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Palo Santo Marron Dogfish Head Brewing Co. Review

Overall Score: 8.1 Palo Santo is a special and creative brown ale with bolder flavors that will please the masses. The 12% ABV provides the perfect beer to enjoy on the patio late at night after a long day. Great craftsmanship!


Brewery Insights: Palo Santo Marron is an unprecedented brown ale aged in wooden vessels with vanilla and caramel notes. It offers a highly roasted malt and unique oak flavors. Palo Santo means “holy tree,” and its wood has been used in South American wine-making communities


Overall Score: 8.1

Palo Santo Marron has a deep, dark brown color reminiscent of a stout. The high roasted malt shines to provide a bold and flavorful palate. This is a unique beer that will please the stout and brown ale community. The mouthfeel is moderate to heavy and closer to a stout than a brown ale. Palo Santo deserves the moniker of the ‘holy tree’ as the oak flavors are distinct and bring the rich palate to a smooth and delicious finish. This is a great beer.

Degenerate Discussion

Palo Santo Marron is the perfect balance between a stout and brown ale. It’s like finding a way to blow lines of coke off a toilet seat while slamming a bunch whiskey shots, all to find an equilibrium between uppers and downs. Be careful though, too much coke and booze could put you 45 miles in the wrong direction, and suddenly you’re in Forest Lake, MN (shoutout to our Degenerate buddy). Palo Santo is a sensational beer from a great brewery. Grab one of these and skip the eightball of coke and Cheers Degenerates! (or grab the coke, we don’t give a shit)


You can find Palo Santo Marron on the following Degenerate listings:

  • Brown Ale Reviews
  • Delaware Reviews

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