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:
13,782
Reviews:
2,480
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
Wants:
1,482
Gots:
5,631
For Trade:
43
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.46/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Fergyx825
3.3/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

**Mexican food prior to tasting**

Appearance: this is a more golden amber hue than either of the two. Its right in the middle. There is moderate head after the pour. The brew is cloudy, and it is moderately bubbling.

Smell: Heavy floral aroma full of hops. No citrus hints noted.

Taste: Very bitter, the hops hit you hard. Alcohol level is not noticeable. Floral smell is missing from the taste, in general i feel that something is missing. It leaves me wanting something more.

Mouthfeel: light on the carbonation, but a very thick brew. This works well together. This brew is very very thick.

Overall: This was recommended to me by a guy at Sam's Quik shop in Durham, Nc. I am a bit disappointed in this beer, not as good as it smells.

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 13,782 ratings.
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