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RATINGS: 2482   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (913) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2015
Flaska Bishops örebro. Orange klar vätska. Kraftfull humledoft med citrus, barr och färskt gräs. Fin maltbädd i smaken toppas med fyllig humle med touch av grape, tallbarr, hö och lite druva. Rejäl och fin munkänsla med krispig beska i avslutningen

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
temporrari (397) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Had this on tap. Really solid IPA. Dry and piney. Decent bitterness. Not much malt, which I like. I could a lot of this brew. As far as IPA goes this one fits the bill for me.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanoi (763) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle. Nose is bright summery; peach, mango, lychee, sweet floral note. Taste is citrus, grapefruit, tropical fruit, spruce, onion, very light resin the bitterness comes from the emerging grapefruit rind. A little to fizzy for me. It’s a class leading American IPA.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3748) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2015
12oz can 6/9/15 (Jewel Mix A Six)-38° in Shaker-Pours a clear orangish amber with a small white head. Aroma of hops, citrus, and more hops. Taste of the same with some malt. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and is quite tasty. Nice brew.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (3083) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Keg at BrewDog, Edinburgh. Hazy orange body with a medium white head. Low carbonation. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, cannabis and sweet malts. Flavour of orange, honey and fresh, ’green’ hops. Medium body with an oily texture. Soft fizz. Well rounded, very swiggable for ABV.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rommelreno (62) - - JUN 23, 2015
Aroma lembrando manga. Gosto lembrando manga/maracujá com doce bem pronunciado e resguardando o amargor do estilo

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (2196) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2015
12 fl oz can from Brewdog online store. Deep orange golden colour, foamy white head and aroma of mango, orange citrus, hop resins. Taste is malt caramel with tropical fruity, peach notes and grapefruit, resiny spice, earthy bitterness. Oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry tangy bitter finish. Aggressively hoppy, very drinkable.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mmyohane (107) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2015
Aroma has a lot of grapefruit. Pours burnt orange with a small head that leaves some lacing. Taste has heavy bitterness, medium sweetness and nice malty backbone. Taste has mostly grapefruit but also a hint of mango. Medium to full bodied with a perfect carbonation. Long bitter finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MBlessing (694) - Württemberg, GERMANY - OCT 26, 2015
Dunkelgelbe Farbe sehr schöner fester Schaum, Geruch fruchtig citrus hopfig, Geschmack cremig fruchtig Grapefruit und leichte Vanille, schöne bitternote

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
FMP (18) - SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2015
On the I find grapeskin, marmelade (granny candy?) and tropical fruit. These aromas hint of a well balanced beer. On the palate there is a fantastic thick mouthfeel and that beautiful balance between bitterness, alcohol and malty sweetness. A beautiful IPA! My favourite actually!


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