Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
BA SCORE
4.39/5
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14,092 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:
#249
Reviews:
2,510
Ratings:
14,092
pDev:
9.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,511
Gots:
5,864
Trade:
42
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3.96/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Wow. I understand why this beer is rated so highly now that I have finally tried one. Unlike many IPAs which are very citrus and flowery, this contained notes of darker fruits. Well balanced and clean, this is an expertly crafted brew. What a nice change from the average IPA! Definitely will buy again.

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.36/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.72/5  rDev +7.5%

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1.16/5  rDev -73.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.44/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.4/5  rDev +0.2%

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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.56/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

Appearance: A bright, clear, and clean golden color. Awesome head with rocky formations and very good retention. Lacing is nice and thick. Great head. Awesome head.

Nose: Sharp peach and apricots. Lemons and lime, with some mint and slight herbs. Clean, green, fruity, and circusy. Spun sugar in the end.

Taste: A bit of syrup throughout, with tropical fruits up front. Hides it's alcohol well. A tiny bit of hotness on the tongue.

Notes: A great IPA that does not think it's an Imperial.

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 14,092 ratings
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