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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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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2.94/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Arrives a dark golden honey/amber color. Short-lived white head leaves no lace.
Smell is weak but with notes of malt, raisins, green apple, and yeast. Well balanced if not pronounced.
Taste is better with the same notes present. Malt first, yeast and hops, light raisin and green apple. Balance is still good but not as good as the nose.
Almost medium body, lightish effervescence. Neither warming nor especially drying, just middle-of-the-road. Won't search for it won't say no to a free one.

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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

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2.73/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Pours to a thin white head and copper color. Aroma is a pasteurized, played out mix of creamy malt and weak hops. Flavor is light and blah with balanced malt and hops. Mouthfeel is light and smooth due to muted carbonation. Doesn't feel like 5% abv. Overall, I am underwhelmed by the weak ass flavor. I've been spoiled by New Belgium. Pass!

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Palm / Palm Speciale from Brouwerij Palm NV
3.3 out of 5 based on 1,083 ratings.
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