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Palo Santo Marron - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,938 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,938
Reviews: 1,936
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 242
Gots: 719 | 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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Tastes similar to a delicious stout like JO Oil of Aphrodite. It's too bad this beer has gone unnoticed for so long. Great winter brew.

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Palo Santo Marron from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 4,938 ratings.