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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

1,661 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,661
Reviews: 496
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 200
Gots: 129 | 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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4/5  rDev -3.4%

jzlyo, Oct 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

spoonhawk, Oct 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

Fcip78, Oct 25, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Clear, copper hue with minimal carbonation and a nice fluffy two-finger head.

S: Big, citrus punch. Apricot. Tart cherry. Slight, sweet malt. A bit of alcohol bite lets you know its a DIPA.

T: For a 10% DIPA, extremely well balanced. Hops come on strong, with rich citrusy flavors. You can tell the alcohol is there but the sweet malts in this one really balance the bite.

M: Finishes very clean, and is surprisingly session worthy due to the balance in this brew. Leaves the palate with the hops making you salivate which is answered/quenched by the sweet malts used.

O: Very enjoyable. The sculpin is killer and this guy is a close second and a great stand in if you are looking for something with a bit more kick. Prost!

tbraun1, Oct 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Moses_Malone, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Mikeyson4, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Ludwigkpa, Oct 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

trxxpaxxs, Oct 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

BabaBeer, Oct 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Fillossofher, Oct 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

SwG237, Oct 21, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +2.4%

The_Mike_Hay, Oct 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

sd123, Oct 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

10/18/2014. 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.

PacNWDad, Oct 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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dagubna, Oct 18, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +0.2%

johlac66, Oct 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Deep golden body, off-white head and great lacing. Floral aromas. A hefty malt base with hoppy pine flavors and bitter clean dry finish.

Paincane, Oct 16, 2014
Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,661 ratings.