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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
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5,168 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,168
Reviews: 1,689
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 273
Gots: 733 | FT: 24
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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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-19-2013 16:07:41 | More by t_carterb
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California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

4.46/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass, dark orange colored with a large yellow white head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: oak, wood, vanilla, pine hops, citrus, leather, earth, heavy alcohols and esters

T: slightly sweet up front with a nice malty quality, quickly changes to dry oak flavors, wood, vanilla, cherry wood, heavy piney hop finish of a DIPA

M: full bodied, slightly oily, alcohol well hidden, good carbonation

O: this fusion of styles is cleverly obtained by blending two beers instead of sacrificing qualities of one or the other, an intriguing version of a style that sets itself apart from others, barrel aging a DIPA sounds like a bad idea but DFH found a way to make it work well

Serving type: bottle

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Arizona

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Georgia

4.55/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle Poured in a tulip shaped glass

A: Dark amber with a thick white head when poured aggressive. The lacing is maintained when tilting the glass.

S: citrusy, hoppy, floral, earthy,

T: Notes of Oak Wood and vanilla with a strong hop presence.

M: moderate carbonation and medium bodied.

O: Overall, this is by far one of my favorites Imperial IPA. It has a nice rich and complex taste blended very well. For a 10% ABV, this is a very smooth beer. Each sip I discover different tastes, and its very, very smooth. I still can't believe its a 10%. IF you see this, BUY IT & TRY IT.

Serving type: bottle

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Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 5,168 ratings.