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Burton Baton | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States
dogfish.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

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

Added by Todd on 12-08-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#859
Reviews:
1,883
Ratings:
6,601
pDev:
10.17%
Bros Score:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
415
Gots:
1,628
Trade:
32
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5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Marluc
3.44/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tonysange
4.84/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Amazing. Picture Dogfish Head 90 resting on oak with a harder water profile. Similar aroma, color and mouthfeel as DFH 90 but with very a subtle oak flavor. DFH 90 is my favorite accessible local beer but Burton Baton will be my go-to as long as it is available.

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Photo of JoeLev
4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HopliteMpls612
4.43/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Another good brew from Dogfish! Enjoying this Brewery since 1998! It doesn't knock my socks off like Pliny the Elder, but it is really a good brew. Sit down with this one on a cold winter night!

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Photo of GreenBayBA
4.34/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jwilcox767
4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Cloudy dark orange pour, good head that sticks around.
S: Citrus, oak, dank/biting hops that are well blended
T: Follows the nose, but flavor profile tends more towards oak/hops/roasted malt.
M: Medium/full bodied. Not too syrupy considering the above avg ABV.
O: Excellent beer that I've been drinking for years. Before I knew anything about it, I thought it fit right in between 90 Minute and 120 Minute, then found out the reason why - b/c it's have 90 Min. I will always buy more of this when available.

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Photo of Notasoxfan
4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of opierce
5/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dbarny76
4.61/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

wow!!! two of my favorite styles mixed together and then throw them on oak!!!! Wow!

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Photo of GarbageMan10
4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Claude-Irishman
4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Looks sorta cloudy burnt orange, mango. Nice 2" head,lacing is also evident in glass, Wow, smells like citrus,vanilla,lemon again,oak smell,hop filled. taste is orange zest, vanilla, caramel, ethyl. Feels not too slick for a high ABV. Refreshingly crisp with semi dry finish. Have been drinking this for years and never bothered to rate it. I know from experience that this tastes a tad bit better 2 years old.

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Photo of Shortbox81
4.17/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of omahawk
4.04/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Solid American double IPA. Slight wood earthy flavor mixed with citrus hops. Good malty backbone. Good drinking beer at high alcohol.

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Photo of JoePapa
4.81/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is a great hybrid beer. Lusciously complex and intriguing. Great mouthfeel with slightly sweet start and long piney finish. I love it!

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Photo of wjbent
3.84/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thankin_Hank
4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A deep copper color and excellent head. Nice lacing. Good carbonation. Smooth hoppy aroma. I taste fruitiness like dates and the oak wood comes through, just a tiny bit of unobjectionable bitterness on the back end. Very smooth mouthfeel for a 10% ABV DIPA. Overall this is excellent and worth the $16 price for a 4 pack. Dogfish Head is truly a Standard in brewing. Well Done. Hopefully this will continue to be available locally. It is surely near the 90 Minute IPA i have come to adore.

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4.21/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of msp88
4.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of YalovaIA
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dbell23
4.8/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This is a great beer. Looks like a normal ipa, nothing fancy. Smell is subdued with hops, oak, maybe vanilla, and some mild malt. Taste is an incredibly smooth dipa. Slightly hoppy with a perfect barrel aged flavor underneath. Somewhat subdued, certainly not a hop bomb but really, really tasty. Sometimes barrel aging a dipa makes it just an overwhelming bomb but this beer is great. It might have the best mouthfeel I've ever experienced. Super smooth with just the right amount of carbonation. By far, my favorite dogfish head beer. Certainly doesn't taste like a 10% dipa. It will definitely sneak up on you. A must try if you can find it.

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Photo of AZBeerDude72
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep golden amber with thick head and lacing. Smells of light citrus, hops, wood, floral. The taste is very pleasing, smooth oak flavors with a tangy citrus zip and some floral sweetness, little pine and dryness on finish. This is a very easy to drink beer even at 10%ABV, would give this a medium feel but easy to consume, very well made beer.

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Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 6,601 ratings
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