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Chimay Tripel (White) - Bières de Chimay S.A.

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Chimay Tripel (White)Chimay Tripel (White)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,403 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,403
Reviews: 1,527
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 143
Gots: 181 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Labeled Chimay Cinq Cents in 750ml bottle.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-18-2001)
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Intrinsic

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4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

What a beautiful beer this is. Streams of bubbles quickly flow up the sides of the chalice to a crown of dense head, the champagne of beers.

After finding your way through the maze of yeast, the nose reveals hints of banana. Thoroughly unexpected, but very enjoyable.

The surprises continue when the bitter hops spring to life on your taste buds, and your suspicions are confirmed when you detect the banana flavour your nose already predicted.

Chimay Tripel´s carbonation really brings it to life and balances the warm, full body.

Overall this beer is fantastic. Unfortunately, it isn´t sitting very well so it suffers on the drinkability scale. Someone with stronger stomach might be able to handle more than one of these. And the 8% ABV really creeps up on you. Definitely worth a taste!

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2011 01:13:38 | More by Intrinsic
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Chimay Tripel (White) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
92 out of 100 based on 3,403 ratings.