burtonize

transitive verb, often capitalized
bur·​ton·​ize | \ ˈbərtᵊnˌīz \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of burtonize

: to harden (water used in brewing) by adding gypsum or certain salts especially for the purpose of approximating the flavor of burton

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History and Etymology for burtonize

Burton on Trent, England, + -ize

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“Burtonize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burtonize. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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