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Estaminet Premium Pils | Brouwerij Palm NV

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Palm NV
Belgium
palm.be

Style: Euro Pale Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,864
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
134
pDev:
15.16%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
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5
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23
Trade:
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Photo of Flounder57
3.53/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

11.2 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a small head that reduced to a thin later. It is a golden straw yellow with great clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Bready cereal malts, grassy noble hops.

Taste: Bready sweet cereal grains followed by noble grassy hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, chewy, medium bodied, mild hop bitterness, and low to medium carbonation.

Overall: Better than most EPL's with none on the skunk aftertaste. I'd have another.

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Photo of GuitarIPA
2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of pkalix
2.91/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

didn't know this was a Palm product when I got it....
pours a corona/dehydrated urine yellow with some bulky thick and sticky foam on top.
healthy, husky pils/cereal aroma...
taste is typical.... pils, but a bit bland and a funky side taste I cannot identify. very weak taste; metallic.
interesting, but not my preferred style. by a long shot. Heineken/stella flavor with low abv....
beautiful label on the bottle, though.... it got me to buy it!

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Photo of Chugs13
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of dacrza1
3.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

DATE TASTED: November 15, 2013 ... GLASSWARE: Paulaner pokal... OCCASION: just returned from watching LVR's production of All My Sons--legs were broken... APPEARANCE: tawny, straw-golden body--comes across rather faded--with effervescence of various pacing; head is snow white and lacing nicely, like frost on a winter window... AROMA: the punch of Saaz front row and center; bananas and some off-putting wet rag as well...PALATE: soft, light-bodied and swift in its descent; active and bubbly on the tongue, inviting flirtation...TASTE: immediate complex esters arrest the teeth--apple and pear, most notably--while subtle malts work the throat with a woody, pulpish effect; floral, almost perfumy experience, a beer that dances lightly on its feet, yet it finishes with some grainy/rice aftertaste ...OVERALL: as one of the four self-touted "Great Beers of Belgium,," this pilsner has some product potential--over two hundred fifty years of brewing, black and gold foil necktie, a nicely drinkable flow--and delivers with a delicately complex pilsner worthy of a second look...

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Photo of PorterLambic
2.8/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a pale, clear, light straw color. Rather large head, somewhat chunky in appearance, the color of bleached bones. Retention is fairly good and lacing is pretty damned good for the style.
Smell is the typical, stereotypical, hoppy, rotting fruit and vinegar pilsner smell you get from every megabrew pale, pilsner I've ever had. Decent balance.
Taste is exactly as expected. Hops, that weird, fruit-like note, vinegar, nothing else. Typical BMC style, why-am-I-drinking-this beer. Balance is decent.
Medium bodied, lighter effervescence than others of the style.
If you like what they advertise during sporting events, you'll like this. If you don't, you won't.

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of bsm80x
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Sspeer1
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of largadeer
2/5  rDev -41.7%

Photo of DudMan
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of comrade_tony
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of NODAK
3.49/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Aroma is definitely full of grain....huge notes of barley grain. Other than that, rather clean.

It's what you'd expect looks wise....golden yellow...fizzy. Is what it is in a Euro lager.

Taste has a fairly sweet note to it because of the big grain, barley note to it....small bitterness on the back from the Euro hops. Pretty dry on the end.

It's somewhat different than other Euro lagers....not bad. A bit of character here at least.

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Photo of Dyerseve
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Garrett092112
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of jmtpi
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of KeyWestGator
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Bromine
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of djrn2
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of metter98
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of KevinGordon
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of iBodhisattva
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.69/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 6/23/2013 at Doherty’s Ale House in Warwick, RI, served in a tapered mug glass.

A: The beer is a light gold color, with a short foamy white head that fades slowly and leaves a very thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains lager yeast, light caramelized malts and some hops.

T: The taste starts out with a quick burst of malt sweetness followed by a very strong lager yeast breadiness that dominates. The hops presence is mild but brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: A little tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this is a decent sessionable beer to drink for a long time.

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Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.46/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

16 ounce pint - $6.00 at Taco Mac in Woodstock, Georgia.

Appearance: Presents a light yellow body with good clarity and a 1/3-inch, snow white head.

Smell: Notes of yeasty dough, sweet-scented morningtime cereal, and a snippet of dried herbs with a light, transient hint of a well-used CoinStar machine.

Taste: Sweetish cereal maltiness rounded out by some stale dough at the start with some minor hop accents giving a hint of dried herb. Hmm. Make that very minor hop accents. Even using the word "accent" is a overdoing it a bit. Small little hint of metal that, for me, totally kills the already deficient taste. Less-than-crisp, dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium-light carbonation.

Overall: Estaminet is lacking in all but its price.

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Estaminet Premium Pils from Brouwerij Palm NV
Beer rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 134 ratings
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