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Sculpin IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA

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9,306 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,306
Reviews: 2,030
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 955
Gots: 1,717 | FT: 46
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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4.52/5  rDev +2.5%

Rage-83, Yesterday at 11:14 AM
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2.76/5  rDev -37.4%

TreBonez, Yesterday at 07:08 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Riduclously drinkable IPA. The flavors are subtle, yet complex, marvelous hopping at the finish. Not as massive as others, but that's to this brews advantage.

diablo14, Yesterday at 06:25 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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MRVermont, Yesterday at 03:07 AM
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4.56/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Montclair_Ed, Saturday at 10:49 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

Seemed sorta oxydized, but was disappointed by the lack of substance compared to the outrageous price I paid. For the $$$, way better options locally.

Bravak, Saturday at 10:47 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

MikeThumel, Saturday at 07:19 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.56/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.56/5  rDev +3.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

nolear9, Friday at 09:14 PM
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4.95/5  rDev +12.2%

Nose: resiny, citrusy hops
Brilliant gold with a 2" bone white foam cap with small to medium sized bubbles.
Waves of flavor blend yeasty peach and apricot with lemony hop citrus over biscuit grain to culminate with a long lingering citrus rind bitterness. Dries out on the finish as all the flavors round out and come into perfect balance.
Very creamy medium bodied beer with medium levels of soft, finely bubbled carbonation.

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 9,306 ratings.