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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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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nik925 (769) - USA - OCT 27, 2012
Wonderful choice of hops. Nice and sticky. The malt is very mellow and sits nicely behind the malt. All the normal hop flavors are in there full strength and a bit of a few less common fruit/flower flavors aromas. A bit thick w/ a bit too much alcohol on the flavor. A great hop bomb with some great elements and a few flaws.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
backdaft (255) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - APR 1, 2015
Bomber. Pours a deep gold/orange color. Small head with some lacing. Aroma is sweet malt & dank, resinous, pine. Lots of booze to this one. Taste is (heavy) alcohol, (heavy) caramel malt, and (heavy) bitter resinous hops. A bit of anise is present. Full bodied with a slick, oily mouthfeel. Nice hop profile, but just too much malt for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kajser27 (116) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 31, 2015
Hazy amber colored, small white head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt and mostly floral and citrus, grapefruit hops. Taste is medium to heavy caramel malt sweet, strong and bitter floral, fruity and citrus hops. Very bitter and quite dry finish and aftertaste, boozy. Thick, full oily body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrohia (170) - - MAR 26, 2015
World of Beer, Baltimore, draft. Nice hoppy bitter aroma, but not strong enough to make my eyes roll back in my head. Aroma smells a little like a farm, if you get my drift. Has a sharpness, an anise, to it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3407) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 26, 2015
Bottle (12 oz) bought @ Cambridge Wine & Spirits. Hotel Room Tasting.

Appearance: Clear bright golden/orange with a small fully lasting white head and little lacing.

Aroma: Quite hoppy (dank and citrusy hops) with a lot of resin, alcohol and herbal presence.

Taste: Medium sweetness. Quite resinous with dank hops, citrus/tropical fruits, light spiciness, boozy presence and medium bitterness.

Palate: Medium to full body. Moderate to medium carbonation. Super oily mouthfeel. Dry resinous finish. Warming.

Overall: Impressively drinkable for a 10% abv DIPA. It’s a bit boozy, but it’s not one of those horrible DIPA that you could confuse with an hoppy Barley Wine. Tasty and well balanced.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (2222) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle 355ml. Pours golden with low off-white head. Some lacing. Aroma is of lots of alcohol, resin, pine, tropical fruits, citrus. Taste is pretty much the same with bitterness, citrus, resin, lots of booze. Warming alcohol. Palate: Medium-full bodied. Soft carbonation. Overall: Good. Boozy.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
olsvammel (3803) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle at Örebro Ölcafé. Fruity and hoppy smell with passion fruit, grape and grass. Similar taste. Nice long smooth bitterness. Easy to drink. Well hidden alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
katrinaez (241) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Tasty and heavy hitting. Slight honey and a little fruit. Hops is good not over the top like some ipa.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (3807) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Clear gold pour with white head. Aroma is dank, grassy, weedy. Taste is bitter, boozy, herbal finish. Palate is full bodied, good carbonation. Decent, a bit harsh.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (7488) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/20/15] Draught at Ballast Point Old Grove in San Diego. Clear deep golden. Aroma of fruity hops and quite a bit of malt. Sweet malty flavor with caramel, fruity/piney hops and a strong bitter finish with some alcohol. Medium-bodied.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
721Lance (60) - Oceanside Ca, California, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Another unreal beer from Ballast. Big huge hop aroma, flavor continues with hop forward ness, slight malt sweetness with some alcohol residual. Ours crystal clear with an opulent hop finish.


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