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Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA
BA SCORE
4.39/5
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14,015 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:
#246
Reviews:
2,502
Ratings:
14,015
pDev:
9.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,505
Gots:
5,836
Trade:
42
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 14,015 |  Reviews: 2,502
Photo of tws1
4.64/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Steveskk83
4.46/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Felgenlager
4.6/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cinderblocks
4.44/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scottvanbelois
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.62/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OntheLambic
4.21/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ntanner83
4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TMM1983
4.03/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of NeckBootHeadAss
3.79/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Sniper106
3.58/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ekobrien
4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of southsidejoe8089
3.97/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pinginn
1.53/5  rDev -65.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

wasn't grate. had it with grouper.

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Photo of animal69
4.16/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of franman
4.09/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DupaJas
4.19/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Paradox1000
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite IPAs!!!

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Photo of Cush6
4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This one started it all for me, when it comes to IPA's. Flavorful and refreshing.

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Photo of chikinhammr
4.86/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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

Photo of puck1225
3.69/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Well, not sure if my rating is due to an old can (dates on the can are not obvious) or this is one to have on tap, but I cannot justify a higher rating. Poured into a pint glass. Disappointing head, decent lacing. A subdued citrus smell. Pleasant bitterness. Will need to try again, but this is an honest rating for what is in my glass.

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

Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 14,015 ratings
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