Dorado Double IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Dorado Double IPADorado Double IPA
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4.12/5
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2,923 Ratings
Dorado Double IPADorado Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DrewBeechum on 06-14-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,824
Reviews:
694
Ratings:
2,923
pDev:
9.71%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
300
Gots:
819
Trade:
6
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4.15/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.49/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eastside151
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerCannuck
4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of superdoopersauce
4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of M_chav
3.91/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of toothirsty
3.94/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikerrobes
4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JRListon
4.66/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bottle (undated)

Beautiful white, creamy head. Nice head retention. Great lacing. Slightly hazy, beautiful light copper color.

The nose is dominated by grapefruit, but there is a little malty, biscuity smell underlying.

Taste is a bit subdued in terms of the hops. There is some really nice hop bitterness, but not overly fruity, or citrusy. The taste is a wonderful balance of the alcohol, hops and malt.

Mouthfeel is perfect for the style. Medium mouthfeel, slightly chalky, but really well done.

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Photo of tylerstravis
3.82/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbattey
3.96/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Drew_V_dt
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Mdez
3.77/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Totalpackage411
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Incredible hops with a hint of fruitiness. The grapefruit sculpin is still probably my favorite, but if you like sculpin IPA this packs a bigger punch. This beer is very refreshing and highly drinkable. I highly recommend this beer.

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3.71/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GFish
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.81/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tall pint glass: color is copper, transparent, head is off white, presents about 1/4 inch thick then dissipates to a top and ring.

Smell is very pleasant, huge grapefruit and pine hop aroma, citrus is first followed by the strong earthy, pine notes; on the finish there is pleasant biscuit and toast malt flavor.

Taste is dry forward, then heads towards some lighter malt flavor, then the huge hop flavor over powers in the finish. Toast and biscuit malt are noted, hops are drying more earthy, piney. I can taste the strength of this beer but not the flavor of the alcohol.

Mouthfeel is where this beer does not connect with me, very drying and maybe overbittered, just the balance of the hop bitterness leaves an extreme dryness on my tongue.

Overall, a nice looking, great smelling, good tasting DIPA.

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4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.86/5  rDev +18%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.79/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.12 out of 5 with 2,923 ratings
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