Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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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:
13,838
Reviews:
2,489
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
Wants:
1,493
Gots:
5,690
For Trade:
43
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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.52/5  rDev +3.4%

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2.76/5  rDev -36.8%

Photo of diablo14
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Riduclously drinkable IPA. The flavors are subtle, yet complex, marvelous hopping at the finish. Not as massive as others, but that's to this brews advantage.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.56/5  rDev +4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Bravak
3.5/5  rDev -19.9%

Seemed sorta oxydized, but was disappointed by the lack of substance compared to the outrageous price I paid. For the $$$, way better options locally.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.56/5  rDev +4.3%

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4.56/5  rDev +4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of pat61
4.95/5  rDev +13.3%

Nose: resiny, citrusy hops
Brilliant gold with a 2" bone white foam cap with small to medium sized bubbles.
Waves of flavor blend yeasty peach and apricot with lemony hop citrus over biscuit grain to culminate with a long lingering citrus rind bitterness. Dries out on the finish as all the flavors round out and come into perfect balance.
Very creamy medium bodied beer with medium levels of soft, finely bubbled carbonation.

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 13,838 ratings.
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