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RATINGS: 812   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (2977) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Poured from a bomber. Orange and mostly clear pour. Thin white head. Fruity aroma. Amazing taste as good as any IPA I have had. Orange pine grapefruit hoppy floral - all my favorite attributes in this one. On my short list top 5-10 I have had ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1865) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 18, 2014
On tap at Ballast Point Tasting Room. Pours golden with minimal head. Aroma is pine resin. Spicy. Hides its ibu's. Alcohol is present. Slight burn. Ok but not great. Finishes dry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1571) - Maryland, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Location/Date:Bottle on 11/10/2014 split with Dave.

Appearance: Pours a orange nearly clear.
Aroma: Aroma heavy of grapefruit.
Taste: Medium bitterness, pine, grapefruit.
Palate:Medium body.

Summary: Sometimes it is hard to seperate expectations from a beer based on style and brewery, but no matter what this is truly a tasty brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
IPABevyGuy (46) - New York, USA - NOV 8, 2014
This is like a sculpin on steroids. Very hoppy, citrus and a little earthy, with a bit of malt to balance it out. Flavor lingers around very nicely and you would never know it’s 10% ABV. Awesome brew!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElCapitan22 (107) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Pours a golden amber color with decent lacing and fair head retention. Tastes of floral components, citrus and malt. A Fucking fantastic beverage!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2427) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
10/26/2014. 22 oz. bottle. Floral, hoppy aromas with hints of caramel. Typical SD style IPA with all it entails. Big and bitter, loads of hops and a very long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
elbernays (587) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 24, 2014
Pint Bottle from local liquor store orlando. Pours orange with one finger white head. Spruce pine citrus nose. Caramel chewy malts with a strong sharp bitterness. Lasting with a citrus aftertaste. Great balance for alcohol strength. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jehoesefat (291) - Poway, California, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Piney hop aroma. Pours clear orange with a tan head. Good flavor, bitter at first and then ends even more bitter!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PacNWDad (106) - Washington, USA - OCT 19, 2014
On draft at Chuck’s 85th as part of a 4-Ballast Point beer sampler. Golden hue, pretty clear, thick head and lots of lace on the sides. Strong hops notes, with lots of citrus - grapefruit in particular, and tropical fruits like passionfruit. Caramel and brown sugar from the malt. Strong bitter flavor, then sweetness from the malt, overall a good balance. Body is heavy and oily, a little alcohol pepperiness, not highly carbonated. Overall another great beer from a great brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdiBeer (1407) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Aroma: sweet caramel and tropical fruits, some flowers, peaches. Appearance: clear amber, small, creamy, beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets retreating quickly, getting very bitter, dry, long finish. Overall: very nice IIPA, great aroma. Pint at Ballast Point Brewery, San Diego.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paincane (168) - Georgia, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Deep golden body, off-white head and great lacing. Floral aromas. A hefty malt base with hoppy pine flavors and bitter clean dry finish.

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