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RATINGS: 797   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4492) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2014
Appearance: Hazy dark golden color with a fine off white head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Malty, tropical fruity and grapefruit hoppy.
Palate: Medium to full body. Tad sweet and a fine bitterness. Average to soft carbonation.Oily texture.
Taste: Tropical fruity, deep malty and grapefruit hoppy.
Overall impression: Nice tasty dipa.
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget web order, Sweden

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
cafgen (134) - California, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Orange color with a one finger off white head. Aroma is citrus, pine, hops and slight alcohol, just very little. Taste is citrus, pine with a taste of alcohol in the end. Not my type of beers ( alcohol present in taste and aroma) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (4684) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2014
11/VI/14 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle @ DICT BBQ - BB: n/a (2014-618) Thanks to Erwin and Frederic for sharing the bottle!

Clear orange beer, some sediment floating around under a nice creamy yellowish head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: fruity, caramel, honey, malts, sweet, biscuit. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: fruity start, bitter hops, sweet malts, honey, bit piny, resinous, little sour. Aftertaste: quite the alcohol burn, very resinous hops, bitter and dry, alcohol is very noticeable, bit sourish, sweet malt base carries the very high bitterness. Very decent beer, this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (1886) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle amongst friends. Pours a slightly hazy yellow with a medium white head. Aroma is a piney citrus with a light honey note. Taste is moderately hoppy and slightly sweet. Overall enjoyable.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
oscweax (1) - spokane, Washington, USA - JUN 25, 2014 does not count
Floral and rich to the nose, no palate wrecking on the finish. If you like to have room on your palate for a follow on selection this one will do it. I got a "Christmas candy" taste followed by a nice warm soothing finish. Ballast Point nailed it!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MarkSachon (585) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Draft at Caliente in Pittsburgh with Devon, Don and Katie. Yes sir, a perfect score for a memorable beer. A bit heavy on the hops but nothing that would detract from the perfect taste and flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4400) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Copper color with a large head. Dank aroma. Light citrus. The flavor is a bit like candied orange peel. Just a bit of sweetness, but lots of orange and tangerine bitterness. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsandman (305) - New York, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Thx to Will for lugging this xcountry. Pours a clear orange with fluffy white head. Aroma is pithy orange, heavy pine, hop resin, piss. Flavor is resiny hop, very nice pale malt backbone, grapefruit.. Not overly sweet or boozy for 10%. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5443) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 11, 2014
65cl, at 10%Vol, American brew, thx alot to Tim for sharing!, complex bitter brew, heavily bitter/fruity and slightly alcoholic/floral/woody, yet balanced, hazy, small head, good brew

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RickTStiles (757) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Big, orange pine and cream aroma. Taste is very rich with notes of mango, pine and orange peel. Finish is strong and spicy.

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