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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
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5,059 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,059
Reviews: 1,688
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 265
Gots: 692 | 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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Popp24

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-05-2012 17:20:37 | More by Popp24
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dudeabides76

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-04-2012 01:41:00 | More by dudeabides76
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%

10-18-2012 22:57:57 | More by BigTrubble
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vobr0002

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- light brown, nice head that fades into a ring around the glass.

S- alcohol, floral, caramel, slight citrus.

T- floral and pine with some citrus, caramel, slight vanilla, alcohol warmth but not as much as I expected.

M- medium body, lower carbonation, feels bigger than I expected.

O- I was pleasantly surprised by this beer. I like how it blends a few styles together and pushers boundaries on a typical double ipa

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 04:09:00 | More by vobr0002
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bkett01

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very small head presence on this one which quickly died away, leaving a small amount of lacing on my pint glass. Appearance is a copper/amber hue and carbonation is very present in this one. Smells of sweet malts with tones of vanilla and oak. Interesting combination here, the hops have certainly met their match as they are undetectable to the nose. Can't say that for many DIPA's.
Taste is also dominated by the vanilla/oak wood flavors. We begin with sweet malt followed up with a smooth oak that brings us to a mildly warming alcohol finish. The heavy carbonation helps balance out the sweet malt here for an impressively drinkable double. While the 10% is detectable, it isn't offensive and fits in nicely to the many flavors of Burton Baton.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2007 00:15:45 | More by bkett01
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Zaximus

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-14-2013 02:03:54 | More by Zaximus
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NHbeerfishing

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-31-2012 02:33:24 | More by NHbeerfishing
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -5.4%

10-10-2013 13:52:47 | More by alex_hart
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topdown

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-06-2013 21:03:21 | More by topdown
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EJJ1848

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.4%

09-01-2013 19:42:40 | More by EJJ1848
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Kyrojack

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-01-2014 02:00:13 | More by Kyrojack
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ryandotfox

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-24-2013 02:32:23 | More by ryandotfox
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lilnicky068

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-08-2013 01:13:40 | More by lilnicky068
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-05-2014 20:07:59 | More by Sparky44
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JG_McNaulty

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-09-2013 00:25:16 | More by JG_McNaulty
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

09-21-2012 23:45:21 | More by mcsauter82
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-31-2013 04:26:05 | More by Casey3236
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ortie

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.4%

10-27-2012 01:59:05 | More by ortie
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-04-2012 02:34:22 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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bsimms

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-29-2012 02:09:16 | More by bsimms
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philaflava

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-18-2013 15:15:19 | More by philaflava
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Sturmthis

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.4%

09-14-2012 03:38:33 | More by Sturmthis
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seifer1886

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-02-2014 02:09:48 | More by seifer1886
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cratez

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

355ml bottle purchased by my girlfriend at Beer World in Largo, Florida. Tawny reddish orange with a ring of bubbly white head and globs of lacing on the pint glass. Smell and taste are barley, apple cider, booze soaked wood, brandy, buttery biscuits, white wine, English style hops, and oak. Luscious and creamy mouth feel is succulent, spiced, and bittersweet. Low dryness in the finish with a fruity, rum-like aftertaste. The hops produce a juicy bite, but Burton is very malty for a DIPA. An intriguing and flavourful concoction that's merely 'okay' for the style.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2010 05:04:23 | More by cratez
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Talbott92

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-18-2014 17:56:06 | More by Talbott92
Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 5,059 ratings.