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Palm / Palm Speciale - Brouwerij Palm NV

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BA SCORE
76
okay

849 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 849
Reviews: 258
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.92%
Wants: 9
Gots: 86 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Palm NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV 5.1 to 5.4%

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2002)
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

Started enjoying this beer while earning my MBA at the Cloverleaf Tavern in Caldwell, NJ. This is a nice light and refreshing beer with plenty of flavor but not overpowering

Alissa2579, Saturday at 12:29 PM
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3.48/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

alcohline_trip, Tuesday at 07:36 PM
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5/5  rDev +51.1%

Davec23ba, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

BigRedDog, Oct 09, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -5.7%

ryanmcd, Oct 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Sellen, Oct 04, 2014
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2.8/5  rDev -15.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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4/5  rDev +20.8%

wrightst, Oct 03, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Ishogai, Sep 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Appearance – Amber in colour and with a fairly small head and some evidence of light carbonation.
Smell – Palm smells quite like a working farm in summer. There is malt smells earthy notes and some spice
Taste – Taste is also much like the smell. There are the earthy notes hiding behind malts and mild spice.
Mouthfeel – Medium body, with medium to high carbonation
Overall – It tastes quite like I imagine the child of Amstel and Kilkenny would if they could have a child. It feels almost like a beer that has some growing up to do. Not a bad beer at all but at the same time far from the best thing to ever come out of Belgium.

BeerDrinkersWorldTour, Sep 23, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +8.8%

A: Golden to amber, some carbonation, a little light yellow head.

S: Smells of malts, sweetness, spice, but much like a typical American lager.

T: Malt, with a slight sweetness, a little spice but mostly like a typical American lager.

M: Light to medium body, with medium to high carbonation.

O: Is it a watered down Belgian or a glorified AA Lager??? I lean towards the later in spite of its classification and that way I am not disappointed. Not nearly the gusto, flavour and impressiveness of others in this category such as Orval, or Petrus. From that perspective it leaves much to be desired. Its not as good as a De Konninik, also in this category. However, I was expecting Labatts and was pleasantly surprised this went beyond that. Worth a try but not too many accolades from me. Would go well with pressed sandwiches that are still hot.

patre_tim, Sep 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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3.28/5  rDev -0.9%

misternebbie, Sep 14, 2014
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Palm / Palm Speciale from Brouwerij Palm NV
76 out of 100 based on 849 ratings.