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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Ratings: 5,731
Reviews: 1,731
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 300
Gots: 972 | FT: 27
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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A - Pours a hazy dark gold/amber. 2 finger off-white head. Leaves moderate to heavy lacing.
S - Vanilla, raisins, dates, toffee, earthy hops, medicnal.
T - Malt sweetness, but is by no means cloying. Spicy, earthy hops give way to citrus. Little alcohol burn. This bottle is six months old, so perhaps the burn others have mentioned has mellowed.
M - Thick body, medium carb. Really coats the palate and bitterness linger until the next sip.
O - An outstanding beer. A definite go to for imperial IPA drinkers. The blend of the young and the old I think keeps it very drinkable, so the oak aged qualities don't squash the IPA.

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Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 5,731 ratings.