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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

1,667 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,667
Reviews: 497
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 201
Gots: 130 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

gillagorilla, Oct 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Aroma was lemon, orange, honey, big malt sweetness, floral. Poured golden amber with a white head, medium to full bodied, it was heavy and sticky and prickly on the palate. Tastes of citrus fruits, that lemon and orange/tangerine were there, a big malt sweetness and hop bitterness strike a good balance. Not my first pick for a double IPA but a very good one regardless.

BrewChatKen, Oct 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

MisSigsFan, Oct 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Good beer. Not the best double IPA I have tried, but very solid all around.

HunterSBeerson, Oct 28, 2014
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1/5  rDev -75.8%

KatFleming333, Oct 27, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +6.3%

dedbeer, Oct 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

jzlyo, Oct 27, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +1.2%

Stillyman11, Oct 27, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +2.4%

KlayWey, 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
Photo of tbraun1
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%

NickThePyro, Oct 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

WuBByG999, Oct 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

jpd7374, Oct 19, 2014
Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,667 ratings.