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Dorado Double IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Dorado Double IPADorado Double IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,529 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,529
Reviews: 483
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 185
Gots: 99 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drewbage on 06-14-2003)
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richkrull

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +20.5%

11-09-2012 02:28:07 | More by richkrull
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Andragos

New York

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-08-2013 18:00:01 | More by Andragos
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mrelizabeth

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

07-28-2012 01:50:52 | More by mrelizabeth
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GetMeAnIPA

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

I was looking for a solid double IPA when someone recommended this to me and I couldn't have been any happier. My only comment is AWESOME!!!

Well, maybe awesome isn't my only comment. It pours a hazy golden yellow and has that unique blend and balance of intense hops, strong alcohol while remaining smooth and drinkable. I am getting giddy just thinking about it. I could session this beer or just relax with a bomber. The only problem it doesn't come in a 12pk.

09-09-2009 19:47:48 | More by GetMeAnIPA
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jtierney89

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.5%

Wow. Off scents and sight, I'm already creaming over this beer. Fluffy white head stands tall above the brim of the glass atop a gorgeous and crystal clear newly refinished copper color. Pungent nose of tropical fruit and skunky hop resin! Papaya, pineapple, and sticky pine! Subtle notes of apricot and tangerine. Head just sticks to the glass. Super active beer with lots of visible carbonation.

Pure heaven. So much tropical fruit and not a touch of detectable alcohol.Same fruit flavors that are on the nose pass over the tongue. Sweet sticky honey and caramel like flavors only compliment the hops in the most amazing ways possible. Clean bitterness makes the beer not overly sweet. Lingering caramel covered tropical fruit in the mouth. The sweetness is offset by the bitterness so perfectly leaving nothing but delicious and balanced flavors in the mouth. The beer even has a slightly tannic quality. So incredibly balanced and smooth. Dangerously smooth! Why isn't this available in NJ year round and in 6 pack or 4 pack form!? I would pay 20 dollars a 6 for this! Pure brewing perfection.

08-03-2012 03:40:34 | More by jtierney89
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RobertJBeer

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.5%

01-14-2014 19:02:10 | More by RobertJBeer
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Scorpious

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

This beer is burnt-orange/sunset amber in color. It has slight fruity undertones. When poured the beer has no head, with slight bubbles an intoxicating swirl pattern in the glass. All of this leads to nice legs in the glass and smooth viscoity...

The taste is very clean, very refreshing and very good. (Still need to drink another bottle in a few months and see if the taste improves like I hope/plan it will)

The beer itself has a very light mellow mouthfeel, with a crisp, intial hoppiness in the beginning with a nice smooth finish.


With a 9.1% ABV this beer is still very smooth and satisfying.

01-12-2007 03:48:18 | More by Scorpious
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Kaydogg

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.5%

12-01-2011 02:23:46 | More by Kaydogg
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CalbeDacks

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +20.5%

08-14-2012 01:55:21 | More by CalbeDacks
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bigwillystyle


5/5  rDev +20.5%

09-19-2012 01:47:19 | More by bigwillystyle
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BOSMECH

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.5%

Well I use to do the full review thing but it just got a bit to old so here is what I have to say about this Ballast Point Beer.
I currently live in Boston MA. which is drinking city, and went back to San Diego to work on my friends airplane. After I was done I found the local liquor store to buy a beer and since Ballst point is a west coast and San Diego thing and hard to get on the east caost I got this with my take out dinner and it was the best beer I have ever had, and trust me I have been all over the world, this beer is the best I have had soo far, so try it and judge for yourself.

04-29-2013 23:56:21 | More by BOSMECH
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garmin_gecko

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.5%

07-20-2013 04:11:01 | More by garmin_gecko
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modernartblues

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +20.5%

11-15-2011 21:36:51 | More by modernartblues
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jan_acker

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.5%

05-14-2014 14:49:11 | More by jan_acker
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server222

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.5%

04-17-2013 20:36:12 | More by server222
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imyourhero21

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

12-06-2011 23:54:26 | More by imyourhero21
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jeezie

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

11-16-2011 02:42:07 | More by jeezie
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jwelsh

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.5%

11-17-2011 12:47:22 | More by jwelsh
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.5%

11-20-2011 05:34:35 | More by paulys55
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havok1024

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.5%

09-03-2012 23:06:30 | More by havok1024
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justinlaz

Arizona

5/5  rDev +20.5%

08-04-2012 15:53:52 | More by justinlaz
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hankbenzenberg

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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Tennessee

5/5  rDev +20.5%

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California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

09-06-2012 15:47:35 | More by Buick222
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Rocketman8911

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

07-08-2013 10:48:08 | More by Rocketman8911
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Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,529 ratings.