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Habanero Sculpin - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

875 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 875
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 15.87%
Wants: 95
Gots: 86 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: billshmeinke on 02-26-2011)
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4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Bought one bottle to try.. had a 2013 mango habenero from founders draft and it was great, this beer actually I thought was better, stronger habenero taste but when paired with a cream cheese... was awesome... think this would do great on the east coast....

docoman, Today at 05:12 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

stephensinner, Yesterday at 06:30 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

dm123, Sunday at 07:28 AM
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3.12/5  rDev -17.5%

schuler, Sunday at 04:03 AM
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4.8/5  rDev +27%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Kjbober, Saturday at 11:48 AM
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3.94/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Amaeda27, Saturday at 02:30 AM
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4.16/5  rDev +10.1%

Aidan_Stewart, Friday at 11:54 PM
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

yspiff, Friday at 04:21 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

mdaschaf, Nov 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

EuphonicHops, Nov 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

The_Jerk, Nov 18, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -2.1%

noproduction, Nov 18, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle at 40 degrees into nonic
Aroma citrusy like orange
Head large (5 cm), off white, frothy, diminishing to a 1 cm ring and partial layer.
Lacing poor, rare thick stalagmite of tiny to small bubbles
Body medium yellow, slight haze
Flavor is basically hidden in the habanero heat, but that heat is not overpowering – no sweating, no tearing, no choking – just a medium heat. No hops, no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, soft carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 4, Flavor 3.75, Palate 3.75, Overall 4

Ozzylizard, Nov 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

swaggyT, Nov 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

Ralphs66, Nov 15, 2014
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1.92/5  rDev -49.2%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

RavenForBeer, Nov 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

I love sculpin. The habanero was very strong, killing anything that made sculpin nice. However, if i disregarded that it was a sculpin variation, it was a nice beer.

alienlifeforcecube, Nov 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

fredmugs, Nov 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

david131, Nov 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

mrn1ceguy, Nov 10, 2014
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Habanero Sculpin from Ballast Point Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 875 ratings.