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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

1,465 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,465
Reviews: 480
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 175
Gots: 84 | 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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jaydoc

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-30-2014 23:22:11 | More by jaydoc
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-29-2014 22:52:14 | More by Durandal_777
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Birmz

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-29-2014 19:15:01 | More by Birmz
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Deaner1308

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-27-2014 16:16:07 | More by Deaner1308
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Frothtastic

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-27-2014 05:07:48 | More by Frothtastic
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greymalkin

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-27-2014 02:05:59 | More by greymalkin
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Houser

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-26-2014 02:01:21 | More by Houser
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fps_dean

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a glass.

Pours a light golden orange, with a moderate head.

Smells like fruits and molasses.

Tastes like molasses and caramel with some citrusy hops and hints of grapefruit and mango and a noticeable amount of alcohol. There is clearly a lot of hops in this one, however also heavily balanced with strong malts, a bit too much in my opinion.

I found this to be quite thick for an IPA. Still, went down rather smoothly.

Overall, this is a decent brew, but nothing I will be running out the door to try again either. I was expecting a bit more from this one, considering it comes from the same brewery that brews Sculpin IPA.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 02:51:20 | More by fps_dean
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JamFuel

Sweden

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

05-24-2014 22:33:35 | More by JamFuel
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robear

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

05-24-2014 19:38:22 | More by robear
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bkwhoppa66

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-24-2014 02:18:25 | More by bkwhoppa66
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-24-2014 01:03:13 | More by Latarnik
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Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-23-2014 06:24:32 | More by Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer
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PictureThi5

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-21-2014 18:33:27 | More by PictureThi5
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stafford2

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-20-2014 10:42:02 | More by stafford2
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raulazzer

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-20-2014 05:19:11 | More by raulazzer
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-19-2014 22:00:35 | More by Satchboogie
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pdxkarl

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-19-2014 19:43:27 | More by pdxkarl
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

True amber without the glow. Regal look with a fluffy head that laces well. Awesome.

Citrusy brightness, tropical fruit, grapefruit, and tangerine. Lots of fresh hops. Only the palest of caramel malts that wants to fade away. Excellent.

Zesty tropical citrus, spicy hop leaf, hop oils, pressed grapefruit flesh, papaya, mango, and booze. My kind of Imperial IPA. All hops, no time wasted discerning the malt, which is thin enough to be kicked in the head by a serious alpha acid blitz. Dry as hell, with all kinds of implied fruit.

Drinkably lighter, but the booze will kick you in the ass. Carbonated with fervor. Still love it.

Amazing beer. Recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2014 00:20:54 | More by thecheapies
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Moose90

Colorado

4.46/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On-Tap @ Aces & Ales!!

A – Initially a decent looking beer, pale yellow in color, not orange like most in the style. Head was thin, bright white, left behind some of the best lacing I have ever seen.

S – Where do we start? Pineapple, mango, big grapefruit notes. Very sweet for sure, but the fruit notes are ridiculous here. Very fresh, some pine notes help to round this one out.

T – Such balance here, the hops are absolutely on the forefront and are very bright and sweet; the malt comes through and cuts through the bitterness in a supreme way. Very nice.

M – Medium bodied, not cloyingly sweet like the nose would have you believe. Carbonation level is quite nice, just about the perfect level here, aiding in the nice level of lacing.

O – Almost the perfect IIPA, very fresh fruit notes and a nice level of carbonation, this is up there with the best of them, very happy that I found it on tap from a fresh keg.

Serving type: on-tap

05-18-2014 00:42:26 | More by Moose90
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meatyard

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-17-2014 21:55:34 | More by meatyard
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cam12

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-17-2014 21:12:15 | More by cam12
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brittanylicious

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-17-2014 02:08:35 | More by brittanylicious
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heysuz

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-17-2014 02:06:31 | More by heysuz
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-16-2014 15:51:55 | More by scottbrew4u
Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,465 ratings.