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Brewed by Brouwerij Palm
Style: Belgian Ale
Londerzeel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1024   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
PALM Ale has long been one of Europe’s top-selling specialty beers. Made with English hops, French Barley, and Belgian yeast, PALM represents the best of European beer-making traditions. It’s the roasted Champagne Malt which gives PALM its amber color, but without being heavy. Also available bottle-conditioned as Palm Hergist.
Sold as Palm outside of Europe.


1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Orange_times (100) - UKRAINE - FEB 15, 2016
Pours in golden color with minimal white head. Aroma of hops, malt, nothing too exiciting. Medium sweet, ligth bitter, light sour. Ligth body, medium carbonization.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jultsu (565) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - FEB 6, 2016
BBE 23-04-2016. Todella hapokas, minimivaahtoinen, kuparinen lagerin olemus. Miedon makea maltaan tuoksu. Hapotettu, makeahko, liukas öljyinen, vetisehkö suutuntuma. Aika bleh belgiksi, mutta ihan ok.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sven1973 (154) - GERMANY - JAN 30, 2016
Gezapft in der Herman Bar in Berlin. Schönes fruchtiges Aroma (Mango, Aprikose). Im Geschmack dann sehr sauer, Grapefruit-Noten und Milchsäure

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
budedou (707) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - JAN 22, 2016
Amber clear with almost no head. Typical malty-hoppy lager taste, but quite intense. Drinkable, but not too much to enjoy.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
eunck (103) - Hamburg, Hamburg, GERMANY - JAN 16, 2016
Expensive 0.75L bottle with champagne cork. Clear light amber with a big and fine white head. Maybe it’s the design, but it seems the beer does taste somehow noble with a very pleasant soft and smooth palate and very refreshing with high carbonation at the same time. However it does all this without any outstanding aromas, which leaves me wondering why this is supposed to be such a specialty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Antonio369 (89) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 8, 2016
25cl bottle, served in tulip glass. Poured a nice amber gold with a very small white head that disappeared quite fast. Aromas of roasted malt, walnuts, honey. Taste is a continuation of the aroma with vanilla, caramel, honey, nuts, toasted bread, some fruits. Light body with a short lasting but smooth bittersweet finish. Overall a very decent sweet, malty brew but for a top fermented ale it just lacks body. Clearly produced as a commercial, easy drinkable ale that you can enjoy every day.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lucas28 (16) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2015
In my family many people drink Palm. So I say: drink it together, it’ll taste ever better! This beer is often on offer in crates or six-packs. Somewhat darker than pilsener, and very tasty. You must try this!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hauxe (264) - Butzbach, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2015
Rated from old notes. A light bodied dark ale. Decent. Hints of a sea mist taste.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rex_Remes (99) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - DEC 21, 2015
UPDATED: APR 19, 2016 (330 ml bottle, 5.2% ABV, Beijing) Aroma: pretty bland in smell.touch of malt/grain, some wet paper and flat maltiness. Appearance: has a clear amber color, looks like a nice amber lager, light head that fizzes away quickly. good visible carbonation. Taste: some malt and grain, sweetness with some hops trying to break through. Hint or herbalness and soy sauce. It’s as if they had a good recipe but just a bit weak (missing that extra punch). Palate: smooth, creamy/oily, a touch of hop bitterness on the follow-thru. The beer does seem to go flat quickly. Overall: I had higher expectations from a Belgian beer, so this just came off as an average beer, a bit one dimensional. Definitely better than your average lager. Might make a good every day ale, as it is not too heavy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorgeLee (1612) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2015
From a can at Amsterdam airport. At least found a nice glass to pour it into, clear amber brown colour with a white head. A safe but pleasant ale, caramel malty, not overly bitter but just enough for balance. Not especially yeasty. Ok.


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