RATINGS: 1162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 Diegos 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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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ACHops (1563) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 17, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2014 On tap @ Chucks 85th. Pours slightly cloudy medium pale orange with minimal head. Aroma is minimal - mild pale malt and lighly fruity spicy hops. Taste is big, abrasive juicy caramel malt with assertive earthy piney hops on the finish. Sizable abv is evident. Maybe think of this as an imperial Big Eye? Wish theyd had this on tap at the brewery in SD when I visited earlier this year; I bet this would be better fresh.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (10848) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2017
[email protected] Bar, Malm - Amber pour with white head. Sweet fruity and malty aroma and taste, solid sweet caramel malty base, some tropical fruity hits punching through, solid hoppy bitter finish. Lovely old skool dipa.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
agent_persik (731) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 27, 2017
Dark amber color, big beige head. Aroma of caramel, citrus, toffee, honey, piney and spicy hops. Sweet bitter taste with nice hoppy bitter finish and a bit dry aftertaste. Medium body and average carbonation. Very nice double IPA.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (2618) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 8, 2017
almost clear dark orange to amber colour, large, creamy off-white head; aroma of pine resin, grapefruit, orange zest oils, lemongrass, celery and biscuit; taste of devastating hoppy bitterness with resiny and grapefruity notes, slight celery as well as biscuity-malty and honey sweetness - really schizophrenic! I love it!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LLaurin (457) - Motala, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2017
Nice hazy look with lots of hops and some strength in nose and taste. Palate is longlasting and also with hoppy bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (2235) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAR 29, 2017
Clear orange color with off-white head. Aroma is really malty with some biscuits and candied orange notes. Taste starts bitter upfront with some sweet malt in the background. The hops are mostly orange and pine forward. Medium to light body, medium carbonation. Overall its a decent west coast, really classic DIPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (3150) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 19, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking a Dorado Double IPA by Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits at Saska Kępa Ziolowo maloowocowe, sporo slodowosci, juz lekko utlenione, niezle niezle

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
stantheman (1015) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 18, 2017
On tap at St Augustines in Vancouver. A medium amber beer with faint hop and malt nose. Slightly sweet, moderately hopped, some background malts. Not to my mind a great beer, but a very nice one, and the niceness is in the delicate balance of hops and malts. 3.7

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jandorris (645) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Piana bardzo ładna, piwo o złocistej barwie, klarowne. W zapachu żywiczno ziołowe. To samo w smaku, poza tym trochę karmeli. Alkohol schowany pięknie.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
migwell (357) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 7, 2017
Bottle to tulip. Good aroma of grapefruit and hops, very nice initial taste of citrus, malt, fruit, hops and alcohol. Unfortunately this is followed by a burst of lingering dry mouth bitterness, which seems common to many left-coasters. But for that, it is a well made brew that I will avoid in future.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (4084) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 6, 2017
Bottle, bb in the bottom is not decipharable (from beergium). Pours amber with whiteish head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, spicy, caramelly, citrusy. Flavor is sweet and bitter, citrus, oranges, pine, caramel. Finish is pine bitter with some noticeable booze. Body is on the thinner side. Overall: I quite like it.
Whats with americans and BB-s?! You can print some crap under the bottle, but not readable bottling date or BB?! Point removed from the overall.


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