In this beer blog, we are going to same Speciale Belge Ale from Palm Brewery. If you read my earlier beer blog posts on their beers, you know the history of this east Europe brewery. If you have not read my earlier beer blog posts, please, do so to get to know this import craft brewery. Let us get into this Belgian Amber Ale.
It has a clear amber color with white head on this Belgian Amber Ale. The smell has notes of caramel and spices. The taste has spicy to caramel notes with a watery malty finish. It is pretty drinkable beer.
Here is a description from the beer bottle:
Palm was originally brewed at the beginning of the 20th Century as a new style of ale. Speciale Belge – taste complexity of an ale brewed to be refreshing like pilsner or lager. It is Palm’s perfect balance of flavor and approachabilty that makes it Belgium’s Amber Ale.
Here is a description from their website (www.palm.be):
the sociable beer for every day, for everyone
“Speciale Belge” is one of the better Belgian beers of the early 20th century. This smooth-drinking, amber-coloured top-fermentation beer has a sensible alcohol content.
Special PALM malts determine its honey-like mellowness and PALM’s own selected yeasts give it a fruity yeast aroma. Fine aroma hops from Kent afford subtle harmony. PALM is the absolute number one “BELGIAN AMBER BEER”.
Here is their website and twitter addresses:
Twitter: @palmbeer and @palmale
Closing, I love the aroma and the taste profile from this amber ale. It is smooth and drinkable brew. This is not my favorite beer but it is not bad beer. I just do not like the fact that it has to travel a ton to make it to the United States. I recommend you trying this beer and please, share your thoughts. Go get some! Drink it! Enjoy it! Metal it! \m/
Bill DJ Weiser