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Palo Santo Marron - Dogfish Head Brewery

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5,072 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,072
Reviews: 1,947
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 257
Gots: 769 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An unfiltered, unfettered, unprecedented brown ale aged in handmade wooden brewing vessels. The caramel and vanilla complexity unique to this beer comes from the exotic Paraguayan Palo Santo wood from which these tanks were crafted. Palo Santo means "holy tree," and its wood has been used in South American wine-making communities.

50 IBU

(Beer added by: Imstillthegman on 11-19-2006)
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

Bottled on 7/21/14, served at 55 degrees. Poured almost completely black into a tulip with about an inch of creamy khaki head that dissipates nice and slow to a thick film. Smell is underwhelming, but I pick up fig, raisin, malty sweetness and alcohol. Medium thick and creamy mouth feel with flavors that blend so well it's difficult to single out any one in particular. It tastes like the Philharmonic orchestra sounds. Definitely hides the 12% ABV well, but to me this seems like more of an imperial stout. Someone likened this beer to Oskar Blues Ten Fidy, but this would be like the caramel raisin brother to the chocolate charred coffee that is the Ten Fidy. Overall, this excellent beer has claimed a spot in my top 5 cold weather beers.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

Tastes like the Phantom Menace of deliciosity.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.32/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Black, viscous, and boozy, with a brown head. Nominally a brown ale, it's highly reminiscent of Ten Fidy, only even more potent.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.24/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.12/5  rDev -25.2%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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Palo Santo Marron from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 5,072 ratings.