Sculpin IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

10,427 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 10,427
Reviews: 2,121
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 1,053
Gots: 2,300 | FT: 41
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: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I bought a bottle of this to try as I keep hearing it's a good IPA.

Not bad!

The colour on the pour is a great deep, amber colour. The nose is citrus and pine (still looking for a non-rye IPA that has a malt presence!) The taste is an immediate hit of fruity hops, with grapefruit, lemon, and even maybe peach or apricot coming through. It's a rather delicate brew, as ten degrees in serving temp kills a lot of the fruitiness for me. Mouthfeel is light and crisp, letting the citrus notes shine.

I'd drink this again, but if it started out ice-cold, I'd enjoy it more at the halfway point of the glass.

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 10,427 ratings.