RATINGS: 2646   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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5
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - FEB 6, 2012
light amber color, aroma is citrus with lots of grape fruit, flavor is citrus and grape fruit and more grape fruit, slight caramel malt sweetness with a very dry finish, my favorite IPA! amazing beer!


4.6
BreweryMonger30 (4) - - JUN 24, 2017 does not count
This pale ale has fresh pine and fruity with earty aroma and bitter aftertaste.

4.1
RobBestwick (921) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle. Rich citrus, peach and mango aroma. Pours golden in colour with a frothy white head. Sharp bitter lemon flavour with some hints of peach/apricot. Medium to full bodied with a slick texture and moderate carbonation. Long bitter citrus finish with some warming alcohol.

3.7
pims (15) - - JUN 16, 2017
Clear gold appearance, with the nice citrus & herb taste and smell. Good (very) ipa

3.9
Bricktop86 (844) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 13, 2017
Pours hazy orange with a white head. Aroma of citrus, pine and apricot. Taste is medium bitter and medium sweet.

4.7
Samtzu (417) - Palmerston North, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 13, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours a semi dark gold with white head. Passion fruit on the nose with subtle sweetness. Medium body with a strong initial bitterness which fades into a sweet malt palate.

4.3
tricksta_p (4560) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2017
Bottle from a gas station near Reno, Nevada. Aroma is juicy hops, intense tropical fruits, grapefruit, soft biscuity malt, citrus, orange, some pine resin. Flavour is light to moderate sweet with a firm bitter finish. Body is medium. Amazingly balanced hoppy fruits basket, one of the finest if not the finest well-rounded example of the style I’ve enjoyed.

4.3
ZodiacM (1140) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2017
LCI. Uit de fles geschonken. Prachtige IPA: bitter, hoppig, fruitig, sterke, volle smaak. En een lange bittere fruitige nasmaak. Topper!

4.4
doriangrey (32) - Diamond Creek, AUSTRALIA - JUN 9, 2017
Big rich taste but very moreish. Very fruity and tasty with a strong hoppy aftertaste. Definitely a 6 pack beer and not a one off

4
espenra (1015) - Kurland, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2017
35.5cl bottle from Systembolaget. It poured an orange golden colour with a medium big white head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel and toffee and topping off with some tropical fruity notes. Flavour is bitter and complex. Lots of malts, bread and caramel, pine, grapefruit and faint hints of alcohol. Medium long aftertaste.

3.9
boxsetz (19) - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 6, 2017
Pours a nice gold with white head. Has a nice aroma, primarily citrus with a hint of spruce. The taste is great with low bitterness yet fruity. I really enjoyed this, it leaves me wondering what the other varieties of Sculpin taste like.


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