Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
BA SCORE
95.4%
Liked This Beer
4.37 w/ 13,877 Ratings
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:
#229
Reviews:
2,491
Ratings:
13,877
Liked:
13,240
Avg:
4.37/5
pDev:
9.61%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
1,500
Gots:
5,731
Trade:
43
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 13,877 |  Reviews: 2,491
Photo of daveg36
5/5  rDev +14.4%

Nothing beats fresh Sculpin. Addictively good. When it comes to IPA's Two Hearted is up there, but Sculpin has it beat, by a decent margin. Sculpin is SO drinkable and smooth. Even if you aren't an IPA drinker, you will not find this offensive.

I'll have several other really good beers, then I will be lucky and find fresh Sculpin, and nothing beats it. That's the one issue with Sculpin. Basically impossible to tell it is fresh with no clear bottled on date. I'll give you all a tip who haven't had it before, it should be very pleasant citrus flavors, but not overpowering. If there is a metallic smell or taste of any kind, it is not fresh and take it back to your retailer.

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

Delicious!

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95.4% out of 100 with 13,877 ratings
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