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RATINGS: 1015   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   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


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (4071) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Fresh bottle from Beer Heaven, split with Pat. Pours a ultra murky and golden orange with creamy white head with nice lacing streaks. Aromas of tangerine, pineapple, caramel, resin, wood. Taste is very citrusy with tons of rich pine and wood notes. Smaller notes of orange peel tang, and spicy malts. Bitter finish. Smooth and creamy double ipa, medium bodied.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
crossovert (9559) - Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2012
BB 06/22/13. It pours a semi-hazy goldish amber with a white head that leaves some good lacing. The smell is awesome. There is a rich maltiness running through it that is the most up-front characteristic but underneath is just a tsunami of hoppiness. flowers, herbs, citrus, tropical, its all there. Flavor is great too. Sharp bitterness. Again herbal, flowery, citrusy, tropical, a bit of pine. Malt doesn’t overpower. Awesome! Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-25-2012 01:46:46

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fr0ztbyte (12) - - JUL 27, 2012
Extremely piney smell, very bitter acquired taste, and very delicious. I regret not stopping by the brewery in SD last time I was down there.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
toxichop (501) - South Gate, California, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Had this on tap last year and thought it was mediocre and just got a bottle and well same results. S: pine, citrus hops, grapefruit and some onion. P: Orange kind of dirty yellow, big white foam. Tpine and citrus notes, and big carame malt and bitter. M: full body medium, high carbonation dry finish. O: This got nothing sculpin.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (8347) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2012
Bottle thanks to my Secret Santa! Pours a near clear golden orange with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges and laces. Aroma has a light pine note with some grapefruit with a hint of backing sweet grain. Flavor has a nice combo of pine and grapefruit tonight with a sweet grain backbone.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GandGKevin (932) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2012
Citrusy, leafy hop aromas. Orange peel, pine, and tangerine flavors. Overall simply delicious. Gift from Gabe. Thanks!

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrmartin (751) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Clear golden pour with no head. Huge resiny skunky hop nose. Resiny throughout. Bitter yet smooth. Amazingly masks the nearly 10% abv. Nice (but dangerous :-)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nickls (2001) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Bottle. Fuffier white head on a slightly hazy orange body. Lots of citric hoppiness, grapefruit, resin, and fairly herbal. Flavor is richly bitter with powerful grapefruit rind, tropical fruit, and resin. Medium to heavier body.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ahrens (37) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
Really bitter aftertaste, nice body, but not a rather well-balanced beer. Expected more.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4191) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Bottle... Poured pale, golden/amber with a thin, whitish head. Pretty darn hoppy, resinous, earthy. Not so much citrus or pine. But big time bitterness and a sticker malt character. Super tasty, but not totally balanced.


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