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Beer

Palate, Palette, or Pallet

Let’s just clear something up quickly. OK?

Palate: the roof of your mouth. Also your sense of taste. This is the one you usually want if you’re talking about how a beer tastes.

Palette: the thing a painter uses for mixing up colours. So, by extension, a range of colours available for use. Could then conceivably be used to describe e.g. the range of flavours available to a brewer given a certain set of ingredients. Of course if you did this things would get confusing pretty quickly.

Pallet: the wooden things used for transporting goods, e.g. cases of beer, from place to place.

In this pallet of beer the palette of flavours on offer will excite your palate.

Ugh.

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