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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

1,658 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,658
Reviews: 495
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 199
Gots: 127 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

RKing44, Aug 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

ARaces23, Aug 03, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this at the Ballast Point tasting room.

Appearance – perfect crystal clear golden to amber color.

Smell – Hoppy...citrus and pine.

Taste – Citrusy and smooth. Alcohol is well hidden.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation and moderate body...not too full.

Overall – One of my favorite DIPAs. Similar to other SD brewed DIPAs but enjoying it at the Ballast Point tasting room, made it even better. Not as good as Pliny The Elder.

Oliver_Twist, Aug 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Photo of jrenihan
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoy by Feb 26, 2014. Not sure when it was bottled.

Toffee-coloured with a large off-white head. Good retention and lots of lace.

Nose is hoppy but with a substantial malt component as well. Citrus, mainly orange, and pine are prominent. Caramel malt.

Taste is like the nose. Pine, orange, caramel malt and a fair bit of alcohol heat. Too much booze. Fairly bitter, but the malt cuts it somewhat.

Full bodied, moderate carbonation. A bit heavy, quite oily.

Overall. pretty good, but not great. A bit disappointing.

jrenihan, Jul 27, 2013
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EricDrinksGoodBeer82, Jul 25, 2013
Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,658 ratings.