Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Ratings: 5,751
Reviews: 1,736
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 302
Gots: 994 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This oak-aged gentle giant has been gaining popularity over the past few years and is now available year-round.

For Burton Baton, we brew two "threads," or batches, of beer: an English-style old ale and an imperial IPA.

After fementating the beers separately in our stainless tanks, they're transferred and blended together in one of our large oak tanks. Burton Baton sits on the wood for about a month.

When enjoying the Burton Baton, you'll find an awesome blend of the citrus notes from Northwestern hops melding with woody, vanilla notes from the oak. The wood also tends to mellow the 10% ABV of Burton, so tread cautiously!

70 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-08-2004)
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Photo of davecaddell
4.85/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Benjamin_Stewart
4.94/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A blend of a barleywine and an IIPA. It takes the strengths of each and synergistically synthesizes them into something that is greater than the some of its parts.

Photo of JPowell712
4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark and strong! Like motor oil to the pour. Very strong stuff! I liked it a lot. Just be careful... It will get you there quickly!

Photo of Harvest06
4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stsbst
4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bikeboy1
4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of markdrinksbeer
4.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Srbelow
3.48/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nra818
4.4/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BPMeyer27
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Electros
4.68/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tappangordo
4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Inglum515
4.79/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of KBS
3.86/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ClavisAurea
4.41/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Fresh 12oz bottle served in a snifter glass at fridge temps. Bottle is dated 08/2014.

Appearance: pale orange with a nice firm off white head of very fine bubbles. Highly carbonated.

Nose: heavy on the citrus from the hops, orange juice, slight vanilla cookie smell

Taste/Mouthfeel: not heavy at all, lemons and fresh oranges, bitter orange peel, no alcohol at all, since this is a fresh beer the citrusy hops really pop and haven't lost any of their mellowness.

Overall: This is a fantastic beer fresh, super enjoyable. I am bewildered how Sam hides the monstrous alcohol content in between all of the layers of flavors. I'm really excited to age this beer and see what happens when the hops mellow and the English Old Ale thread of the mix comes to the forefront.

Photo of olafphysics
4.89/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MOVERTON1284
3/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I drank this a few years back before I really liked IPAs. Need to try again, but I remember it being a decent beer

Photo of colbond
4.54/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chuck_IPA_Mathus
3.69/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Oak on the nose. Malty backbone on taste.

Photo of Footballtennishockeygolf
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.44/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Doovl
5/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BlueMoon10
4.29/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cam12
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bambinichole
3.21/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 1

Drank when I was.golfing so.not really a good review

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Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 5,751 ratings.