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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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5,829 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,829
Reviews: 1,752
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 314
Gots: 1,056 | FT: 29
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:
Beer added by: Todd on 12-08-2004

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
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Photo of DuffMan23
4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kristy13993
4.73/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Excellent flavor feel. Highly recommended brew

Photo of BHansen214
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of magic_swaggin
3.94/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of HardyA
4.36/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of MikeDive
4.73/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rbrefbeerman
3.98/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Cylinsier
4.06/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz.

Pours a clear amber with a fine eggshell head about a quarter inch thick. Dissipates very slowly.

Smells of oak, maple, bready malts, caramel, and piney hops.

Tastes of buttered bread malt, oak, caramel, and a hint of hop. The malts are rich and a bit spicy.

Medium body with tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth. Light alcohol sting.

Really nice old ale style brew with some good flavor and aroma. Sips nicely and very enjoyable. I've been meaning to have this one for a long time and I should have gotten around to it sooner.

Photo of PaulSlazinger
4.7/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Chappy-88
4.61/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EuellGophar
3.96/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dogfish Head comes through again. Subtle spices.

Photo of cjohns73
4/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of themaj
4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Brodella9905
4.48/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brownbass
4.51/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great Imperial IPA. Only thing is it is just a tad too sweet (honey) tasting for my tast.

Photo of rar1960
4.9/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

if I only get one beer to drink, this is it

Photo of EFitzsimmons
4.59/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is much better tasting after bottle aging for 6 months, and even better after a year. The longest I aged was 1.5 years, and it tasted the best. It's a really good beer either way, but I'd put the taste at 4.25 for drinking it right away.

Photo of Figoeric710
3.89/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of logicalparadox
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of samtrillo
3.81/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of julianper
4.56/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cairncad
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 5,829 ratings.