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Burton Baton - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,538 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,538
Reviews: 1,720
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 301
Gots: 892 | 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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deep ruby red color. 2-3 fingers of head with aggressive pour. decent lacing. smell is of dark fruit-raisin/apricot and floral hop. woodiness is prevalent. deep oaky sweetness, floral hops, heavy toasted malt. full bodied. alcohol is noticeable and makes it a little hot. this is an interesting brew, i drank it fresh...but i wonder what it would taste like aged.

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Dark for an IPA, with good head and retention. Hoppy and sweet with the smell and flavor.

The Oak mellows it out and yet add's a nice complexity. Very smooth and drinkable.

I really like this beer. It doesn't bash me in the face with hop bitterness like most DIPA's

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S - Tropical fruit
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O - Most excellent. It's making me hot.

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Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 5,538 ratings.