Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation) Reviews




bytemesis
3.8
Ballast Point Unfiltered Sculpin
Bottle thanks to Brian! Pours lightly hazy, golden orange, small off-white head, dissipates fairly quickly, good lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, orange, pine, hint of green onion, melon. Flavor is light sweet, light plus bitter. Medium body. Good.
Saturday, October 21, 2017

rockthrone
3.5
Ballast Point Manta Ray

Saturday, October 21, 2017

silenz
5
Ballast Point Big Eye IPA

Saturday, October 21, 2017

silenz
5
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

Saturday, October 21, 2017

silenz
4
Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin

Saturday, October 21, 2017

silenz
4
Ballast Point Fathom India Pale Lager

Saturday, October 21, 2017

silenz
3
Ballast Point Pumpkin Down

Saturday, October 21, 2017

ronaldtheriot
4.7
Ballast Point Unfiltered Sculpin
Didn't get the freshes bottle, but taking that into consideration, this one has a thin-to-medium, slightly off-white head, a murky, opaque orange appearance, lots of gray chunks, and not too much glass lacing (duh- unfiltered). Aroma is of somewhat turned fruit, strong malt, and not-so-strong, fruity hop resin. Taste is similar to the aroma, so we are seeing this ale at a transformative stage. Mouthfeel is medium, and Unfiltered Sculpin finishes mostly dry. Yes, I'd love to have it very fresh, but even at months old, it is still a most excellent offering, if one is willing to take the age into account. RJT
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Muggus69
2.9
Ballast Point Sea Rose
355mL bottle from Dan Murphy's Pours a rose-tinged pale gold body, white head holds. Sort of subdued aroma - some non-specific red fruit character, bit of lactic/yoghurty twang, grainy cereal malt. Light bodied, touch of acidity but not only short lived, bit watery otherwise. Flavours aren't really well defined, more of an amalgamation of different stuff going on, all a bit subtle really - red fruits, grainy malts, sort of dry metallic at the end. Not really feeling this overall - underdone, sort of not enough there to make it appealing to the sour lovers, bit weird for your general drinker.
Saturday, October 21, 2017

m.jamo

m.jamo
5
Ballast Point Pineapple Sculpin

Saturday, October 21, 2017

m.jamo
5
Ballast Point Dorado Double IPA

Saturday, October 21, 2017

m.jamo
5
Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin

Saturday, October 21, 2017

m.jamo
5
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

Saturday, October 21, 2017

bassbug66
2.7
Ballast Point California Kölsch
Editor’s Note: Previously known as Yellowtail Pale AleThe beer that launched Ballast Point. Our original Pale Ale is a rich golden brew, crafted with aromatic German hops and rounded out with a blend of American and Munich malts. While it’s hopped like a lager, we ferment it like an ale to create a smooth, bright taste that has just a hint of fruit and spice. It’s extremely drinkable, like a Kolsch should be, yet complex, like a good craft beer demands. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Friday, October 20, 2017

BeerRenter76
3.8
Ballast Point Victory at Sea - Coconut
Strong coconut aroma, coffee and vanilla hints are coming in as it warms up. The coffee is a bit more pronounced in the taste as opposed to the aroma, roasted almost burnt grounds with coconut. Mid to heavy body, slightly prickly carbonation bite.
Friday, October 20, 2017

Tmoney99
3.7
Ballast Point Fathom IPA
Can sample. Poured clear golden color with an average frothy white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate citrus and resin hop and soft malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate complex bittersweet flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of medium duration. Very good brew.
Friday, October 20, 2017

Bebum
3.1
Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin
Clear gold. Medium body, flavorful, rich and hot mouthfeel, good carbonation, average length. Crisp, moderately bitter, dry. Very hoppy, not as much grapefruit as one would expect, herbal. Typical Ballast Point, good but not their best beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Friday, October 20, 2017

RexTalionis
3.4
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA
Bottle. Darker orange, white head. Fruity and malty sweet on the nose. Mild malty and bitter taste. More fruitier towards the finish. And more bitter actually as well, which is nice. This probably doesn't travel that well across the ocean.
Friday, October 20, 2017

Tmoney99
3.5
Ballast Point Bonito Blonde Ale
Can at Casual Pint - Oakley. CGC AFRWHMLGL MBA MBSF MBSF MD. Good beer for style.
Friday, October 20, 2017

jandd1983
3.8
Ballast Point Fathom India Pale Lager
Sampled at the 2017 Beer Fest. It poured a golden color with a white head. The aroma was of citrus, pine and hops. The taste was similar to the aroma with more citrus, pine, hops with medium carbonation and a nice bitter sweet aftertaste. Tasty.
Friday, October 20, 2017

SirLimpsalot
3.2
Ballast Point Bonito Blonde Ale
@ Stockholm Beer & Whiskey Festival 2017: Frisk i smaken men lite tunn kropp.
Friday, October 20, 2017

SirLimpsalot
3.4
Ballast Point Manta Ray
@ Stockholm Beer & Whiskey Festival 2017: Fyllig och med en rätt tydlig maltton. Helt ok
Friday, October 20, 2017

mpkan

fooditect
3.9
Ballast Point Unfiltered Sculpin

Friday, October 20, 2017

beern
4.5
Ballast Point Victory at Sea
Pours jet black and opaque with a tan head and an aroma of vanilla. Tastes of viscous coffee, chocolate and vanilla. It’s full bodied, resinous and dry.
Thursday, October 19, 2017

NordicV
3.7
Ballast Point Unfiltered Sculpin
Gyllengul mot orange öl med ett gulvitt skum. Doft och smak av malt, grapefrukt, citrus och lätt karamell.
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Bacchus66
3.5
Ballast Point Tart Peach Kölsch
ADT. Slightly hazed gold with a frothy white head. Peaches, citrus, hay, grassy hops. Zesty carbonation. Crisp, peppery peach finish.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

