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Habanero Sculpin - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

688 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 688
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 64
Gots: 41 | FT: 3
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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Appearance: Nice clear golden color with a short white head that leaves tons of lacing

Smell: Pine, herbal, and citrus hops up front, with some added spice, pepper, and vegetal aromas, all complementing each other well

Taste: Hops greet you warmly, pine and resin bitterness, with some spice up next, mixed with citrusy hops. Light malt backbone, with spice on the finish. Not overly spicy, but not something I would drink a whole lot of. Pairs perfectly with Mexican food

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Overall: Excellent. Who knew you could put habanero peppers in beer and get something that actually tastes good? I had to try it when I saw it, and it did not disappoint.

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Habanero Sculpin from Ballast Point Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 688 ratings.