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Grapefruit Sculpin IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Grapefruit Sculpin IPAGrapefruit Sculpin IPA

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BA SCORE
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477 Ratings
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Ratings: 477
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.01%
Wants: 102
Gots: 84 | 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: arfenhouse on 01-19-2013)
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1/5  rDev -76.9%

Ffllegend, Aug 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.7%

Dave_Treat, Sep 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.7%

dksl16, Sep 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -30.7%

It pours a clear orange color and has a strong aroma of citrus & hops. The taste is sweet up front but finishes with hop bitterness & tart grapefruit. Good IPA with a refreshing twist.

joeyfeets, Oct 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.7%

bcerv-ca, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

Tuckersmth, Jul 23, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Ewwwwww... looks as if I'm in the minority on this one. I know it says "Grapefruit" on the label but man oh man did they keep thier promise on that statement. Had a hard time pulling other flavors and such because of the overwhelming grapefruit quality in the beer. It was bitter (in a good way), the feel was good but to me had way too much grapefruit character going on which just lost me. I love grapefruit as well but I guess I thought I was gonna get an overload of grapefruit hops type of taste as apposed to an actual Grapefruit type of taste. It wasn't horrible but to me did not resemble the base sculpin in any way. To each thier own but I won't be buying again.

pjkelley82, Sep 21, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -21.5%

HopHead84, Oct 05, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -19.6%

mroberts1204, Aug 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

ive had sculpin, habanero sculpin, and now grapefruit sculpin. in my opinion, ballast point should leave the original recipe be. while habanero sculpin might make a damn good michelada, and grapefruit sculpin burps taste heavenly, nothing hits the (ipa) spot like the original.
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riotontheroad, Sep 27, 2014
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Grapefruit Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 477 ratings.