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Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
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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%

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4.86/5  rDev +10.7%
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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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

12oz can, code on bottom reads 14126, I believe this translates to 'canned' 5/7/14

Light amber, clear

Toasty malt, ripe fruits, peach, apricot, faint booze

Fruity, light toasty malt, bitterness mellows out to a super smooth hop oily finish.

Nice med to full body, everything blends just right

Awesome beer, juicy, very well balanced. An IPA to savor.

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 14,017 ratings
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