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Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Originally named Northstar IPA. Debuted in 2005.

Added by brentk56 on 04-02-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#247
Reviews:
2,501
Ratings:
14,011
pDev:
9.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,504
Gots:
5,831
Trade:
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Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Last beer of the night, Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point, ABV 7.00%. The can says "dedicated to the craft", which is why they sold out to constellation. Well seriously it is still a very good IPA, I just wish everybody wouldn't be selling out.

Look: semi-clear, almost clear, golden with an inch white head, nice lacing.

Aroma: citrus, tropical fruit, pine resin

Taste: It is sweet, fruity, mango, citrus, and significant pine, a very nice but slightly bitter flavor.

Feel: medium bodied, fairly easy drinking

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3.43/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bork77
4.06/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of juablu
4.14/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TCOlson
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tws1
4.64/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Steveskk83
4.46/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gradey
4.1/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Felgenlager
4.6/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cinderblocks
4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.62/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.21/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.03/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.79/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.58/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.97/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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1.53/5  rDev -65.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

wasn't grate. had it with grouper.

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Photo of animal69
4.16/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.09/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.19/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 14,011 ratings
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