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Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
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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
Ranking:
#247
Reviews:
2,501
Ratings:
14,013
pDev:
9.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,504
Gots:
5,831
Trade:
42
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Ratings: 14,013 |  Reviews: 2,501
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4.21/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.52/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MrFuster
4.24/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ZachT
4.94/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LarrysDeerGut
4.68/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lewith
3.99/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DerekE4750
4.27/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Andrewmcmurray
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bnewt21
5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of beerman2017
3.88/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ABabbidge
3.91/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: Clear burnt orange color. Good sized head.

S: Grapefruit, lots of hop resin. Could smell it as soon as I open the bottle and hadn't even poured it yet. The smell reminded me that hops and marijuana are closely related plants.

T: Again, grapefruit but with the earthy hop flavors predominate. Ends with a little bit of fruit at the finish, like mangoes or pineapple.

F: Light, but plenty of hop oils that coat your mouth.

o: Very aromatic and a solid IPA overall. I marked it down a little because it is a little pricey for what you get, so I won't be drinking it often. Definitely worth trying though.

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4.3/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.37/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.13/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev -5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

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4.06/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jerryboland17
4/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

one of the best on tap; bottled or canned still pretty tasty

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3.9/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.2/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.3/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 14,013 ratings
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