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Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
14,015 Ratings
Sculpin IPASculpin IPA

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of HuskyHawk
3.96/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: pours a deep amber gold with a generous off white head Pretty beer and clear.
S: sourdough bread and mango, with some herbal notes. Smell is a winner here, more fruit than is revealed on the palate.
T. Initial malty fruity sweetness, which dries up quickly leaving a astringent bitterness. The lingering bitterness on the finish is what holds this back from a higher score.
M. Medium bodied, nice carbonation level.
O. Above average IPA but not in the same elite class with some others.

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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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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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -20.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.59/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Light orange color. Creamy head leaves sticky lines of lace with each sip.

Super fresh, grassy, piney, citrusy aroma.

Mild malt suggests rye bread. Huge hop flavor follows the nose with added grapefruit and soapy finish. Raw spinach leaves and fresh garden weeds.

Medium bodied with a creamy feel. Well carbonated. Bone dry finish.

Yet another IPA but a damn good one!

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 14,015 ratings
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