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RATINGS: 827   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
walleye (1067) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUN 4, 2007
Thanks goes to cquirugo. poured a cloudy amber with a bubbly off white head. aroma sweet hops, than some pine, grapefruit some sourness and alcohol as it warms. flavor a blend of evergreen and pine, grapefruit, hops, hops, hops. this was a very good beer thanks Chris

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
madcow75 (426) - Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 1, 2007
Pours clear amber with a frothy, thick white head. Huge grapefruit and pine aroma, a little sweetness. Taste is pure hops, very citrusy, pine, lots of bitterness. This is one of the better ones in a while. Slightly astringent, good bitter finish. This is a good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2416) - California, USA - MAY 30, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2013 Hazy amber, moderate head with good lacing and retention. Aroma is typical PNW hops with huge grapefruit, pine, citrus and caramel. Medium to heavy body, fairly high bitterness with a dry finish. One of the best bang for the buck beers out there at $3 for 22oz. 2013 edit: it’s scary that this is now $8/bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnadam2002 (529) - Hainesport, New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2007 Bottle courtesy of dirty_martini. Poured orange with white head. Loads of citrus and hops in the aroma. Taste was much of the same. Very citrusy start with a hoppy finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheKegergator (241) - California, USA - MAY 19, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2007 Wow, the aroma is great in this one. Got a good whiff before I was done filling my glass. Tons of floralie(?) hops. Taste is the same, all hops. Very smooth finish, not as harsh as some IIPA’s. Extremely drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5107) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2007
22 oz bottle, via jarspag. Pours a clear gold colored body under a one finger foamy beige head that left lots of lacing. Big grapefruity citrusy nose with some light tangerine and peach. Minimal malt and just a hint of alcohol. Big brash citrusy hops grab you first, then recedes to a bitter, slightly candy-like malt finish with a noticabl alcohol kick and lots of bitterness. Mouthfeel is mediun bodied with a thinner texture than I expected. I think the alcohol has alot to do with that, as it’s pretty well attenuated. Moderate fizzy carbonation is a bit much for me. Overall, this was OK, a little heavy on the bitterness, but the super carbonation level was also a detractor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2007
22oz bottle, thanks to sdbruboy for this. pours hazy orange-golden with fluffy white head. nose has real nice juicy tropical fruits of mango and pinnapple along with orange and grapefruit, some phenols too. flavors are pretty sweet and hoppy but isn’t that bitter, juicy fruit hop notes with grapefruit and oranges rests on a strong sweet caramel malt back bone. balanced well. easy and fun to drink. alcohol is well hidden. i prefer a iipa to be a bit more bitter and crisp rather than boozy sweet. this is tasty but i think a real fresh bottle or on tap would be killer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badlizard (5537) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 16, 2007
Good hoppy floral aroma of pine and citrus, sticky palate, very sweet candy taste with a long lingering malty sweetness in the finish - a really well balanced IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sloth (2533) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - MAY 12, 2007
Medium sized offwhite head, very good retention with a seriously coating lace. Clear copper colored brew, a real looker. Juicey nose of pineapple, mango, grapefruit, nicely tropical with mild caramel malts in the background. Body is medium and a half, lightly resiny, mouth watering and juicey. An amazing blend of spicey, fruity tropical hop flavors with notes of peach and mint. Caramel malt is medium sweet and balances out the amazing hopping levels very well. Lace just wont quit. Hop flavors showing more flowery notes as we go along, hoppy citrusy, piney notes appearing also. Finish is medium sweet with all the above and a lovely bite. Props to SDbruboy for the bomber! Thanks Cliff!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brianjames1 (539) - Northridge, California, USA - MAY 11, 2007
very good ipa, very bitter, smells delicious, only downfall is price, a tad expensive but if you have the cash its worth it

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