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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

1,503 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,503
Reviews: 483
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 180
Gots: 89 | FT: 2
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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DRBiser

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-15-2013 15:43:33 | More by DRBiser
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notchucknorris

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

05-15-2013 04:31:12 | More by notchucknorris
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gr0g

New Jersey

4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pale amber, high clarity save for a bit of haze. Good head retention and lacing. Pungently hoppy aroma -- strong pine and grapefruit notes, with some ripe pineapple thrown in for good measure. The aroma also strongly suggests of ripe, dried tropical fruit.

Sweet, malt-forward flavor profile, but still plenty of hop character. Sugary sweetness is apparent and becomes more noticeable as the beer comes up to temperature. Hop flavors and bitterness are formidable but don't quite overpower the malt sugars as they should in an IPA. A resiny note actually compliments the sweetness pretty well.

While a very good DIPA, the scales are tipped a bit too far towards the sweet end. Dorado is good, but Sculpin is a much better, much more balanced IPA.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2013 04:02:58 | More by gr0g
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Zbeetleman

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-15-2013 03:40:49 | More by Zbeetleman
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Kubrickx

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-14-2013 20:35:53 | More by Kubrickx
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

05-14-2013 20:28:06 | More by AngusOg
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KAMOO

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-14-2013 18:36:13 | More by KAMOO
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Absolut

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-14-2013 14:38:46 | More by Absolut
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Mikecap

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-14-2013 14:14:13 | More by Mikecap
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jealmanzar

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-14-2013 13:53:50 | More by jealmanzar
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-13-2013 05:57:55 | More by Gatordaddy
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kustard

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-13-2013 04:04:11 | More by kustard
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MrMcGibblets

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-13-2013 02:41:13 | More by MrMcGibblets
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BlakeAM

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-13-2013 00:48:29 | More by BlakeAM
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Maillard

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-12-2013 08:44:32 | More by Maillard
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JohnBender

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-12-2013 03:47:04 | More by JohnBender
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kawilliams81

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip.

A- pours a bright dark caramel with a 2" light beige head. Big wall and leopard spotting of lacing coat the glass.

S- honey, caramel, juicy citrus (pineapple, papaya, oranges), very light spice and pine.

T- sweet caramel, biscuit, sweet oranges and pineapple, some spice and pine bitterness.

M- medium body and carbonation. Creamy, slick and drinks very easy at 9.6%.

O- nice ipa with big sweet malt body, juicy citrus and a light bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 01:21:19 | More by kawilliams81
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olivianjeremie

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-12-2013 00:49:30 | More by olivianjeremie
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-11-2013 22:01:26 | More by mikeburd1128
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olivermonster

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-11-2013 10:34:11 | More by olivermonster
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-11-2013 04:31:08 | More by GreesyFizeek
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surfotog

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-10-2013 23:58:00 | More by surfotog
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Topher78

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

05-10-2013 17:11:18 | More by Topher78
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eulerthegrape

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

05-10-2013 15:49:38 | More by eulerthegrape
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-10-2013 14:43:49 | More by twenty5
Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,503 ratings.