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San Diego IPA
The Sculpin IPA is a testament to our humble beginnings as Home Brew Mart. Founded in 1992, the Mart continues to be a catalyst for the San Diego brewing scene, setting the trend for handcrafted ales. Inspired by our customers, employees and brewers, the Sculpin IPA is bright with aromas of apricot, peach, mango and lemon. Its lighter body also brings out the crispness of the hops. This delicious Ballast Point Ale took a Bronze Medal at the 2007 Great American Beer Festival in the Pro Am category. The Sculpin fish has poisonous spikes on its fins that can give a strong sting. Ironically, the meat from a Sculpin is considered some of the most tasty. Something that has a sting but tastes great, sounds like a Ballast Point India Pale Ale.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mojoman (158) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle: sets the standard for an IPA whether west coast or not. Golden straw colored appearance. Fruity aroma and a taste that wonderfully balances sweetness and hops! Gold medal at my house! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EamonTheGreat (157) - USA - FEB 3, 2014
Strong citrusy grapefruit aroma. This IPA is smooth for 7% ABV with an amazing hop flavor throughout. One of the better IPA's I've tried. Amazingly citrusy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
snuffla (156) - Chch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 12, 2011
A - pale yellow. Ar - Peaches, mangoes, limes, lots of fruity lusciousness. T - Delicate but with a lovely hop balance. Superb. Shows how big hop beers don’t need to be massive malt monsters, but can show poise and verve. Awesomely good beer

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bjshades (156) - Iowa, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Pours a golden color, aromas of pine and citrus, nice hop flavor an citrusy finish, overall pretty good

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Caskalefan (155) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Beautiful golden amber color capped by a white, frothy, lasting head. Aromas and flavors of pine, citrus, mango, pineapple, kiwi and other tropical fruits. Substantial bitterness, but not the least bit harsh. Medium bodied with some bready malt which supports the tropical fruits perfectly.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ReverendMoon (155) - Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Had this a while back and could have sworn that I rated it, but apparently I was wrong. Don't remember too many details, but I remember thinking that it was a knock out IPA. Whenever I see it out I recommend jt to IPA lovers. Very crisp from what I recall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
raoul_duke (154) - - DEC 30, 2014
Aroma is hop and grass. Bronze appearance with medium carbonation. Taste is excellent. Nice caramel sweetness on the front with excellent hop on the end.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cafgen (154) - California, USA - APR 6, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2014 Nice orangey/amber color. Piney, citrusy and hoppy aroma with a hint of sweet. Taste is smooth, hops and citrus. A great IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hkrivera (153) - Guaynabo, PUERTO RICO - AUG 1, 2013
One of the best beer around in the IPA category. You will feel the sting of the Sculpin on the first shot. Strong hops flavor, go best with seafood and sushi. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
onkelgobber (153) - Edinburgh, - NOV 2, 2011
citrus, pale, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter,


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