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RATINGS: 1139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (7881) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2010
Bottle. Hazy orange pour with a creamy off white head. The aroma is sweet peach, caramel and barley. Some pine and citrus. The flavour is barley, citrus, bitter grape fruit and sweet malt. Like a hoppy barley wine. Full bodied. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 2, 2010
The Dan Journal #363. Tasted 6/28/10. 22oz bomber. Hazy with a golden hue. Brainy off-white head. Aromas of honey, hops and toast. Undertones of tart berries. Slight burn in the nose. Full bodied with a sticky palate. Decent alcohol note. A lot of melon and berry flavors in this one. Followed by a lot of grapefruit bitterness. This is a big beer! Definitely an Imperial. Smooth sipper. Very nice!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhightow (24) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 26, 2010
hazy, orange, minimal head, white foam, citrus, medium bitterness, medium body, bitter,

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koopa (338) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Appearance: golden orange translucent body with a 1 finger white crown that shows some retention and lacing. Attractive! Smell: Oh baby can you say citrus hop bomb? Loads of grapefruit and a touch of lemon. Taste: The only thing holding this brew back from scoring higher is an abundance of grapefruit flavor which means there is also a fair share of bitterness. The bitterness helps mask the abv and decreases as the brew warms. Not much of a malt profile here....this is strictly a grapefruit hop bomb. Dare I say Pliny-esque? One dimensional yes, but great at that dimension! Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and a hint of stickyness but with ample carbonation makes this one great! Drinkability: The high abv is a set back in this department. Great DIPA! Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 08-08-2009

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zdk (1871) - New York, New York, USA - APR 27, 2010
Tap @ RnH - pours orange, arouma is citrusy and crispy malts. floral, pine and tangy notes. medium bodied and high (excessive?) carbonation. Tasty though, and the alcohol is well hidden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (18719) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2010
Tap at Rattle and Hum. Pours glowing orange-gold with a decent, fluffy white head. Big citrus aroma of pineapple, grapefruit and orange, and strong notes of caramel malts. The flavor is potent but extremely well-balanced, making it an easy drink. Lots more citrus and heavy bitterness, but the massive malt backbone evens things out. Very sweet from start to finish, with a lingering citrus, very mild pine, and plenty of sugar. Medium bodied, average carbonation. So great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TeamTrappist (832) - jericho, New York, USA - APR 21, 2010
Tap at Rattle n Hum. Poured an unclear amber. Nose is big fruity piny hops that say look out here we come. And come they do. This is very well carbonated so it along with the great taste it’s almost too easy to drink. Very dry and not fruity. It’s bitter in the middle and in the end an leaves you thirsty which is great until your glass is empty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 21, 2010
On tap at Rattle n Hum during the Ballast Point event on 4/20/10. Poured into an uber Delirium glass.... hazy orange. Taste is largely citrus... tangerines, grapefruit. ABV is well hidden. A monster brew, full of flavor but not burning with bitterness or alcohol... just delicious. Better than most IIPAs. Near world class.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2010
The aroma is awesome, sweet hops with fruit and citrus notes. The orange cloudy color has a decent creamy head. The flavors of citrus, hops, and crisp ale blend together smoothly on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madvike (3205) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 7, 2010
Bottle - Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Smells of grassy, herbal hops, but with a nice malt backbone. Well-balanced and fruity sweet--not much hop profile in the taste, surprisingly, but finishes dry with grassy hops and a bit of nuttiness. Smooth and syrupy in the mouth.

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