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Habanero Sculpin | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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3.76/5
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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:
Our Sculpin IPA with Habanero Pepper began as a crazy experiment that’s taken on a life of its own. While its bright fruit notes and hoppy bite has made the original one of our favorites, this version takes that balance of flavors to the next level with the citrusy, floral heat of habaneros. Sculpin are known to sting, but this one’s got a kick.

Added by billshmeinke on 02-26-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,412
Reviews:
537
Ratings:
2,614
pDev:
15.96%
Bros Score:
4.33
 
 
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192
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is bold, unique, and will kick your fucking dick off. It is spicy, but it doesn't linger longer than it should. I think this beer will be hit or miss for most people. For me, like almost every other Ballast Point, it is a grand slam.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have had beers from all over the world. I often fall in love with a beer and the. In a few months get bored with it, until now. Ballast Point Habanero Sculpin never yields its satisfaction!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Feel the burn! Awesome. This and Grapefruit Sculpin both surpass the original which is a tough feat!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If you like IPA's and you like spicy food, I don't see how you could go wrong with this.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Favorite Beer in the World!!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Awesome beer will buy again!!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

it's sculpin (the best), but really spicy (even better). wish i could get this in bottle. it's close to as desirable as sculpin on nitro.

just try it if you get a chance. you won't regret it. even if you don't like ipa, if you can tolerate spicy you'll enjoy it.

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Poured into a tulip:

L: hazy orange, 1" foam, slight carbonation

A: citrus, pine, hops, spicy habanero

F: hot and spicy alcohol burn

T: habanero, badass hot beer, but can taste slight IPA character.

O: this is a badass beer and my favorite hot beer and favorite ballast point. A lot better than expected.

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Habanero Sculpin from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 2,614 ratings
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