harrisoni (16047) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2011
1.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Cask gravity at GBBF 2011. Way too hot fiery and just mostly undrinkable.
yngwie (16045) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the Stone 17th anniversary festival. Golden in color, clear, and with a small white head. Chili, green bell pepper, pine cones, peaches and a faint malty touch in the aroma. Loads of chili warmth on the palate, full body. Nice carbonation. Burning finish with some ipa flavors. Chili, pine cones and some malty flavors initially. Way too warming this one, but still nice. 130817
rlgk (15802) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2011
1.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
Cask at GBBG 2011. Decent hop aroma. Taste was abut to till me. Please never put this in a beer again.
Dedollewaitor (15070) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours clear golden with a small off white head. Nose is hot and spicy. Crazy hot and burning flavor. Chili pepper and tabaso sauce. Not drinkable by any means.
Theydon_Bois (14964) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg at BD Sheps Bush, 11/06/15.
Clear golden with a decent off white covering.
Nose is green pepper, light fart, straw, faint citric twist.
Taste comprises green chilli, not lot else coming through, faint bread, lemon, straw, orange.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a throat scrape of green chilli heat.
Ok for style.
Theis (14792) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2011
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cask at GBBF 2011 - Tuesday. Clear golden/amber - white head. High chili taste - you can almost smell it. Nice flowery and citrus aroma, light malty sweetness..... everything is killed by the habanero !!!
brokensail (14555) - San Leandro, California, USA - MAY 9, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A: The beer pours a clear golden orange color with about a finger of white head.
S: At first the fruity and citrusy hops are all you smell. But soon after the habanero pepper provides some heat and a little bit of its fruitiness as well. Notes of pineapple and grass round out the nose.
T: The flavor has retained a lot of the great hoppiness that makes Sculpin what it is. Still a good amount of tropical fruit and citrus with a mild pine. The pepper flavor is mild at first but comes out a bit more as it warms. There is a definite heat on the back of the throat.
M: Medium in body and perhaps on the low end of medium in carbonation.
O: This was much better than I had anticipated, but I canít help but feel like itís just a big waste of Sculpin.
bhensonb (13218) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 24, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours amber gold with a hoppy aroma. Med body. Flavor is quite hot. Not ghost chili, but hot. Goes well with the malt and hop, though parsing the hop profile is not to be done. Gives a bit of a burn, but not necessarily more than a major NW DIPA. The best thing is itís not overdone. Iím sure I would never guess this to be Sculpin on a blind taste, but it works really well.
Tmoney99 (12736) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap sample. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy white head that lasted with good lacing. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate to heavy sour citrus hoppy and roasted pepper aroma. Moderate to heavy bittersweet and hot flavor with a moderate to heavy hot and bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid brew.
argo0 (12640) - Washington DC, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Crystal clear amber body with medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/orange, light chili pepper. Taste is medium sweet, orange/grapefruit. Faint chili burn in the finish with slight cumulative effect. Very restrained for a pepper beer (especially compared with Ballast Pointís Thai Ginger Chile Wahoo Wheat). Medium body, light acidity, low carbonation.