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RATINGS: 1117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   IBU: 90   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


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onystrom (1333) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, - MAR 19, 2008
Beautiful clear golden color with a somewhat okay head. Very hoppy, like drinking a skyless summer day...


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MohaBeer (174) - Lima, PERU - MAY 26, 2016
Dorado con ribetes ambar, transparente, muy buena espuma y adherencia. Malta maltoso moderado, lúpulo pináceo-herbáceo moderado-moderado bajo, notas cárnicas, diacetilo. En boca lúpulo de amargor moderado alto, malta maltoso moderado, lúpulo pináceo-especiado moderado alto, umami, cárnico, prosciutto, fenoles, picante, pimienta, pimienta blanca,vainilla, canela, untuosidad. Final cárnico lupulado sin astringencia, con cuerpo y buena carbonatación.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bombelsky (28) - - MAY 18, 2016
Poured from a 12 FL.OZ. bottle into a snifter. Golden, clear color. Very thick 3-4 fingers, frothy head. Decent lacing. Average, medium carbonation. Nice fresh aroma of a resin and sweet aromas of a grapefruit and mango. Some alcohol, some caramel. Heavy bitter flavor, later light sweetness. Bitterness is not harsh, that I can tell. Medium body. Creamy, oily, sticky and little bit salty. Has a very long, dry finish. Tasty but not very special beer. Expiration date: 22.01.2017 Review date: 18.05.2016

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerGolem (769) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 12, 2016
This is a fairly enjoyable double IPA. Aroma and taste is hoppy, earthy, fruity and shows hints of citrus. Not too boozy. Pleasant long lasting bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vandc01 (309) - North Branch, USA - MAY 9, 2016
12oz bottle poured at home - no bottling date on it. Tastes fairly fresh. The aroma is present, but not overhelming. Taste is very crisp and dry. No alcohol present for a 10% beer. Pretty tasty

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ttheilen (528) - USA - MAY 6, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TattooJack (443) - Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Poured from the six pack of bottles, not the first time I’ve had this one just can’t get around to rating it because it’s so potent and delicious. Taste is creamy, piney, sticky, tropical, thick, and not boozy at all considering it’s alcohol content. This is one of my favorites and always a go to when I find it cold.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4888) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2016
Pours a deep dark orangish amber color. Aromas of big hop action, sweet malts, and more hops. Flavor has some bready malty tastes with nice grapefruit and floral hop taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
brownaler (488) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Hop palette is complex with brown sugar and pineapple. Bubbly finish with guava.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
growler6 (114) - Pocasset, Massachusetts, USA - APR 29, 2016
Orange, rosemary and tea aromas blend well with caramel sweetness and hop bitterness. Medium body and not too sticky. Bitter finish lingers in the back of my throat. A solid DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GJF (1468) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - APR 26, 2016
Bottle at Moonrakers in Iowa City. Big, bold beer. Hoppy dry finish after a big malty body.


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