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:
13,787
Reviews:
2,480
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
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1,482
Gots:
5,638
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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Medium-dark amber, inch of froth, mild lacing

S - Piny, hoppy, tart citrus - grapefruit, lemon

T - Fresh, clean, more semi-tart citrus

M - Good level of carbonation, light to medium bodied

O - Very good, surprisingly fresh for its year round availability.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

best ipa I have ever had.
I translated the "born on" date on their website , I forgot the method.
the beer was about 20-23 days old as I remember.
pretty fresh.

A-this is a darker type of ipa , yet has a beautiful frothy head.
I usually like a lighter , lower abv ipa.

S-tropical explosion of fruits and a little boozy.
heavy on the grapefruit, pineapple, peach ,and mango.

T-once it hits your mouth it sooo good!
its a perfect balance leaning on the more bitter and crisp side.
it also has a great finish.

M-medium bodied ,and finishes crisp and clean leaving you wanting more.

O- possibly the best ipa I have ever fathomed.
I have never had pliny though.

for 14.99 a sixer at total wine in naples fl

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 13,787 ratings.
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