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RATINGS: 867   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidWoodruff (422) - Windsor, California, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Deep gold with a creamy white head. Nice pineapple, pine resin aroma. First taste was all alcohol and sweet malt - a bit cough syrupy. Later sips were more balanced and enjoyable. long bitter sweet finish. Nice, but not my favorite DIPA.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
AtticusReasor3 (11) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 1, 2015
My fav XXIPA. Wel maybe tied with the idiot..haven’t had younger Pliny. Just unreal hop aroma even from neck of bottle sculpin on steroids of pine like cascade type hops mango flavor thick rich mouthfeel that is dry and crisp in the end. Awesome!!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (4221) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Rosehip, papaya, and lemongrass aroma. Crystal clear amber, medium yellow head, nice lace. Papaya, grapefruit, and overripe orange. Full body, warm, resinous. Intense, but so much so that it detracts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichieBoy (41) - Getzville, New York, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Pours a clear golden color with. Diminishing head and a little lacing. Aroma is grapefruit hops and some alcohol. Taste is same. Another good one from ballast point. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (523) - CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
Pours clear pale amber with two fingers of rocky ivory head, excellent retention and lacing. (5/5) Nose is resiny pine, pithy citrus, tropical fruit, mild caramel malt. (8/10) Taste is moderate sweet, moderate to strong bitter. (8/10) Medium body, moderate carbonation, slightly sticky finish. (4/5) Very nice DIPA. Leads out with lots of pine and citrus, as well as some juicy tropical fruit. Malt is where it should be - providing support to the hops. And the integration of the ABV is just stellar - hard to believe this is 10%. I’ve had better, and the price is a tad high, but overall very well done. (16/20)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhatB420 (691) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 30, 2015
12oz into a flute. Pours a syrupy honey amber orange glow with nectar shades. Head is medium, disconnected, 2-3 cm, lacing is all over in thin layers leaking down. Aroma of pine, tangerine, musky soil, ripe hops, burnt orange peel. Taste of dirty pine cones, nectar, tangerines, grapefruit, old coriander, with a hoppy presence to it all. Lovely earthy feel is omitted while endulging. A bitter slap to the pallate in the aftertaste. Lingers awhile. No freshness date on bottle. Too bad. Abv is not too overbearing, drinks like an 8 or 9, but the booze monster lies within. Solid for a dipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kayres (558) - , Georgia, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Crystal clear orange yellow. Thin white head. Bright fruity nose. Crisp medium bodied and bold grapefruity hop ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubelknv3 (1017) - Illinois, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Orange, white head, and mild lacing. Pine, citrus, floral, caramel, and orange peel aroma. Full bodied, syrupy, lemon, salt, sweet caramel, mild wood, and mild alcohol note. High hop bitterness start to finish, nice sweet malt balance, mild dry notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1000) - California, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Pours a golden orange color with a white head. Hop, citrus, floral and malt aroma. Hop, citrus, floral, biscuit, some pine and slight alcohol flavors. Medium body and carbonation. Hop, citrus and floral finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (3650) - Georgia, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Pours beautiful dark amber with a thick and fluffy pale buff head. Strong aroma is quite hoppy, resiny, with fruity hints. Bold flavor charges fierce hops across the tongue, resiny and evergreen, somewhat bitter, subtly malty and fruity, with just a whisper of honey. Texture is firm and smooth, going down well, if not too fizzy; finish is evergreen hoppy and a little fruity. Glad that I finally caught one!

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