Dorado Double IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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92
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2,900 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by drewbage on 06-14-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,900
Reviews:
688
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
9.73%
 
 
Wants:
297
Gots:
801
For Trade:
6
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.52/5  rDev +10%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.48/5  rDev +9%

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4.56/5  rDev +10.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Aroma was lemon, orange, honey, big malt sweetness, floral. Poured golden amber with a white head, medium to full bodied, it was heavy and sticky and prickly on the palate. Tastes of citrus fruits, that lemon and orange/tangerine were there, a big malt sweetness and hop bitterness strike a good balance. Not my first pick for a double IPA but a very good one regardless.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Good beer. Not the best double IPA I have tried, but very solid all around.

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1/5  rDev -75.7%

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4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.19/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Clear, copper hue with minimal carbonation and a nice fluffy two-finger head.

S: Big, citrus punch. Apricot. Tart cherry. Slight, sweet malt. A bit of alcohol bite lets you know its a DIPA.

T: For a 10% DIPA, extremely well balanced. Hops come on strong, with rich citrusy flavors. You can tell the alcohol is there but the sweet malts in this one really balance the bite.

M: Finishes very clean, and is surprisingly session worthy due to the balance in this brew. Leaves the palate with the hops making you salivate which is answered/quenched by the sweet malts used.

O: Very enjoyable. The sculpin is killer and this guy is a close second and a great stand in if you are looking for something with a bit more kick. Prost!

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Dorado Double IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 2,900 ratings.
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