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Palm Dobbel

Brewed by Brouwerij Palm
Style: Belgian Ale
Londerzeel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
PlutonowyMan (18) - POLAND - FEB 25, 2015
The smell of malt, plum fried. Foam poor. Plum also like taste, but watery, weak bitterness, a little sour and malt. The end like even more watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Towey1989 (124) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Keg at Den Engel, Leek. Clear deep amber colour with thick white head. Aroma of caramel, sweet malt and almonds. Taste of caramel, dark fruits and brown sugar. Too cold to get any decent flavours. High carbonation and thin body. Short, metallic finish. Not a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (4483) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2015
*Old rating, 30cl, 6%, best before 13/12/06. Würzig-karamelliges Bier, Hauch von Getreide. Mild-weich mit moderater Herbe und leicht süßlicher Malz-Getreidenote auf der Zunge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (2228) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2015
25cl bottle bb10/2015, AH Gent. Nostalgic rebuy&rerate, taking me back to the adolescent days of weekly "Palm Fridays" and homemade hotdogs. Just like regular Palm, I remember this as being maltier and richer. Aroma of amber malts fresh like cut wood spawns and toasted bread crust, marred by a whiff of macro-metallic chicken broth and sulphur. Made in smaller batches, this beer and style of Spéciale Belge in general has the potential of competing with fragrant franconian Kellers, but alas has been adopted by few brewers & relinquished by many... Taste sees some lemon peel and herbal hop accents pierce through the rich amber malt blanket, conjuring up unripe chestnute and banana before becoming bogged down in a quick and uninspired dry finish, probably the astringent coda of nostalgia. Always up for a revisiting this potentially great beer on draught or in 75cl bottle...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maakun (966) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle. Clear amber with small white head. Some caramel, very light spices and a touch of orange. Light sweet with light bitter finish. Watery. Nothing offensive, but not that good either.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1101) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2015
Pours a nice reddish amber with a thin white head. Hints of caramel and bleach in the aroma, taste is a bit sweet but nice.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
corkyrory66 (763) - BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2015
Quand une grande brasserie (en chiffres) vous « offre » 25 cl de liquide … permettez-moi de rire. Bière d’hiver à 5,7 % abv … permettez-moi (encore) de rire. Couleur entre caramel mou et ambre clair. Clarté nette (de toute façon, il n’y a pas de refermentation). Bulles fines en fontaine, mais peu nombreuses. Mousse beige clair, qui n’est qu’un nappage diaphane. Arômes (si l’on peut dire) de caramel (on y revient..), un peu de malt, sucre. 1ère bouche douce (bien sûr), sur du caramel et un peu de nougat. Arrière-bouche super … courte. 2ème sur un peu de malt grillé, et fin de bouche fade. Arrière-bouche plate. 3ème banalissime. Longueur nulle. Finale, une honte. CONCLUSION : bière inqualifiable, et dire que c’était le cadeau de fin d’année du brasseur à ses clients !!! Permettez-moi de rire...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ruuurd (68) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2014
Nice dark caramel color. Bit watery, not a really outspoken flavour. Nothing bad but also nothing special...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DutchMark (203) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2014
Nothing special but also not bad. Very nice clear red colour with good carbonation. Not too sweet. Flavor is malty with some red fruit and mild bitterness. Body is thin and it lacks depth. Very acessible, easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
chromeotaphor (70) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2014
Kleine schuimlaag, zoetig aroma. Mahony achtige kleur. Vrij vlak van smaak zonder al teveel diepgang. Overdaad aan carbonatie.

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