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Palo Santo Marron - Dogfish Head Brewery

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4,662 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,662
Reviews: 1,913
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 228
Gots: 613 | 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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foogerd

New York

4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Poured out of a 12 ounce bottle like oil if I wouldnt know better I would think its a stout. Black body with slightly dark purple hues, pretty much no head, some brown bubbles.

S- Typical Brown Ale characteristics are present along with a sweet creamy lactose smell. I think I might be getting an aroma of fresh wet wood. Some sweet booze at the end.

T- Definitely broader than the nose, I get vanilla, roasted chocolate coffee beans, milk chocolate, and some dark sweet fruits.

M- Real creamy and stoutlike feel to this, thickest brown ale ive seen.

D- Excellent for what we're dealing with here.

Dogfish really knows how to stretch the boundries with their brews, definitely seek this out.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2011 03:27:48 | More by foogerd
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Palo Santo Marron from Dogfish Head Brewery
93 out of 100 based on 4,662 ratings.