Palm Sauvin | Brouwerij Palm NV

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Brouwerij Palm NV

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Douberd on 03-27-2012

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Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by benfons:
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2.52/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A: dark yellow colour, almost no head, some lacing though, absolutely clear

S: not much there, a hint of fruits like charentais and grains

T: once again not much there, tastes more like a lager than a sp├ęciale belge

M: thin, carbonation is off

O: there is no need for this beer, is it bad, no. It reminds me most of the Dutch mass-market lagers. And I won't drink those either. A disgrace to the Palm name.

PS: I guess this is developed for the Dutch market. I picked up at a Dutch supermarketfranchise that is expanding into Belgium. Even tough in the market for over a year, I've neer seen this. Now I know why, this won't work in Belgium.

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Photo of Takahiro
2.74/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Sauvin, 25cL bottle. the name sounded interesting enough, to pick up a bottle

A: very clear, very thin head
S: very faint smell... may be a little bit of muskat grape
T: tastes very thin, watered down. not much of backbone, not much of hop, not much of anything... may be a sessionable?
M: light and thin. but it does not mean dry...
O: it's OK if you are looking for sessionable beer. Still, this beer lacks a mouthfeel and hop aroma/flavor to support anything. it just tasted watered down pale ale. i am not going to buy this one again..

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Photo of biernack
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Jose9e
2.75/5  rDev -11%

Photo of Douberd
3.44/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle of 250 ml, bought in the Netherlands.

Very deep golden yellow/light orange colour with one finger head with good retention and light lacing. Minimal activity in the glass.
Fruity aroma of watermelon (?) and a bit of apricot. Some caramel too.
Taste is only slighty fruity but bitter and hoppy.
Medium thick on the body, quite carbonated.
I could see myself buying it every now and then if it wasn't for the small bottle, I am used to at least 300 ml of content.

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Photo of safaricook
3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of kevinhughes
3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of SVD
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Saind
3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of Jayamefu
3.7/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of rekel
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of Hayley_86
3/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of BJSmit
3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of lhwjanssen
2.82/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Palm Sauvin from Brouwerij Palm NV
Beer rating: 3.09 out of 5 with 14 ratings
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