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Palo Santo Marron - Dogfish Head Brewery

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4,661 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,661
Reviews: 1,913
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 228
Gots: 614 | FT: 23
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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Nerudamann

Oregon

4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a stein glass.

Look - pitch black with about 1/3 of a finger's worth of tan-colored foam that looks a lot like expresso foam.

Smell - when first smelled, I could pick out something recognizable, but only after reading the label did I realize it was the vanilla.

Taste and Mouthfeel - strong alcoholic taste at the back of the mouth when first tasted, the middle is also intense, but more effervescent. The finish is strong, like a shot of expresso. Texture is not as thick as I was expecting, but still more on the creamy side. Aftertaste is a little bitter.

Overall - very tasty and interesting brew! Another good one from these guys!

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2011 03:22:38 | More by Nerudamann
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Palo Santo Marron from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 4,661 ratings.