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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

1,492 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,492
Reviews: 482
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 177
Gots: 86 | 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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wtkphoto

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-31-2013 02:35:33 | More by wtkphoto
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-30-2013 23:47:14 | More by ssimpson89
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woodchip

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-30-2013 23:43:47 | More by woodchip
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.14/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Damn flashbacks to crappy late-90s/early-00s animated films... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear sunset brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises pine needle, light menthol, mild sweet biscuit, and light spicy greens. The taste mirrors this mixture exactly. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, this is an average DIPA at best, one that is actually balanced (a plus), but one that just doesn't distinguish itself in any real way.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2013 20:34:24 | More by TMoney2591
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AngelM

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-30-2013 18:27:41 | More by AngelM
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jbar920

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

05-30-2013 14:29:47 | More by jbar920
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bpasquini

California

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

05-30-2013 07:20:15 | More by bpasquini
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AleWatcher

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-30-2013 01:53:21 | More by AleWatcher
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craftbeerasian

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-30-2013 00:31:49 | More by craftbeerasian
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beardown2489

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-29-2013 06:35:17 | More by beardown2489
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thedjbear

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-29-2013 05:19:25 | More by thedjbear
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hopswap1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-29-2013 05:11:59 | More by hopswap1
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.16/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Best before date of 02/15/14. Poured in to tulip.

A - Translucent yellow/orange colour with a thin layer of cream coloured head.

S - Much lighter nose than expected. Citrus, pine and sweet caramel. Inviting but not seemingly a DIPA nose.

T - Makes up for the lack of pungency in the nose. An assertive bitterness hits the tongue right away with pine, grapefruit and orange rind flavours. Despite being very hop forward, the malt bill still contributes and sweet biscuity and somewhat buttery sweetness.

M - Medium body. Sticky and oily. Light to moderate carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 02:13:44 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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2GOOFY

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-29-2013 01:00:39 | More by 2GOOFY
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tubeman

New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-28-2013 22:50:22 | More by tubeman
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-28-2013 22:41:43 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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GuttaMane138

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-28-2013 09:14:35 | More by GuttaMane138
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ChugginOil

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-28-2013 01:29:28 | More by ChugginOil
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smcolw

Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Modest head but it leaves a continual blanket of lace. Clear with amber color.

Smell: Smooth caramel base with a light floral hop touch.

A good malt start. This yields to some alcohol warmth. The swallow features some grapefruit rind tasting hop bitterness. Long bitter aftertaste, but this is not extreme. Creamy body with a subdued carbonation level. Deceptively easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

05-27-2013 17:23:47 | More by smcolw
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esaeger1


4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-27-2013 02:50:53 | More by esaeger1
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GuitarIPA

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-26-2013 20:13:08 | More by GuitarIPA
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BRD14

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-26-2013 16:49:22 | More by BRD14
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Skramer

New York

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

05-26-2013 02:14:27 | More by Skramer
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-25-2013 21:19:42 | More by Slatetank
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twizzbeatz

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-24-2013 16:12:56 | More by twizzbeatz
Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,492 ratings.