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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
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5,170 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,170
Reviews: 1,690
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 273
Gots: 736 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Looked forward to drinking this since I bought a single in a mixed six a couple of weeks ago. Supposed to be one of Dogfish Head's premier offerings.

Poured directly into a tulip glass from the 12 oz. bottle.

a. Translucent medium amber with a two-finger head which slowly dissipates to a half finger foam film with dense lacing. Halfway down, the lacing is still thick back up to the top. Wow.

s: Fruity plus,

t: Complex fruity-hoppy-malty, leaving a delightful woody aftertaste almost as though you licked the beer off the inside of an oak cask (and did not get any splinters in your tongue). The combined tastes are a velvety treat, but the hop bite increases as it warms, becoming somewhat harsh, although still very tasty.

m. Moderate to heavy, but smooth.

o. Really top quality all the way, So good I'd rather sip it in an easy chair all alone than use it as a refresher/session ale, but then at 10% ABV sessioning wouldn't last long with me. Definitely worth the extra cost for its added dimensions over most other IPAs.

Serving type: bottle

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Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 5,170 ratings.