Palm / Palm Speciale | Brouwerij Palm NV

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Palm / Palm SpecialePalm / Palm Speciale

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Palm NV

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
ABV 5.1 to 5.4%

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2002

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Had it at Trattoria Newbury that has a $3 draft night all the time. So I reviewing this considering it was cheap. Good start. Pours an amber color from what I can see. The smell is mass market lagerish. This was a beer that stayed well carbonated. Trying to stay positive. Taste is kind of yeasty, a little malty with a chemical kind of taste. This is a very poor beer that thankfully has Belgium on its name. Reminder to me. Stop ordering this!

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a brilliant golden with a frothy cream head that dissipates slowly, leaving modest lacing.

Floral and spicy hops accompany lightly toasted malt and grainy sweetness.

Light Belgian yeast character begins the flavor profile and is overwhelmed by toasted grain. The finish is fairly dry and bready.

Body is moderate, with moderate carbonation.

Lighter in flavor than expected. The malt character dominates, but I anticipated more yeast contribution.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This brew pours a bright red/copper color with a one finger fluffy white head which does not last long. Light carbonation and very light lacing.

The smell in funky yeast, apples and nutty. Some light piney and peppery hops.

The taste follows the nose with a funky yeast and sweet malt taste up front then a slightly sour apple taste followed by the piney and light peppery hops on the backend.

The mouthfeel is chewy and nutty. Slightly oily on the backend.

Overall this is not a bad beer but it does not have me jumping for joy either. I don't hate it but I don't love it.

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Palm is a easy drinking euro style lager. Has light body with good carbonation. Poured clear with white head...not much lace. The scent has a slight breadiness to it. The taste was evenly balanced....overall...its decent.

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Palm / Palm Speciale from Brouwerij Palm NV
3.3 out of 5 based on 1,075 ratings.
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