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:
13,787
Reviews:
2,480
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
Wants:
1,482
Gots:
5,638
For Trade:
43
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Ratings: 13,787 |  Reviews: 2,480
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.12/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.17/5  rDev -4.6%

A: 4 Nice moderate amber with a dense head, producing good lacing
S: 4 Lots of grapefruit citrus hop scent, a nice old fashioned hopping.
T: 4.25 High bitterness initially gives a big flavor of grapefruit, new-mown grass hoppiness. That's the dominant flavor. There's a good malt presence too, but it's in the backseat, except the finish isn't as dry as some varieties--a good mix of sweet malt and hoppy bitterness.
M: 4 Neutral texture, full bodied
O: 4.5 This is a very tasty IPA, drinkable and very enjoyable.

Weighting (percentages): 20%, 20, 40, 5, 15. Avg: 4.17

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.6/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.72/5  rDev -14.9%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

One of my favorites. Never disappoints.

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.08/5  rDev -6.6%

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4.36/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.56/5  rDev +4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.04/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.16/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.92/5  rDev +12.6%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 13,787 ratings.
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