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Habanero Sculpin - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Habanero SculpinHabanero Sculpin

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BA SCORE
85
very good

754 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 754
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 72
Gots: 62 | 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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beer2day

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2.98/5  rDev -21.2%

On tap at Ridgewood Wine and Beer in Raleigh.

Poured into fluted goblet with no head and no lace. Amber gold color.

Nose hints at the pepper, but get some of the standard Sculpin fruit and pine.

And then the fun begins. This is nothing but pepper, from start to finish. Hits hot, finishes hotter. All pepper with very little else. Really no indication that this is a Sculpin. While that's not all bad, it would be much better to tone the peppers down ... a lot.

Feel has some of the oily resin from the hops, but after the first couple of sips all you "feel" is fire. And I like spice in my food.

Good to try, but one and done.

10-13-2012 01:05:52 | More by beer2day
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Habanero Sculpin from Ballast Point Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 754 ratings.