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Habanero Sculpin - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

777 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 777
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 15.61%
Wants: 75
Gots: 64 | FT: 4
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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5/5  rDev +32.3%

wesside89, Sep 26, 2013
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5/5  rDev +32.3%

imyourhero21, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

WuBByG999, Aug 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +32.3%

it's sculpin (the best), but really spicy (even better). wish i could get this in bottle. it's close to as desirable as sculpin on nitro.

just try it if you get a chance. you won't regret it. even if you don't like ipa, if you can tolerate spicy you'll enjoy it.

Sacrifice, Dec 22, 2013
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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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4.72/5  rDev +24.9%

This is an exciting spiced/peppered beer. I have had the pleasure of enjoying this fine brew from both a fresh keg, and an almost empty one. The heat ranges from a 2 out of 5 to a 4 out of 5 depending on how low the keg is. If you like peppered beers then this is a must try, it has all the taste and aroma of Sculpin but includes a progressive heat that begins as you swallow and proceeds to go from warm to fiery hot in a matter of seconds.

ianroodt, Oct 25, 2011
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4.68/5  rDev +23.8%

First off if you don't like spicy things stay away. however if you spicy stuff this is great.

a: color is a nice strawy yellow.

s: hoppy but oddly warm

t: warm and woody at first. Then the habanero flavor and heat comes in at full force. not like any other pepper beer ive had where the pepper flavor is subtle. if you like habaneros you will really enjoy this beer. finishes out with a peppery hop flavor and feel.

mf: very oil heavy. first sip delivers a mouthful of hop and habanero oil that coats your mouth. then warm heat and a dry finish

overall i would recommend at least giving this beer a go. it was amazing

MikeMilanoDesign, Aug 19, 2013
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4.64/5  rDev +22.8%

Abbreviated review. Tasted at Savor 2013. Bright hops, a clean crisp center, and a lightly fruity body pave the way for a white-hot habanero haymaker to the face. Hands down the best chili beer we’ve ever had

vfgccp, Jun 23, 2013
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Habanero Sculpin from Ballast Point Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 777 ratings.