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Palm / Palm Speciale - Brouwerij Palm NV

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76
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877 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 877
Reviews: 261
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.92%
Wants: 11
Gots: 93 | 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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3/5  rDev -9.4%

apasternak, May 19, 2013
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TLA, May 18, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

hotsudge, May 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

ajtorres311, May 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

IrishKevin, May 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

mikeburd1128, May 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

C-Buff, May 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

Janeinma, May 09, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

TheZzyzxScarecrow, May 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

beernads, May 08, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

tommyguz, May 07, 2013
Photo of jtierney89
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear orange glow with clingy and stingy bright white head. On the lighter side of medium bodied. Toasted hearty breads up front with an spicy and earthy hop finish. Hops cut up the malt bill a bit for a clean and pleasant lingering bitterness. A simple beer but with extremely clean and good flavors that I happen to enjoy.

jtierney89, May 06, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

wayngrove, May 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

redfire89, May 01, 2013
Photo of lewzer99
3.64/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a bottle at Walkers Pub in Athens. My nose is a little stuffy.
L: Pours a clear orange with a thin quickly vanishing head.
S: Not much (could be my nose a bit). Tangy malt, with very slight yeast.
T: Slightly tangy with a mild hoppy bitterness. Finishes with a malty butterscotch sweetness.
M: Very thin and crisp. Drinkable.
O: Good. Better than I had expected. Great for a warm summer day.

lewzer99, May 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

TheBeerAlmanac, Apr 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Jason1337, Apr 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

civicm87, Apr 24, 2013
Photo of oberon
3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had on tap at McCoul's the other night.Poured an orange tinged lighter golden with a thinner white head atop.Aromas were really clean for a beer of this style,light yeast and lagar-like toasted grain with a hint of iron.Again clean on the palate with very mild yeasty spiced notes to mix with some grain and a little honey sweetness.You can tell this is a more mass produced beer, it lacks alot and is very average.

oberon, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of vetdoc1
3.89/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I first enjoyed this beer in a restaurant on the island of Aruba and looked for it when I returned home to the US - I found it at my local supermarket Wegmans - great beer selection.
I thought this beer was better than many of the other post - not my favorite but definitely one that I will keep stocked in my fridge. It has very a very good amber color, and nice clean, mild hoppy smell, nice crisp smell and taste - different from most of the belgium beers I have had (though difficult to compare this to Orval, Duvel, Corsendonk, Maredsous, etc etc. - not in the same class) but I would have it a more everyday beer that I can drink numerous of - unlike ones like Maredsous with the big alcohol content.

I am watching DRINKING MADE EASY while enjoying this beer. GREAT show as is THREE SHEETS! If you have not seen these shows - look them up on youtube or do as I have and purchase the DVDs - they are awesome and HILARIOUS! All beer drinkers (or drinkers in general) should see them all!

vetdoc1, Apr 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +43.5%

Leonvanp, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of Lemke10
2.56/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This pours a clear, amber color with minimal head. The aroma is a cross between a grassy adjunct lager and a pilsner. The taste is a god awful grainy, grass flavor that tastes very similar to Red Dog. Thin texture, very little flavor, and cheap taste does not make this beer very desirable. I tried it once but never again.

Lemke10, Apr 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

kjkinsey, Apr 17, 2013
Palm / Palm Speciale from Brouwerij Palm NV
76 out of 100 based on 877 ratings.