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RATINGS: 1110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (260) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Draft @ Ballast Point tasting room. Fairly malty flavor. Nice hoppy aroma. Light amber color. Pleasant hoppy flavor. Didn’t taste like 10%! Good beer!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gururyan (706) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 13, 2016
Finally got my hands on a nice variety of fresh Ballast Point brews, was super stoked for the DIPA and wow, what a let down. Boozy, unoriginal, pretty lame to be honest.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bartalone (44) - Alabama, USA - JAN 11, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2016 This beer is quite good. I have special need to get supar boosted for Louis Prima celibration of my own liking when he came to california from new orleans to expand on fine festive music and to stimulate glorious butt cheeks on west coast of US. since the fish named ballast is in san diago - louis and my wondewrful girl betty for surf and sun area are perfect for time of much record spin and tanned butt-cheeks for a wonderful time. While betty enjoys fine tasting beer - she is not familiarn with streanth of beer and combined with the glorious sounds of Lous Prima - she has movered her cheeks in a way that makes this beer very memorable for me and for that I love the Ballast people and Betty with her glorious ass.,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kirk36 (213) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Holy alcohol forward dipa batman! This is ten percent. Not much to taste but your brain is fucked up so who cares. Ballast point has impressed upon me high alcohol beers with just over the line taste. And that is ok. I will always purchase their stuff. Reliable and consistent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vyvvy (5303) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 7, 2016
Pours clear bronze with a good sized beige head. The aroma has tropical fruits, tangerine, dank funk, pineapple and sweet caramel malt. It has a medium full body with very light frothy carbonation which is plentiful. The taste starts with a sweet tropical fruit punch taste - pineapple sweetness, mango, spice and some point along with sweet malt that would be overpowering if it wasn’t for all the hops. The finish has more spices and earthiness, and houses the alcohol incredibly well. Super solid IPA.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Worsenma (74) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2015
What a great double IPA. Great citrus piney aroma. Smooth flavor but not as heavy as most doubles I've had. Could drink a few of these at a sitting. Maybe my favorite double I've had so far. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
whoisghost (183) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 31, 2015
Murky burnt orange with a bright white head. Sweet toffee, crumbly cheesecake base and tropical hop aromas on the nose - pineapple mainly. Very big but overly sweet aroma. Pine, grapefruit, honeydew melon, grass and sweet toffee, it’s pretty damn good. Thick body, good carbonation and silky afterfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sevenlee (1711) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - DEC 29, 2015
Pours a cloudy orange colour with a big white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, pine, grass, caramel, citrus and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a big hoppy finish. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (14044) - Hasborn, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2015
12 fl.oz. bottle. Pours clear dark golden colour with a small good lasting white head. Aroma of intense bitter hops, citrus, resins, spruce. Taste is very bitter hoppy, grapefruit, resins, strong malts.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jared_Clifton (108) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Pours amber with white head. Medium body. Huge hop bitterness, pine, citrus fruits.


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