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:
13,812
Reviews:
2,486
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
Wants:
1,489
Gots:
5,665
For Trade:
43
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4.16/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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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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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -19.9%

Photo of JohnIrving
4.41/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured on 10/27 from a can in to a snifter. Canning date was 7/24, so this brew was a little over 3 months old.

Pours an orange color with a white 1 finger head. Lots of citrus and pine aroma, which matches the taste. They weren't going for balance here, this is meant to be a bitter flavor explosion but without going overboard. Lingering hop bitterness. Big mouthfeel for an IPA, perfectly carbonated. I absolutely loved it, and wish it was available in the Utah distro area.

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4.2/5  rDev -3.9%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Spellw0rk
5/5  rDev +14.4%

Best IPA I have ever tried.

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4.6/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of AdrianAltine
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Nice citrus flavor with a grapefruit finish and very bitter. I'm not a fan of IPAs but I wanted to give this one a try due to its high marks.If I was buying an IPA for a friend I would pick this up.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 13,812 ratings.
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