Burton Baton | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Burton BatonBurton Baton
BA SCORE
91.9%
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4.23 w/ 6,582 ratings
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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:
#841
Reviews:
1,879
Ratings:
6,582
Liked:
6,046
Avg:
4.23/5
pDev:
10.17%
Alströms:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
413
Gots:
1,621
Trade:
32
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 10/18/11, into a tulip on 11/21/11.

Darker, somewhat cloudy and golden, some carbonation bubbles, fluffy head leaves some lacing.

I get oak and sweet vanilla on the nose, backed with pine and alcohol.

A strong and sticky pine hop character and a noticeable wood presence. Vanilla all the way and finishing with a decent amount of heat. The smooth vanilla notes keep any bitterness in check. Some citrus notes. Not too sweet. Not your typical DIPA--it doesn't have a very complex hop profile, but it does have the unique wood flavors. An interesting beer.

Creamy on the palate and slightly more than medium.

This is a good beer--like a lot of DFH beers, it doesn't solidly fall into any one category. But this one's definitely worth trying.

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Burton Baton from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 91.9% out of 100 with 6,582 ratings
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