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RATINGS: 761   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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On a quest to make delicious beers, our brewers have continually sought creative new ways to accentuate the delightfully aromatic and flavorful qualities of hops. Hopheads rejoice! Dorado Double IPA takes hops to a new level. Mash Hopping, First Wort Hopping, Kettle Hopping, and Dry Hopping create an award winning beer that embodies San Diego’s reputation for making world class IPAs. Our bottle Robust Series gives all beer lovers an opportunity to try our most rare beers, previously available only on draft at select tap houses. Enjoy! Get the Point! World Beer Cup 2006 Bronze Award Winner

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mverity (249) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Clear gold color with a touch of orange. White head that faded rapidly into a thin collar and wisps. Aroma is faint citrus, grainy malt sweetness, slightly piney. Nice hop bitterness, medium-high carbonation, medium-low body. Taste is grainy malt, grassy/floral hop and grapefruit citrus, very faint spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (269) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 2, 2014
On tap at Avery Strong Ale Festival. Appearance: finger of white head, orange color, clear. Aroma: floral, orange peel, light caramel notes. Palate: light-medium body, bitter lasting finish, average carbonation. Taste: light sweetness up front with building and building hoppy bitterness at the end. Overall, this beer is over the top hoppy, the bitterness is definitely the defining thing to this beer, balance is slightly underdone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tdoyledesign (154) - Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle was several months past its enjoy by date. Unfortunate because the citrus and pine was too muted. Plan to rate again later. Still awesome. Poured a great golden orange with a medium head that lingered. Aroma was mostly malts. Flavor and palate were mostly malt forward with some caramel in the back. Very warm, full DIPA. Can only imagine how delicious it would be with the expected citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
heinesands (6) - Salem, USA - FEB 27, 2014 does not count
Got this in a growler from a local taphouse. has a darker amber color and from first smell to finish totally hopie.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
biznizness (1070) - Mooresville, North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Insanely good ipa. Got this in my valentines beer bouquet from Berty. Amber in color, rich mouthfeel, pine and fruity hops, sweetness. Outstanding

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (567) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Golden with white head. Citrus aroma. Caramel malt start with big citrus grapefruit flavor. On tap at the Judges Bench

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trev (1840) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Gold pour, thick white lasting rocky head. Bready caramel and pine aroma. Sweet caramel Flavour, slightly sticky alc.. Piney hop finish. Meh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
xBEERxNOLA (54) - - FEB 22, 2014
Appearance - golden orange. Finger head. Aroma - medium hop aroma. Very mild. Mouth - medium carb. Dry. Taste - high gravity. Odd hop flavor for me. Being a huge fan of sculpin it's just not in the same family to me. Hoppy hit up front with a bitter finish. Long lingering aftertaste. Overall - better than others but not in the same league as their other offerings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnielsen13 (219) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle @ home. Pours orange with a light white head. Aroma is citrus, spicey, very hoppy, and caramel malt. Flavor is citrus, some grassy and piney hops, and sweet malt. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
b33r (635) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Draft- Bright gold cloudy orange with small white head and nice lacing. Aroma and flavor are both a bit weak, with earthy grassy hops and toasty malts. Little citrus as the description states which is disappointing, but okay overall

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