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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

685 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 685
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 63
Gots: 40 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm a big fan of Ballast Point. I've been to the brewery and can honestly say their barrel-aged brews stand up well against anyone else's, but this offering is all flame and not as much flavor as it should be. In other words, HOT, HOT, HOT.

At first it pours and tastes like regular Sculpin, but then, WHAM, your mouth is over-whelmed with heat and any subtlety of flavor goes missing. This would be a great dare pour, but not one to have on regular rotation.

If you like Sculpin, try it. But only to see how much better the regular pour is.

Serving type: on-tap

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Habanero Sculpin from Ballast Point Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 685 ratings.