BREWMUSKCLES
4.3
Ballast Point The Commodore - Cinnamon Raisin
Just a great cinnamon and raisin flavored stout. The flavors waft in in order and blend nicely. The body is full but not over heavy. There is a light rum and warmness that makes the beer complex without being busy. There is a bit of head and chocolate mocha. A must try. This is a beer above all and that is what makes it great.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

charlie1227
4
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

fivetoo1
4.5
Ballast Point Victory at Sea
Great porter. Strong coffee and vanilla notes, balanced sweetness with acidity from the beans. Encorporates the high % like a boss. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

ebone1988
3.2
Ballast Point Sour Wench - Blackberry
Bottle from Merchants. Aroma is blackberry, sugar, wheat, metallic, some tartness, somewhat jammy but unfortunately metallic. Appearance is reddish purple, off white to light pink head, hazy. Taste is blackberry, tart, lots of wheat, metallic, earthy hops, lots of fruit but it falls off pretty quick. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light crisp carbonation, metallic wheat and tart blackberry aftertaste. Overall, it's ok, but not especially great.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

jazzysingsxo
3.9
Ballast Point Fathom India Pale Lager

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

kambei70
3.3
Ballast Point Fathom India Pale Lager
Golden amber color with one or two finger foam head. Get the hops on the nose with a hint of the malt character underneath. Taste is strong hops at first but then gives way to bready malts at the end.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Sigmund
3.6
Ballast Point Manta Ray
355 ml bottle, from the Norwegian importer. ABV is 8.5%. Golden colour, slightly hazy, moderate white head. Nice aroma of pine, tropical fruits and citrus. Well hopped flavour, slightly dry, but still with some residual sweetness. Notes of pine needles, resin and grapefruit.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

mjs
3.7
Ballast Point Manta Ray
(Bottle, 0.355 l - bottled on July 11 2017, at One Pint Pub, 20171017) The beer poured golden and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had pine, grapefruit and citricness. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, pine, grapefruit, citricness, malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was hoppy and bitter. A tasty hoppy pale ale.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Kavu
3.7
Ballast Point Manta Ray
A small taste from a friend (bottle) @ One Pint Pub. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is fruity malts. Flavor is fruity malts with some notes of pine and a hoppy finish. Nice.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

AndySnow
3.4
Ballast Point Unfiltered Sculpin
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Hazy light amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, citrus, hops, grapefruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, hops, citrus.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Finhead
3.9
Ballast Point Pumpkin Down
Deep red pour with a tan head. The aroma is full of pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg. It has a medium body with slightly slick texture and lively carbonation. The taste is sweet and malty with a pleasant, spicy finish.
Monday, October 16, 2017

dnstone
4.5
Ballast Point Victory at Sea - Coconut
Pours black with an off white head. Strong toasted coconut and chocolate and caramel aroma taste. Notes: bottle in KC, Oct '17
Monday, October 16, 2017

Souraie
5
Ballast Point Zaran Vienna Lager
Crisp, unique yellow head. Honey and Saffron notes. Refreshing beer with an interesting flavor profile.
Monday, October 16, 2017

beer_rookie
3.7
Ballast Point The Commodore
Pours a black color. Solidly black. No light coming through. One finger brown head. Good retention, good lacing.

Aroma is chocolate malt, caramel, espresso. Touch of raisin.

Taste is bitter. Is it hops? I dunno. Espresso is pretty strong. Touch of licorice, raisin, and coffee grounds. Bitter chocolate. Alcohol.

Mouthfeel is full bodied. Long, dry finish. Taste of alcohol. Mot clean.

Overall, it's good. Solid porter. I'd buy it again, but I am not certain that I would recommend it.

Monday, October 16, 2017

AtronSeige
3.9
Ballast Point Habanero Sculpin
Aroma: Medium habanero, Medium bready, caramel, chili sting, pineapple. Appearance: Hazy, golden body. Medium, off-white head with good retention. Lacing. Flavour: Medium caramel, bready. Medium bitterness. Medium heat from the chili. Dry finish with lingering pineapple and habanero and heat. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium carbonation, smooth. Overall: The habanero is present and accounted for! Possibly a bit much for people who do not each chili often. The chili does overpower the beer on flavour, masking the hops and bitterness. 355 ml bottle, poured. 30A. Spice, Herb, Vegetable (Habanero) 21A. American IPA
Monday, October 16, 2017

gyllenbock
3.1
Ballast Point Tart Peach Kölsch
Sample at SBWF 2017. Golden with a white head. A bit tart with peach, bread and some light malt. An easy to drink one.
Monday, October 16, 2017

gyllenbock
3
Ballast Point Bonito Blonde Ale
Sample at SBWF 2017. Golden with a white head. Soft and easy to drink with light hops, grass and bread.
Monday, October 16, 2017

PatrykCzekaj
3.8
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA

Monday, October 16, 2017

DraftTamer113
4
Ballast Point Dead Ringer Oktoberfest

Sunday, October 15, 2017

hershiser2
3
Ballast Point Bonito Blonde Ale
Kroger bottle. Pours clear pale gold with an inch of white head. Aroma is grassy, light banana, light citrus zest (mostly lemon), grain. Flavor is lemon zest, wheat, grass. Pretty bland but inoffensive.
Sunday, October 15, 2017

naoto
4
Ballast Point Manta Ray

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Daboch
4.1
Ballast Point Victory at Sea
Ciemny brunatno-wisniowy praktycznie nieprzezroczysty. Duża piana. Aromat głównie kawa i czekolada. W smaku dochodzi jeszcze trochę wanilii może jakieś owoce.
Sunday, October 15, 2017