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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
92
outstanding

1,974 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,974
Reviews: 553
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 223
Gots: 249 | FT: 4
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:
Beer added by: drewbage on 06-14-2003

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Photo of mterv
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Surprisingly dynamic taste despite 10% abv

Photo of delta490
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a lighter amber with a short-lived creamy white head leaving small soapy lacing. The aroma is mild, grapefruit citrus and floral. The taste is similar with a little bit of pine added to the mix and just a hint of malt. The body is thinner, easy drinking, with a just a slightly bitter bite on the finish.

Photo of ViSCiD
3.92/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A good and strong IPA— generously hoppy, with a dry and slightly bitter finish. Good stuff.

Photo of Rihup
4.63/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Capsfan90
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jtrigonis
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blazer22
4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hillind
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TampaRainman
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of skrewyou82
3.89/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of assman79
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rjs246
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Right, so this is delicious. Sculpin is basically perfect in my eyes and this isn't far behind.

Photo of JeffBlue
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

(bottle, 12oz) Amber/Orange color; nose more fruity than hoppy; hops become more present throughout tasting and the alcohol reveals itself towards the end (2/23/15)

Photo of RJB66
4.81/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Tom_Gilman
4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Erik-P
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paulish
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VAcrossr
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jakea
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dizzy242
4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of galwayjoyce
4.72/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Finally! A Ballast Point product that has LIVED UP to the hype.
EPITOME of what it means to be a west coast IPA, done better than most any other WC IPA I have tried.

Photo of NCIPArunner
4.62/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MSandahl23
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Austin32
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Might have had a bottle slightly past its prime, smell and look were great but taste was quite bitter and not in a crisp hoppy way. I will try it again and revise this if necessary.

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Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,974 ratings.