Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery
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3.94/5 rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Poured from a bottle into a snifter.
A - Pours a clear orange/copper with a creamy, one-finger, eggshell colored head. Nice spider web like lacing. Excellent head retention for a 10% 'er.
S - Moderate strength aroma which smells more like an old ale than an IPA. Toffee, butterscotch, tobacco, wood, clean booze, with some hints of pine, mint, and grass. Smells pretty good.
T - Again, woody, old ale taste characteristics take center stage, and the taste matches the nose. Not much of the toffee/butterscotch detected in the aroma. Just enough hop bite to make things interesting, which manifests itself mostly of pine/spruce. Wood and hops combine to make this pretty bitter, but not unpleasantly so. ABV is noticeable throughout.
M - Medium bodied. Medium to low carbonation. Slightly acidic feel on the tongue.
O - Quite good, but something I'd have to be in the mood for. I found myself wishing it was a little sweeter. The alcohol heat and bitterness from the wood makes it a slow sipper, taking it out of the "refreshing" category. That said, it's very well done.
Serving type: bottle
09-23-2013 03:08:18 | More by TempeBeerMan
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