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:
1,492
Gots:
5,690
For Trade:
43
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

Photo of mttaylor1066
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

If you want a hoppy-nosed, bitter bomb of an American IPA... well friend, this is your beer.

West Coast IPA all the way, from the clear light copper color to the American-style hops assaulting your olfactory (albeit in an enjoyable way!) to the palate-clearing bitterness, California or bust!

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.24/5  rDev -3%

Photo of PlayitAgain
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of LowRG
4.44/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of rkarimi
4.13/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

5-5

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.48/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of JeremyRocco
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

Not overly hoppy but has a citrusy bite. A perfect combination to drink several at a time.

This beer is really robust. The flavor marinates on your pallet after you swallow and then keeps morphing into a different after taste. I've experienced this with very expensive wine before, but never with beer.

Impressive!

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.21/5  rDev -3.7%

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4.8/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +14.4%

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4.56/5  rDev +4.3%

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