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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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5,311 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,311
Reviews: 1,701
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 280
Gots: 812 | 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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Bottled 11/22/10 (9 months prior to tasting)

A- Slightly hazy, but bright copper with a creamy off-white head that sticks around, leaving behind sticky sheets of lace.

N- Sweet honey baked bread with subtle nuttiness and a vague fruitiness to it. Rich oak with soft vanilla accents. There's also some nice earthy, floral fumes on the back end. Smells delicious.

T- Rich bready maltiness with a touch of caramel, plenty of oak, smooth grassy/herbal bitterness, and fruity esters from the yeast. Herbal spiciness adds a nice touch. There's a tiny amount of oxidation which gives the beer some pleasant sherry notes. Long smooth finish with lots of complexity. I'm getting oak, grass, herbs, sherry, bready malt, and caramel.

M- Medium-light bodied, smooth and creamy mouthfeel, moderate carbonation, and a semidry finish.

D- Overall, this beer is best when fresh, but I recommend buying enough that you can age at least 2 or 3 of them. Delicious no matter what.

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Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 5,311 ratings.