Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
BA SCORE
95.4%
Liked This Beer
4.37 w/ 13,878 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:
#252
Reviews:
2,491
Ratings:
13,878
Liked:
13,241
Avg:
4.37/5
pDev:
9.61%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
1,500
Gots:
5,731
Trade:
43
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Dude @ central market suggested this, did not disappoint

A. Bright slightly hazy gold, one finger white head

S. Grapefruit, peach, hop

T. Citrus peel, peach, bitter hop, nicely balanced

M. Medium mouth coat, nice carbonation, clean grainy aftertaste

O. Thank you for suggesting this one beer man! It's easy to drink, refreshing on a hot day in San Antonio

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Very light, golden-orange appearance. Quickly dissipating white head, with considerable lacing.
S: The best quality about this beer is the smell. It's filled with citrus fruits and floral scents. Very nice.
T: Classic IPA flavor. Bitterness, tastes of hops, straw, and citrus fruits. Grapefruit.
M: Bitter. Then once the bitterness wears off then bitterness kicks in. Did I mention that it is bitter?
O: This is a very good IPA in the classic definition. In today's age of complex multi-tiered flavoring, this hardens back to the old standard IPA brew.

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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95.4% out of 100 with 13,878 ratings
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