burtonize

transitive verb, often capitalized bur·ton·ize \ˈbərtənˌīz\

Definition of burtonize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of burtonize

Burton on Trent, England, + -ize


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