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Palo Santo Marron - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

4,934 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,934
Reviews: 1,935
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 243
Gots: 717 | FT: 20
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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4.1/5  rDev -1.7%

From notes on 12/10/13

Poured into a snifter. Color is dark black with almost no head. Very boozy smell. Kind of like a woody whiskey smell. Most alcohol I've ever smelt in a beer. Oddly, and delightfully, the taste isn't boozy at all. Nice warm taste of sweet fruits like plum. Raisin and caramel too. Would have given it a 10 for taste if it was a little more carbonated, but I understand high abv beers have less. Nice warm mouth feel. Makes you smile when you sip it. Would be a great sit in front of the fireplace on a cold day kind of beer.

kkleu357, Sep 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

Looks: this beer was dark! it had a very thick look with a super dark brown color.
Nose: for the most part i smelt alcohol but later on i found there to be a very fruity smell. almost like wine.
taste: At first i was distracted by the mouth feel being very thick and then by the alcohol. as it warmed up i got notes of a very sweet vanilla and caramel after tones.

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Palo Santo Marron from Dogfish Head Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 4,934 ratings.