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Palm / Palm Speciale - Brouwerij Palm NV

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BA SCORE
76
okay

799 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 799
Reviews: 254
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.92%
Wants: 9
Gots: 65 | 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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Ratings: 799 | Reviews: 254 | Display Reviews Only:
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ConorGolden

New York

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

10-29-2013 00:38:05 | More by ConorGolden
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Dyerseve

Michigan

3/5  rDev -9.4%

10-25-2013 22:56:26 | More by Dyerseve
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Beermazter310

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

10-24-2013 05:52:01 | More by Beermazter310
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

10-20-2013 20:40:05 | More by dcbeers
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.13/5  rDev -5.4%

Had on tap in a pint glass.

Pours a clear dark copper with a thin one finger head. Not that impressive in terms of head retention or lacing.

Aroma has some banana yeasty notes typical of a Belgian ale. There is quite a bit of bread in there too but not much in the way of hops. Maybe a little toast.

Bready malt flavor along with some banana and light yeast. Some very light toast and a very smooth wheat-like mouthfeel. There is a very light and drying bitterness.

Overall, a very uninteresting beer. It is better than a good deal of Euro lagers but probably the bottom of the barrel as far as Belgian ales are concerned. Not one to waste your time with.

10-18-2013 01:50:57 | More by rangerred
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Syraquse

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +36%

10-14-2013 00:07:57 | More by Syraquse
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TR0219

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

10-13-2013 19:38:11 | More by TR0219
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gstu77

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

10-12-2013 18:07:55 | More by gstu77
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

10-12-2013 16:47:11 | More by Sspeer1
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phishdaly

New York

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

10-12-2013 01:32:55 | More by phishdaly
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

3/5  rDev -9.4%

10-11-2013 01:13:28 | More by JamieDuncan
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CTJman

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

10-10-2013 00:01:55 | More by CTJman
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jryanj927

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

10-09-2013 23:51:17 | More by jryanj927
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geuze_gone_wild

California

2/5  rDev -39.6%

10-08-2013 06:19:05 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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Nicole_deB

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

10-05-2013 12:22:23 | More by Nicole_deB
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DoomVM

Georgia

3/5  rDev -9.4%

10-05-2013 07:52:22 | More by DoomVM
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pensinck

Netherlands

2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

10-05-2013 06:58:07 | More by pensinck
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dpage27

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-03-2013 20:18:28 | More by dpage27
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

10-03-2013 00:46:36 | More by BeerForMuscle
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

2/5  rDev -39.6%

09-24-2013 03:42:21 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

09-23-2013 22:53:20 | More by Dcunicelli
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.6/5  rDev +8.8%

not sure why this is rated so low, I like everything about it. the pour is gorgeous, clear pale red color with an inch of white fluffy head in a proper palm globe. bubbles shoot up and tickle the nose like a soda pop. the nose on this is lighter than expected, not a high dose of Belgian yeast and rich red malt I expected, but rather an understated mix of both. the malts aren't sweet at all, gentle and earthy, and the hops are floral and subtle as well. the yeast gives this beer a great lightness of feel, and an easy drinkability. sure its not the most dynamic flavor profile out there, especially coming from the beer motherland, but this is a perfectly sessionable beer, far superior to so many American reds. its got a very clean feel and finish, refreshing. overall this beer probably deserves a little more respect, although ive never had the bottled version and the tap might make it a whole lot better.

09-23-2013 14:03:33 | More by StonedTrippin
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odomosan

New York

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

09-20-2013 02:33:39 | More by odomosan
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Gab4717

Ohio

3/5  rDev -9.4%

09-20-2013 00:52:07 | More by Gab4717
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

09-19-2013 00:15:49 | More by Pacioli1445
Palm / Palm Speciale from Brouwerij Palm NV
76 out of 100 based on 799 ratings.