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Palm / Palm Speciale - Brouwerij Palm NV

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Ratings: 827
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 16.92%
Wants: 9
Gots: 75 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Palm NV visit their website

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%

TheBeard89, Feb 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

BrewCaveDweller, Feb 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

billybrew21, Feb 15, 2012
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2/5  rDev -39.6%

mfigueroa713, Feb 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

jak, Feb 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

rsant, Feb 02, 2012
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2.63/5  rDev -20.5%

12oz green bottle, best by June 17, 2012. Served at around 45F.

Pours clear amber with a one finger off white head that leaves some lacing and recedes to a small cap.

Aroma is some fruity malt, grainy, bready, some caramel, a bit metallic. Good strength.

Flavor is similar, starts with sweet fruity malt, caramel, some bread and grains, finishes quite sweet, minimal bitterness.

Mouthfeel is light bodied, good carbonation.

OK beer. For me it comes across as part light Amber Ale and part Adjunct Lager. For $9 a six-pack...there are better options.

elgiacomo, Jan 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Pours a medium hued amber with a nice white head. Aroma and Taste is grains, some grassy notes finishes with some lightly toasted caramel malts end a bit of nutty flavor and bit of funkiness, some light bitterness. A nice light to medium body and crisp mouth feel with moderate carbonation. Overall a bit light for an amber style ale, not the worst but there are plenty better brews.

Samp01, Jan 27, 2012
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3.38/5  rDev +2.1%

Tasted On: 01-26-2012
Freshness: Best by 08-01-2012
Packaging: 330 ml brown bottle
Glassware: Cervoise glass
Purchased: Single from Publix, Huntsville

A: Bright copper color and clear, with a fair amount of bubbles streaming from the bottom of the glass. The off-white head is a couple fingers high, with good retention and very good lacing.

S: Bready malts and some light fruit smells, but overall not much aroma.

T: Malt-forward, this beer is moderately sweet with little or no bitterness. Clean and lager-like, with a caramel flavor.

M: Crisp with moderate level of carbonation. Easy drinking, with a lightly sweet aftertaste.

O: An OK beer, but not one I'd seek out again.

sommersb, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Jordanbryan10, Jan 27, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

samEBC, Jan 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

HollandTunnels, Jan 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +51.1%

Naamandroid, Jan 18, 2012
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2/5  rDev -39.6%

robuess, Jan 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

adamant1912, Jan 12, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

bonbini26, Jan 09, 2012
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2.6/5  rDev -21.5%

11.2 oz bottle poured into a tulip

A- A clear amber color, with a three finger with head.

S- Light, toasted malts, floral hops, touch of fruit. Definitely underwhelming.

T- Weaker version of the nose, slight caramel malts, light toasted malts, almost no really hop flavor, bland is the easy why to describe the taste.

M- Light, watery.

O- A very underwhelming beer, not much different than American Amber/Red Lagers I have had. Definitely will keep passing by this.

larryi86, Jan 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

frank12, Jan 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

cacher77, Jan 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

stevoj, Jan 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

mbmyers3, Dec 31, 2011
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

SargeC, Dec 30, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

KMcG, Dec 29, 2011
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Brushkanna, Dec 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +20.8%

justinm4bama, Dec 28, 2011
Palm / Palm Speciale from Brouwerij Palm NV
76 out of 100 based on 827 ratings.