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RATINGS: 970   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   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 (1321) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, - MAR 19, 2008
Beautiful clear golden color with a somewhat okay head. Very hoppy, like drinking a skyless summer day...


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2654) - Gray, Maine, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Ok its official I just dont like Ballast Point hoppy offerings... Not sure what it is they all taste like hop jello. Anyhow, pours a medium orange golden color with lots of aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, pine and some sweet pineapple. Palate follows but is masked in this weird layer of foggy gelatin, not sure what it is, its apparent through the whole line. Never had a beer disagree with my palate as much as these. Abrasive, boozy. Meh.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1209) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle at home, 26th June 15. Aroma is clean and hoppy. Taste is really well balanced, tasty, drinks below the ABV. Great DIPA

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (5903) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2015
Draught at BrewDog Bar, Göteborg, Sweden. Clear amber, medium white head. Bready malt aroma, perfumy and piney hops. Medium to full bodied, medium carbonation. Dry, medium to high bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2930) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2015
Tap at BDE. golden/amber with white head. Aroma is resinous, piney, caramel and grapefruit. Taste of pine and grapefruit. Oily texture with a pleasant bitterness. Solid DIPA

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Turtles (356) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2015
Tap @ Bishops Arms Hornsgatan. Hazy copper, fluffy white head. Hoppy and bitter aroma, passion fruit, grapefruit, pine, alcohol. Medium body with a malty and alcohol strong mouthfeel. The taste is bitter, pine, grapefruit, malt, caramel, herbs. Finish dry and strong.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (801) - - JUN 24, 2015
amber color; citrusy hop aroma; dry, citrusy hop flavor; lots of citrusy, grapefruit notes; very light malt base; all about the citrusy hops; surprisingly light malt base for the alcohol levels achieved

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thomas1 (17) - - JUN 24, 2015
Nothing special but has a swimmingly good balance of pine, grapefruit and orange marmalade with burnt caramel and ......whoops forgot it was 10% which is the most distinguishing comment.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadIndian (2586) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Bottle from Craft. Nice notes of Caramel malts, citrus, marmalade, grapefruit and pine. Decent body, crisp finish. Nicely done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
drpimento (2460) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Decent appearance but I think the hops were a bit oxidized. Very good body and the beer is quite drinkable. Don’t notice the alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JK (4916) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Copper color. Dry hop aroma. Flavor has sweet malt, which I expected based on the high abv.. Balanced by the dryness of the dorado hops. Dry and earthy flavors, some wild grass and flowers. Fairly heavy palate, and it took awhile to drink one glass. Good.


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