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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

8,424 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,424
Reviews: 1,974
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 872
Gots: 1,272 | FT: 45
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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jworkman

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-16-2014 01:35:21 | More by jworkman
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UAhobbes

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-16-2014 00:05:25 | More by UAhobbes
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DavidHume

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

02-15-2014 23:36:26 | More by DavidHume
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MrBeige

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.4%

02-15-2014 21:57:38 | More by MrBeige
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Pendorama

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.4%

02-15-2014 21:10:05 | More by Pendorama
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4/5  rDev -9.3%

02-15-2014 20:33:18 | More by tylerstravis
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SirSmedley

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

02-15-2014 16:56:08 | More by SirSmedley
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jmlewisjr

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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tryemdad

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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andyhonig

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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Hitmanoo

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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jmbot4371

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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ArtZan

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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mlhyatt

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -15%

02-14-2014 04:07:44 | More by mlhyatt
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Hopalonglong

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +13.4%

02-14-2014 03:53:17 | More by Hopalonglong
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Adkins721

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2%

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Josbor11

Ohio

4/5  rDev -9.3%

02-13-2014 20:47:42 | More by Josbor11
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jripps

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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nickdank

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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Rickyjcnj

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +13.4%

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BrewerDawg


4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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Longstaff

Massachusetts

3.03/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Bought a six pack of Sculpin cans the other day. code on the bottom says 14028, so I am assuming this is pretty fresh - abt 2 wks old - unless I'm not deciphering it correctly.

IMO, this is no better than old school caramelly New England IPA with just a little bit drier finish. Hop character was weak and grassy, no citrusy/tropical fruit flavors. Draft has been inconsistent too - sometimes boozy and thin, sometimes decently hoppy, sometimes malty. What the heck happened to that juicy hop bomb like when it first came to the boston area in bombers? I think I'm about done with this beer as I am with GF WC IPA - two beers ruined by increased production.

Serving type: can

02-13-2014 14:36:42 | More by Longstaff
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jbrownfsu

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-13-2014 08:16:44 | More by jbrownfsu
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linoluck


4.5/5  rDev +2%

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mwade5

Indiana

4/5  rDev -9.3%

02-13-2014 03:57:20 | More by mwade5
Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,424 ratings.