Palm Hop Select | Brouwerij Palm NV

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Palm NV
Belgium
palm.be

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by samEBC on 03-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
52
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
10.83%
 
 
Wants:
1
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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of downquark
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MilanoItaly
3.01/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I personally like the hop in a beer: well you can skip this one
because the overall feel isn't worth the price.
750cl bottle.

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Photo of Maakun
3.13/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Golden color with a nice white head. Very clear too with little visible carbonation.

Smell: grassy, some very light yeast. Smells a lot like pilsner.

Taste: bitter at first, then some tart fruits. Green apple and some citrus. Aftertaste is a bit sharp and bitter, almost chemical tasting.

Mouth is a bit thin, though it does cout the mouth slightly. Quite a lot of carbonation now. doest really fit such a light mouth.

Overall: a bit thin and sharp. It's drinkable but nothing special.

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Photo of janubio
3.14/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Deep golden colour, witha small head that fades soon. Not much lace. Aroma of hops, resine, grass, fruits, a bit medicinal. Medium body, thick palate. Taste is a bit roasted, sweeter than expected, fruits. Correct, but not great, IMO.

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of captaincoffee
3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Basically a Palm with some more hops. In this case, it certainly improves the beer. How much does it improve the beer? On the one hand, it makes it a pretty drinkable, but very forgettable ale. On the other hand, I can't imagine I'd ever buy one again. There are just too many good Belgians to waste time with the mediocre ones.

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3.31/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wanne
3.37/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Nice beer. The addition of the extra hop ( Hallertau Mittelfrüh ) makes this Palm variety more refreshing than a regular palm. It adds a slightly herbal/grassy taste to the original, which makes it slightly more enjoyable to drink, despite the (sometimes) metallic aftertaste.

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Photo of Brewski
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beerpirates
3.46/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of samEBC
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The name suggests this will probably be a hoppier version of the regular Palm.
The label states this beer is thrice hopped with Hallertau Mittelfrüh.

A: dark golden colour, rocky white head, leaves a beautiful lacing on my glass

S: caramel maltiness with a subtle fruitiness, mostly banana, grapefruit, some mango

T: malty, bubblegum, grapefruit, ending in herbal hops, medium bitterness not much else and absolutly not as explicitly hoppy as the name suggested

M: light to medium body, medium carbonation, dry finish

O: fairly decent, subtle, hoppy session beer, just lacking a bit of power but refreshing and easy to drink

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Richie71
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Palm Hop Select from Brouwerij Palm NV
3.6 out of 5 based on 52 ratings.
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