Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

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Type: American IPA
  • Brewed by: Ballast Point Brewery
  • Availability: Year-round
  • Additional beer information
  • Region Available: West Coast
  • Aroma: Miscellaneous
  • Aroma Description: Apple / Pear / Peach / Pineapple
  • Serve at Temperature: Ice Cold
  • Container: Shaker Pints and Tumblers
  • Website: www.ballastpoint.com
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  • 51 
  • 3.9/5 
  • 07.00% 
  • 1928/3686 
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The Sculpin is a testament to our humble beginnings as Home Brew Mart. It showcases bright flavors and aromas of apricot, peach, mango & lemon. The lighter body also brings out the crispness of the hops.
Ironically, the meat from a Sculpin is considered some of the tastiest. Something that has a sting but tastes great, sounds like a Ballast Point India Pale Ale. Availability Year-round in 22oz & draft. Bitterness 70 IBUS. Alc. by Vol. 7 %. Serving Temperature 40-45 degrees.

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Reviews: 2

  • May 1, 2012
    Uptonia (6)Rank: Beer Novice
    3.8
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    The beer has an extremely floral nose. It is simply wonderful when it is ice cold; I would've rated it higher if not for the fact that as it gets warmer it grows slightly pungent.
  • Oct 30, 2010
    mrreeve (14)Rank: Beer NoviceGroup: IPA Lovers
    4.9
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    This is right up there with Pliny the Elder in my opinion. Low malt taste ad high hop flavor. Citrus/fruity and the smell will get you evertime. Almost a perfect West Coast style IPA. If you love IPAs you MUST try Sculpin.