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Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron Video Beer Review

Big Brown Ale aged on palo santo wood from Paraguay. This beer is a 12% abv, highly roasty, and malty brown ale aged on the wood of the Palo Santo tree from Paraguay. Palo Santo means “holy tree” and it’s wood has been used in South American wine-making communities. We were lucky enough to get our hands on 20 blocks of the super-dense wood and the wood was added to the ageing tank after fermentation. Read More »

Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 279

Big Brown Ale aged on palo santo wood from Paraguay. This beer is a 12% abv, highly roasty, and malty brown ale aged on the wood of the Palo Santo tree from Paraguay. Palo Santo means “holy tree” and it’s wood has been used in South American wine-making communities. We were lucky enough to get our hands on 20 blocks of the super-dense wood and the wood was added to the ageing tank after fermentation. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation Beer Review: Dogfish Head Palo Santo Marron

With the steady growth of his brewery Dogfish Head since 1995, Sam Calagione has become one of the biggest names in the craft beer scene. “Off-centered” is a term used by him to describe his brewery, his staff and the styles of beer they brew. Palo Santo Marron is no exception – a brown ale aged in a 10,000 gallon Palo Santo wood brewing vessel – declaring it to be “unfiltered, unfettered, (and) unprecedented”. At a near wine-like ABV of 12% with 50 bittering units, Palo Santo Marron is unlike any brown ale I’ve seen on the market. Pouring a very dark brown (almost black), this unfiltered beer generates a modest one finger brown head that fades quickly due to the high amount of alcohol present. When held up to a bright light source, you can see some lighter shades of mahogany at the ... Read More »