Unfiltered Sculpin Extra Hopped India Pale Ale | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Unfiltered Sculpin Extra Hopped India Pale AleUnfiltered Sculpin Extra Hopped India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Unfiltered Sculpin IPA packs extra hops into every sip, enhancing the classic Sculpin notes of fresh apricot, peach, mango and lemon with a slight haze and less bitterness. Freshness is key to every beer, but especially true for this extra-hopped IPA—store cold and drink soon.

Added by smutty33 on 02-15-2017

BEER STATS
Ratings:
429
Reviews:
92
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
8.71%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
84
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 429 |  Reviews: 92
Photo of Pro_Magnon
4.12/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bolio
4.51/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ZAP
3.65/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L-Light orange colored...some sediment (light) obvious on the look throughout, top to bottom....

S-Some tropical and citrus fruits and a light honey biscuit like maltiness on the nose..

T-Not as hop forward as I had hoped. Flavor is dialed down. Nectarines, apricots, and a touch of honey biscuit.

F-Light side of Medium bodied. Carbonation leans more light than medium. No sharp bitterness or catty notes.

O-Nice enough beer but I guess I expected more. Would not buy again for the price.

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Photo of Wizzle32
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of _Adam_
4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of runlikeakenyan
4.24/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of White_Whiskey
3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BAsbill
4.01/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Cylinsier
3.84/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz

Pours hazy orange, head is firm and retains as a film.

Smells of fresh citrus, mostly orange and grapefruit. Some bready malt and a little piney and earthy hop in the finish.

Flavor is of semi-stale bready malt, some honey and cracker, and some citrus and woody hops.

Medium body with light tingly carbonation on the tongue.

It's Sculpin so it's good, but not as good as the original or the grapefruit to me. Still enjoyable but I'd probably pass it over again in favor of the other versions.

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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.82/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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4.46/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sisterofba
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kojevergas
3.4/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On-draught @ Malt and Mold Gramercy, New York, NY.

B- / WORTHY

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Photo of JDizzle
3.65/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.36/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle. Hazy orange. Smells of orange, grapefruit, substantial garlic, and a bready and doughy malt aroma. Tastes of pine resin, garlic, and some grapefruit back end. Light sweetness from a bready malt presence. A long resiny hop finish. Medium body. It's Sculpin, so it's delicious, but I don't know that it's an improvement.

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Unfiltered Sculpin Extra Hopped India Pale Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.02 out of 5 based on 429 ratings.
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