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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
92
outstanding

1,562 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,562
Reviews: 486
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 191
Gots: 105 | FT: 3
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%

jwalden, Jul 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

njable, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

strongaf, Jul 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

bobv, Jul 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

kristougher, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of SeanDonahue
3.48/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: A very light golden with about a finger of a head.

Aroma: Piney hops up front followed by some fruity notes that I couldn't put my finger on what fruit it was.

Taste: Hoppy up front. This beer drinks somewhat bitter and does not have a lot of smooth citrus qualities to it. The aftertaste tasted a bit nutty to me, almost like a nut brown ale would.

Overall, this is a standard IPA that would be great for beginner drinkers.

SeanDonahue, Jul 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

tystewart888, Jul 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -27.5%

frankthetank86, Jul 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

DaftCaskBC, Jul 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

theleechster, Jul 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

richj1970, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

jmathis, Jun 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -27.5%

Jsher, Jun 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

cozmo, Jun 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

RyV, Jun 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

BillHilly, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

smithj4, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of smakawhat
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a Dogfish Head ale glass. Best before Aug 29th 2013.

Real gorgeous crystal clear orange amber body. Head is off white and large nearly four fingers and very uniform, if a little soapy. Slow rising columns of carbonation coming from the middle. A real looker.

Super green fresh hops, grassy with a spruce piney like sense and tropical fruit. Slight bit of earth with a real juicy sensation to match which works great with the fruit angle. Limited malt presence but delivering a big IPA as promised.

Palate is full of green leafy goodness and chewy pine. Finishes with a big hop oily coating, and a wintergreen mint like finish. Mid palate has a little bit of citrus to tropical warmth with the pine and bitterness taking over slowly. Real good depth and mouthfeel for an IPA, extremely coating with a nice nearly oily but just slick feel. Moderate carbonation. After some time the malt sweetness comes in with a great wintergreen mint complimenting sweetness which really hits the spot.

Great beer, what can I say.

smakawhat, Jun 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Amerikon, Jun 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

PopnLoads, Jun 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

anticipation23, Jun 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Odysseyalien, Jun 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Altenor, Jun 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

DrinkingDrake, Jun 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

bird22, Jun 27, 2013
Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,562 ratings.