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Palm / Palm Speciale - Brouwerij Palm NV

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851 Ratings
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Ratings: 851
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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3.1/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On draft at Hurricane Wings, Hauppauge, NY.

Served in a Palm snifter. Poured a medium copper hue with a two finger frothy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light stale caramel.

The taste consisted of the same full caramel malt with a faint grassy hop and no esters to speak of.

The mouthfeel was toward the lighter side of the style.

Overall a basic pedestrian ale with not much to offer flavor wise. Uneventful.

plaid75, Nov 30, 2012
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

250ml bottle served in its own tulip glass.

A: Pours a dark orange to amber color. Clear. Forms a medium bubbled white head with medium to low retentions and some lacings formed and left

S: Sweet caramel and malts in upfront. Very grainy. Notes of corn. Followed by bready yeasts and flowery hops. Hops are a bit citrus reminding a British Bitter somehow. Very light notes of sourness in the end and a bit metallic too

T: Slightly sweet upfront. Again, very grainy in the mouth with a light sourness in the background. Interesting. Corn. Toffee. The hops are quite citrus giving it an air of a British Bitter. By the way, bitterness is quite light too. In overall, a quite balanced taste

M: Light to medium body. Slightly molasses. Medium carbonation and grainy/toffee aftertaste

O: Easy-drinking. Smooth and pleasant. Nothing special but, at the same time, an "above the average" Belgian session Ale. Recommended

eduardolinhalis, Nov 24, 2012
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Palm / Palm Speciale from Brouwerij Palm NV
76 out of 100 based on 851 ratings.