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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
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5,059 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,059
Reviews: 1,688
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 265
Gots: 692 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
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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Beast35

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Inaugural pour into my brand new dogfish head snifter

Pours a hazy amber. Around one finger worth of head with decent lacing.

Smells like a bouquet of flowers mixed with an apple orchard in spring.

Very interesting taste reminiscent of the 90 min but with a definite variation. Very nice hop hit at the front with some citrus undertones. Decent alcohol at the end but not in a bad way.

nicely carbonated

This beer will sneak up on you and hit you over the head be careful

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2009 00:43:06 | More by Beast35
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tcs021

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-10-2012 23:25:06 | More by tcs021
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robbydb85

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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brentblack1

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

09-06-2012 18:49:59 | More by brentblack1
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elcrawl

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

10-14-2012 18:25:38 | More by elcrawl
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rsuske

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-18-2013 00:20:37 | More by rsuske
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-22-2013 18:46:33 | More by BlissJunkie
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bceagles39

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured at home from a 12 oz bottle in May 2010.

Pours a deep copper amber color. Nice white head with moderate lacing.

Big aromas of everything - the heat of the alcohol, the oak, the big hops and a lot of sweetness from the malt as well as the vanilla (oak).

Very flavorful - big hop character balanced nicely by the vanilla from the oak. The alcohol is definitely masked by the bold flavors and the oak aging.

Very thick, chewy, creamy mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation. Super long finish.

Dangerous drinkability. Alcohol and overall heaviness will creep up on you but it would be easy to put a few back if you like the bold but balances style.

Great strong beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2010 01:39:02 | More by bceagles39
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cmeinz

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-06-2013 23:50:19 | More by cmeinz
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KRG

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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KFrank729

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-21-2014 12:45:38 | More by KFrank729
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Vierenner

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very different beer ... and a very good one too! I'm not much of a fan of IPAs as they tend to be more hoppy than I prefer. However the store attendant highly recommended I try it after hearing me describe my favorite beer qualities. I'm glad I did!

The hops are there but nicely balanced with other flavor sensations. The alcohol is nicely subdued. There is a wonderful vanilla taste ... refreshing. Mouthfeel is excellent.

All around great beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2012 02:49:01 | More by Vierenner
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calcutron

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Holmsiepoo

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Scottqc15

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

10-29-2012 15:07:29 | More by Cambo04
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chrisleetodd

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-01-2013 20:25:04 | More by chrisleetodd
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-12-2012 03:48:53 | More by RoryOMoore
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-22-2013 20:39:09 | More by woostergooner
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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