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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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5,154 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,154
Reviews: 1,689
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 270
Gots: 728 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
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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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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours deep clear copper with huge fluffy head and streamers of carbonation. The aroma is floral hop, deep and rich. Flavor is rich caramel with a vast blast of floral hops. Plummy, malty toffelike finish. Mouthfeel is creamy and thick. The high alcohol content is masked by the malt, good balance.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

07-21-2009 15:11:47 | More by Seanibus
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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into a snifter

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden/amber color with a finger of white head.

S: A mixture of hops - peachy and fruity in character with some caramel sweetness in the background.

T: Hops still very much up front, bitter and fruity in nature. Just behind it is strong oak and caramel sweetness. The sweet malts are balanced by some bready malts to make this a fairly complex beer. There is really a large malt backbone to this beer - certainly not a typical DIPA.

M: Thick for a DIPA, but not overly so. Carbonation is spot on.

O: A bit of an odd beer, quite bitter and hoppy, yet this beer has a strong malt backbone. It's hoppy, it's oaky, it's sweet, and it's bready. I enjoyed this beer, but it's more of an American Barleywine to me than it is a DIPA. I would recommend it if you're looking for an oaky mixture of the two.

Serving type: bottle
@ Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave, Rehoboth Beach

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Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 5,154 ratings.