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Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
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4.39/5
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14,014 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:
#247
Reviews:
2,502
Ratings:
14,014
pDev:
9.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,504
Gots:
5,835
Trade:
42
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Dogfish Head signature glass. Thanks to Dubinsky for the hookup!

A: cloudy pale orange in color. Mildly aggressive pour yielded a fluffy two-finger head. Strong lacing that stuck around for a long time.

S: hop forward but it's not overpowering. Floral notes, some pine and heavy grapefruit. Nicely balanced smell.

T: delicious first sip includes lemon and grapefruit bitterness but before you can let the bitterness set in, the sweet malt flows in the back of your mouth and takes control. It was really unlike any IPA have had.

M: light, airy, perfectly carbonated. Creamy aftertaste lingers but not too long.

O: wonderful IPA. One that I will definitely trade for again.

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 14,014 ratings
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