KingStephenR
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BradleySig

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-16-2012 22:12:46 | More by BradleySig
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macrosmatic

Florida

4.6/5  rDev +4.3%

Reviewed from notes. Poured from a bomber into a pint glass.

A: Pours a cloudy golden color with half-finger head.

S: Fruity, primarily citrusy/lemon hop aroma.

T: Hop flavors follow the aroma, with the addition of some caramel maltiness. Finish isn't overly bitter, but

M: Medium mouthfeel, nothing unexpected for an IPA. Good carbonation.

O: Very good IPA. Will have again.

04-16-2012 18:06:51 | More by macrosmatic
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markeyri

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-16-2012 16:31:21 | More by markeyri
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JaeTea

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-16-2012 02:45:43 | More by JaeTea
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BykViking

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-16-2012 00:26:03 | More by BykViking
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chocosushi

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -9.3%

04-15-2012 23:49:58 | More by chocosushi
Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,980 ratings.