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RATINGS: 793   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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 18, 2007
Slightly hazy amber colour. Nice fuity, sweet aroma with some grapefruit. Flavour is sweet and hoppy, some caramel, grapefruit, maltiness. Dry crisp and fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2007
Cloudy fully golden colour with a small white head. Nice complex aroma of malty sweetness and a hoppy citric fruityness. Malty, light caramel sweet flavor with a hoppy pine apple fruity note. Quite dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2007
Courtesy of Pailhead. Hazy dirty orange, 1 finger off-white head. Nice balance between caramel and pine in the aroma, bigger citrus background as it warms. Flavor is big pine and grapefruit from front to back. Just enough malt to balance. Huge pine resin aftertaste. Medium body and mouthfeel. Well done.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
xmarcnolanx (929) - Kirkwood, Missouri, USA - JAN 16, 2007
Had this hop monstrosity on tap. Very good beer with only a slight malt presence. Huge and citrusy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2007
(Bottle 65 cl) Pours amber golden with tiny impurities and a small, creamy white head. Fresh, citrusy, grapefruitish aroma. Quite full-bodied with some caramel and then some extremely perfumy aroma hops leaving a rather extreme bitterness. 080107

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
smhncabot (310) - Cabot, Arkansas, USA - JAN 12, 2007
on tap. this had a very big citrus nose and huge citrus hoppy bitter taste. malt is only evident midway through taste. personally i thought this was a wonderful hop bomb.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bgburdman9 (857) - Kettering, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2007
I cant believe sliffy and i rated this exactly the same. Poured a orangish yellow color with a thin white head. Aroma was of citrus and perfumy. Pretty sweet and malty but very balanced for a IIPA. Pretty good IIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2007
Bottle: Copper in color with a white head. Aroma, oranges, floral, some herbal hops. Really bright aroma. Flavor, floral hops, some sweetness, a nicely bitter finish. The flavor was almost purfumey, a new hop character to me, which is always nice. This was really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2007
Bottled. LIght amber coloured. Unclear. Off white dense head. Pines, herbs, flowers and a quite dense light fruity balance. Flavour as well is totally balanced and smooth. I’m really impressed by the sweet fruits, that totally counter the hard attack from a dense and vivid pinye hoppyness. Flowers and light spicy notes mingles with some light chocolate. Full bodied. Is dry. Has a fantastic bitterness in the end. Man I love this brew. Thanks to Degarth for the trade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - JAN 7, 2007
22oz bottle- Pours into a Johns Grocery snifter, a slightly hazy medium amber color pushing slightly towards the lighter shades. A small ring of white foam finishes out the appearance. The aroma is disappointing giving the description on the bottle and the style in question. It is distinctly apple, apple cider, and maybe even a little hint of sour apple as well. My friend who tried to get the aroma brought up church wine. Drinking this is thick and syrupy, here comes the hops. Big and flavorful, not overpowering though. Just big and there. I love it.

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