Brewed by Brouwerij Palm
Style: Belgian Ale
Londerzeel, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 998   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Foffern (1491) - Bodø, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2012
Bottle at home. Pours a clear amber colour small off-white head. Aromas of lemon peel, pale malt, grains and some caramel. Dried fruit in the flavour along with leather and wood. Light, slick and a bit sparkly mouthfeel, and light bitterness. Decent beer but pretty boring aroma and taste.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bdunhill (254) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 15, 2012
This belgian Ale is a simplistic beer with minimal flavor but a propensity to keep you refreshed. The aroma is no present but it pours amber brown with a big froothy head. The sweet texture lingers and leaves you coming back for more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JefVerstraete (2296) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JAN 31, 2013
Amber with white head. Low carbonation. Bitter sweet and watery. Notes of caramel and citrus.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
foxo82 (815) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2013
Bottle from somewhere in the Netherlands courtesy of Kirsty. Dark amber body like brown sugar (the beer, not Kirsty). Headless. Smells sickly sweet and a bit skunky. Tastes of hefty alcohol. Heavy and not drinkable. Some bitterness but the finish is too short. Rough sandpaper feel. Very gassy. Not great; awful by Belgian ale standards.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Andy_ (1001) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2013 Clear dark orange beer with white head. Aroma is grainy malty, maizey and stale like a bulk lager. Taste is malty, starchy sweet, belgian yeasty with apple juice, little bitter and little watery. No finish at all, thin mouthfeel. I used to like this when I was new to Belgian beers, but I guess it was because this is so close to bulky lagers.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KLTZK (55) - Alkmaar, NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle 25cl. Pours a small off-white head. Pale amber appearance. Malty and a bit fruity aroma. Sweet malty and a bit fruity taste. Malty aftertaste. Watery palate. Boring for a Belgian.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
gegwilson (2379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle from the Bottle Shop, Bruges. Pours amber with a white head. This is a pretty bland affair really. Like a strong tasting lager, but with some yeasty notes in there too. Drinkable, but not one I’ll be revisiting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Pour at bottleshare. Muddy orange with slight white head. Aroma is dish soap, alcohol, rose petals. Taste is muddled hop...more floral than bitter, but everything is a bit difficult to pull out individually. Funky sour/stale aftertaste. Didn’t dig it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Niller (1074) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle from Voldby. Pours clear amber with an off-white head. Sweet flavor of malt, yeast, hops. Low carbonation. Sweet finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BMMillsy (1787) - Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Dirty finish, not super pleasant. Light golden, pretty beer. Overall drinkable I guess but this is pretty low quality with some serious off flavors going on.

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