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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

1,664 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,664
Reviews: 496
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 200
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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3.76/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Type: 12-oz. draft
Glass: Tulip
From: KnB Wine Cellars in Del Cerro (San Diego), Calif.
Price: $5.00 (Wednesday deal)
Purchased: Aug. 7, 2013
Consumed: Aug. 7, 2013
Misc.: N/A

Poured an orange color with two fingers of frothy off-white head when I got it. Very good amount of even layered lacing. Above average retention.

Smelled orange, caramel, resin hops, citrus hops, light floral hops, skunkiness and some grapefruit.

Tasted smoother than the smell. Got tangerine, orange rind and caramel malts.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Long, smooth, warming finish.

A good IIPA, but not quite terrific. Would definitely have it again though.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into belgian tulip; slightly hazy bright orange with a lovely fluffy white head that leaves tons of lacing. Smell is pine, pine, pine; some hints of citrus rind and sweet fruit peek through but it's mostly pine. Taste is surprisingly complex compared to the smell; starts off with sweet malt but moves quickly into bitter/spicy hops with strong pine tastes. Finishes with drying bitter and spiciness, leaving some lingering sweetness and a hint of alcohol heat. Damn good west-coast IPA, this could hold its own against stuff like Ruination.

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Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,664 ratings.