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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

10,066 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 10,066
Reviews: 2,091
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 998
Gots: 2,071 | 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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Photo of Naidu91
5/5  rDev +13.4%

This one sold me on west coast IPAs

Naidu91, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of BillBabbitt
3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

I know this a very highly rated IPA, but I am not a fan. I have tried this beer on tap and out of a bottle. It pours a beautiful golden color with a rich creamy head , but I find the aftertaste a bit harsh.

BillBabbitt, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Jessefromthe9
5/5  rDev +13.4%

Amazing !

Jessefromthe9, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of Hophazzard
4/5  rDev -9.3%

I like this one. Readily available too

Hophazzard, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of clingy
5/5  rDev +13.4%

Classic favorite.

clingy, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of cmichel28
4.94/5  rDev +12%

cmichel28, 28 minutes ago
Photo of Amaeda27
4.86/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Amaeda27, 33 minutes ago
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4.12/5  rDev -6.6%

Thadtrick, Today at 02:01 AM
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4.8/5  rDev +8.8%

Jsnake, Today at 01:49 AM
Photo of JackRWatkins
3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

A:pretty foamy head, rich tangerine color
S: a rich, fruity boquet, subtle hint of bitterness in the nose
T: bitterness is present but not overwhelming, sweet and fruity as the nose suggests, tangerine, a little bit of orange
M:creamy, silky at points
O: very enjoyable, a good, fun refreshing beer, there's nothing mindblowing here, nor should there be, it's not overly complex but as stated before it's a good solid palatable beer, a good entry point for IPAs due to it's relatively low bitterness

JackRWatkins, Today at 01:10 AM
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3.66/5  rDev -17%

mountainzen, Today at 12:17 AM
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4.36/5  rDev -1.1%

44leaves, Yesterday at 07:04 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

yspiff, Yesterday at 04:22 AM
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4.4/5  rDev -0.2%

NickSwitch, Yesterday at 03:38 AM
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4.85/5  rDev +10%

Machoo, Yesterday at 02:41 AM
Photo of BrettMRogers
4.06/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

BrettMRogers, Yesterday at 01:42 AM
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4.6/5  rDev +4.3%

DrRei, Thursday at 11:04 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

prtwin2a, Thursday at 10:30 PM
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4.04/5  rDev -8.4%

Spencelee23, Thursday at 09:07 PM
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1/5  rDev -77.3%

ernstdj, Thursday at 09:06 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

HeartofMiami, Thursday at 07:19 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

SayBoom, Thursday at 06:49 PM
Photo of Martyrob
4.5/5  rDev +2%

Definitely an outstanding IPA and one of my go to's.

Martyrob, Thursday at 06:08 PM
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 10,066 ratings.