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Habanero Sculpin - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

753 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 753
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 72
Gots: 60 | 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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Type: Draft
Glass: Pint glass
From: Clem’s Tap House in Kensington (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $5 (for Happy Hour)
Purchased: July 24, 2014
Consumed: July 24, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Poured a honey, orange, murky color with two fingers of frothy white head when I got it. Good layered foamy lacing along the sides. Good retention on the top all the way down.

Wow on the smell! Got citrus hops, pine and floral hops, then bam! Here come the spices. Got jalapeno, habanero and red peppery spices. Already feel it on my nose and mouth somehow. Late orange rind notes. That’s pretty much it because the hot spices dominate.

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Habanero Sculpin from Ballast Point Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 753 ratings.