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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


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 18, 2008
22 fl oz bottle. Pours slight hazy and orange with a dense off-white head. Citrus/orange peel fruity and pinewood hops aroma. Fruity and dry hops flavour: citrusy, orange fruit, peaches, pinewood and light apricot. Nicely balanced sweet caramel malt base accompanying this. Goes into a lovely fruity hoppy finish slowly declining in fruit flavours into a rather dry set of hops. Great!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 16, 2008
Hazy golden with a lasting off-white head. Delicious sweet hop aroma, dominated by orange, apricot and peach, with a little pine and tobacco bite. The flavour is the real deal: Extremely bitter, to the point of hurting the throat, and with no cloying malt sweetness. There is a touch of alcohol showing up at the end, along with green, pine, hoppy flavours in the aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dough77 (821) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2008
Neat label, under par IIPA. those were my notes. I’m sticking to them. It’s been awhile, but I dont remember it being piss poor. Thank goodness for notes!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GMCC2181 (1495) - Newark, Delaware, USA - APR 8, 2008
Bomber from Bryan! I love that smell! Sweeeeeet citrus hops! Nice light orange/yellow color. Flavor is sweet citrus hops with almost a perfect bitterness in the end... Smooth and very easy to drink. The texture is suprisely light. Over all a great beer. Thanks bryan for sharing your favorite DIPA with me!!! West coast does it again!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2008
This is another really pleasant DIPA that I have tried recently. Too bad so many are not available on the East Coast.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DicksMcGee (56) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 6, 2008
UPDATED: APR 20, 2008 Thanks Pepsican for the beer I supplied! Smells of many fruits. Citrus, melon, etc... Taste of large mango, grapefruit. Top 5 IIPA’s

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaltOMeal (1090) - Land of Sugar, Texas, USA - APR 5, 2008
22 oz bomber. Poured a hazy pale amber with a thin white head. It became clearer as it warmed. This had a lovely sweet, citrus smell that let you know one thing - hops! The taste and mouthfeel hit hard when you first take a mouthful. Wow, this is hoppy! Has to be the hoppiest brew I’ve ever encountered. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy, but an overflow of tingling bitterness powers through the senses. As it warms, the sweetness is more apparent and it becomes more pleasant and appealing. Don’t try and rush this. Give it time. Experience it from the beginning hop overload to the sweet orange citrus lusciousness at the end of the bottle that has you wanting another.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (9963) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 1, 2008
Orange-golden, most of all like liquid amber - it’s very beautiful! The head is huge, nice and creamy. The aroma has nicely hopped notes of papaya, mango, apricot, spruce and citrus. The flavour is smooth with a pleasant mouthfeel and a nice hop bite. The notes are the same as in the flavour, but I also fin light caramel sweetness. It’s a nice DIPA, thank you Daniel/TheCheeseMan!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 31, 2008
650ml. bottle. Pours out in a hazy pale amber with a rich creamy and lasting white foam. Enormous hop aroma of lychee, pine-needles and blood-grape. Medium to full-bodied with notes of pine-needles, oranges, grass, grapefruit and watermelon. Long bitter finish of grapefruit and grass. Simplistic but tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Defreni (2314) - Husum, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2008
Flaske. Masser af frugt og citrus i duften. Denne går igen i smagen som er dejlig afbalanceret. Bitterheden er der også men ikke overvældende. Rigtig god øl.


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