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
Ratings:
13,812
Reviews:
2,486
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
Wants:
1,489
Gots:
5,665
For Trade:
43
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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.16/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.76/5  rDev +8.9%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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3.67/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -25.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of Jordanrk92
5/5  rDev +14.4%

incredible IPA, up there with Pliny the Elder, HT, and Julius

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.52/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of danvanmat
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

This is what an IPA should taste like.

A: A medium amber, and for some reason, whenever I pour there is a lot of head,
S: Smells hoppy, with a tinge of citrus.
T: Not too heavy on the hop-bite, yet distinctly presents itself as an IPA. Good aftertaste that lingers.
M: Medium, perfectly carbonated.
O: 4.75 - A fantastic IPA. I am at a very early point in my IPA-drinking education (I've probably only tried around 25-30 different IPA's), but this is easily my favorite thus far. A MUST try.

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.56/5  rDev +4.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.9%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.6/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 13,812 ratings.
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