Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
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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:
13,861
Reviews:
2,491
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
Wants:
1,497
Gots:
5,717
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

On tap, Into a shaker pint, at the Union Taphouse in the Gaslamp district

A: gold orange, with a minimal head (curse the bartender)
S: nice and hoppy, with some apricot, sharper citrus, some earthy floral notes too.
T: great grassy notes, some citrus pith, a bit of pale malt in the front half to provide some balance, then the end has a nice aggressive bitterness that provides some prickliness on the tongue; bright, citrus rind, and a good bite but not at all overwhelming.
Very quaffable and refreshing, with some different interesting notes to taste and enjoy....it comes together nicely.
Better on tap than what I've had from bottles back in the midwest. This is outstanding.

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.68/5  rDev +7.1%

One of the best IPA's I have ever tasted!

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 13,861 ratings.
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