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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

8,185 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,185
Reviews: 1,965
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 850
Gots: 1,159 | 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%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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Goliveidaho

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4.19/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I am nuts about Sculpins little brother, Big Eye, so I have been waiting on Brewforia here in Boise to tap into the Sculpin. Poured bright into a 12 oz glass. Head in moderation, carbonation delicate. Aroma like slicing a grapefruit in half- fresh, clean,inticing. Mouth feel- the Sculpin is break dancing on my palette. Of course grapefruit, tangerine,floral oils, but not nearly as fluent as Big Eye. This beer is bold yet exquisite what ever that means in beer,I guess in your face good. Finishes like a world glass IPA should, balanced, complex ,mystifies the taste buds. Hats off again to Ballast Point. Great beer. Cheers!

Serving type: growler

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Maryland

5/5  rDev +13.4%

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berkshire413

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,185 ratings.