Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
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4.39/5
Outstanding
14,014 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:
#247
Reviews:
2,502
Ratings:
14,014
pDev:
9.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,504
Gots:
5,834
Trade:
42
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Well, I'm reviewing my first beer on this site, might as well start with a good one. Picked up a six pack at Pinehurst Wine Shoppe, near Baltimore, MD. They regularly stock sculpin in 6 packs, it;s kind of hard to find it anywhere else in sixers.

Appearance - Deep amber with a bit of cloudiness

Smell - Outsanding, very floral and citrusy.

Taste - Outstanding as well, it's not very overpoweringly hoppy, it tastes fairly sweet, with many fruit notes on it.

Mouthfeel - Crisp and refreshing. Does not leave your mouth dry like many other IPA's can.

Overall - One of the best beers commercially available. I've had it on a few occasions and it always tastes fresh and consistent. Outstanding IPA.

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 14,014 ratings
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