Estaminet Premium Pils | Brouwerij Palm NV

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79
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131 Ratings
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Estaminet Premium PilsEstaminet Premium Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Palm NV
Belgium
palm.be

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
131
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
14.66%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
23
For Trade:
0
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4.1/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

06/26/2017, in Bruges, Belgium.

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2.46/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JakeScully
3.77/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tmm313
3.71/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Haybeerman
3.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of innominat
2.89/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of goosebot
3.47/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours a lively brilliant straw producing a ½” white foam collar that descends to a thick film over a 3 minute period. Produces thin sheet of lace.
S. Grainy white bread aromas with a very faint initial sulfur rise from the glass. There are no fruit aromas no diacetyl and very faint DMS.
T: A crisp very creamy palate with an initial bitterness, moderately low well attenuated malt finishes with a tart dryness. Very clean throughout.
F. The beer is creamy yet clean and crisp with a light to medium light body, medium high carbonation. The carbonation has both a crisp bite due to the carbonic acid but also a softness due to the texture.
O: Better than I expected.

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Photo of BdM
3.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamesMN
3.23/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Best before 2/27/15

Appearance: Light straw color with crystal clarity and a thin off-white cap of foam.

Aroma: A bit of yeasty/stunky esters but otherwise uneventful. Pretty typical for an import pils.

Taste: Quite clean up front, basically flavor-neutral except for a bit of sweetness balanced well by some light bitterness. The finish is not as crisp as I was expecting but as refreshing as it should be for the style. Despite the lack of flavor it is never watery. Aftertaste of ebbing bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Light in body but thicker than expected with a somewhat coating feel. Carbonation is a tad overdone and biting at times. Average drinkability for the style.

Final Thoughts: Par for the course. They get a couple points for using a dark bottle as opposed to a green one but it is otherwise the same as most import pils. Would I drink it again? Maybe.

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Photo of frontalot
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of blues_fever
4.44/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Quite delicious on a hot day.

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3.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aqualung23
3.85/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jborg
4.1/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GangOf1
3.42/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HoosierGaijin
4/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shigg85
4.15/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice, crisp, fruity lager that is delicious and flavorful even with its corn additives.

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Photo of Patbrown2
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a very satisfying pilsner. Really surprised it's received such a mediocre rating.

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Photo of h4ger
3.28/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KristofH
3.08/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Giggy
3.06/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BobbyOlson
3.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of etherealbrewer
2.85/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I found this beer to be surprisingly refreshing and enjoyable. Sometimes when all Ive had is and onslaught of Double this and Imperial that, this is what I need.

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Photo of PhiloFox
4/5  rDev +17.3%

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Estaminet Premium Pils from Brouwerij Palm NV
3.41 out of 5 based on 131 ratings.
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