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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
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5,054 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,054
Reviews: 1,688
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 266
Gots: 690 | 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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GuttaMane138

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-28-2013 09:09:16 | More by GuttaMane138
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Smurf2055

Washington

3.58/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into tumbler.

Orangy with two to three finger head with solid retention.

Smell is much like the 90 minute, very syrupy, fruity, not the strong hop/citrus you would expect from a classic ipa.

Almost soapy. Very mellow, malty. Very balanced taste. A bit of oak comes out. Caramel towards the end.

Pretty solid, complex, drinkable beer. Typical Dogfish Head.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 06:18:15 | More by Smurf2055
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Hellmeh

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-28-2013 02:46:49 | More by Hellmeh
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jet812

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-28-2013 01:08:06 | More by jet812
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mpayne5

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-27-2013 22:50:10 | More by mpayne5
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Jas45678

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-27-2013 22:15:08 | More by Jas45678
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-27-2013 10:25:37 | More by JohnnieNepal
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smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-26-2013 21:31:59 | More by smithj4
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CraftBeerGuild

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-26-2013 12:48:05 | More by CraftBeerGuild
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-26-2013 06:48:20 | More by ajzy
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -35%

05-26-2013 04:44:05 | More by Waveoff
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Rihup

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.2%

05-26-2013 02:40:20 | More by Rihup
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jduffy21

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I poured this beer from a 12oz bottle in to my Sam Adams perfect pint glass.It was a beautiful amber in color with a thick white head that hung around all the way down the glass. IT had a wonderful aroma, smells of fruit and malt. For a 10%er, this is tame and goes a bit too smooth for a high alcohol beer. Malty flavor comes out first with some vanilla, and a hop bite, the oak really tones this beer down. This was one of the best beers I've had. Great job by Dogfish!!

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2013 17:15:12 | More by jduffy21
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WKole81

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-25-2013 04:37:41 | More by WKole81
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mulliwater

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

05-25-2013 03:46:29 | More by mulliwater
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Twig2848

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-24-2013 23:45:01 | More by Twig2848
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GinsuDave

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-24-2013 22:29:14 | More by GinsuDave
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Beer_Drinker

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-24-2013 16:40:43 | More by Beer_Drinker
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Uniondredge

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-24-2013 14:06:36 | More by Uniondredge
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SwG237

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-24-2013 04:03:43 | More by SwG237
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stewart124

Ohio

4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Orange in color with some reddish hues. Pretty awesome head. Off white and rocky that leaves a beautiful lacing.

Plenty of citrusy hops in the nose to go along with the pine. Just a hint of oak and vanilla.

Bold and yet very easy to drink. I can really pick up some old ale characters and then I get a hit of hops in the finish. I can see why this goes over so well. Pear and apple esters that blend well with some orange notes. There is a deep warming sensation from the oak and old ale. Loads of resin and background bitterness. NIce touch of caramel and vanilla as this warms. Some of the hops mellow and the body seems to pick up.

Very nice beer. Some warming alcohol but nothing to take away from this Imperial IPA.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 00:39:30 | More by stewart124
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Sokool

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-23-2013 07:45:59 | More by Sokool
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Keyportnick

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

05-23-2013 03:11:19 | More by Keyportnick
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Callmecoon

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-23-2013 02:24:14 | More by Callmecoon
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-23-2013 01:45:56 | More by mikeincharleston
Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 5,054 ratings.