Ghost Pepper Sculpin | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by notchucknorris on 04-22-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had this on my birthday in November along with the Habanero Sculpin. I was really excited by the idea of this one because Ghost Peppers are the hottest peppers in the world.

A: Pours the same golden/amber color as regular Sculpin.

S: Didn't smell hot at all. When I smelled the habanero one, I got a big whiff of heat. This one just smelled like Sculpin (not that that's a bad thing).

T: The taste starts just like Sculpin. Nice mango, pineapple and pine hops. So far so good. Then, it takes a strange turn and starts to get that metallic/dirty taste that really hot peppers get right before they knock you to the floor with a blast of heat. But the heat never came. They didn't use nearly enough of the pepper to really let it do its thing. Kind of a wasted opportunity.

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Ghost Pepper Sculpin from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 2.89 out of 5 with 2 ratings
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