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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

3,466 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,466
Reviews: 1,530
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 153
Gots: 204 | 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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Irie

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice 1 inch head off of a gentle pour with good lacing and a foggy carbonated body. Red/orange tint with golden edges.

Yeasty/Heffy smell with hints of fruits.

Great fluffy feel with a sharp bite at the end. So balanced it seems like no taste overpowers. Instead they all work together in harmony. Tastes of grain with a subtle hop background that intrigues the taste buds.

The bitterness is a bit strange for my personal tastes, but it's got a very rough character that I like. Good drinkability but not my favorite.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2008 23:40:31 | More by Irie
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Smell some nuttiness and slightly more hop notes than what I have come to expect from Chimay, but definitely pleasing. As I often say in my reviews, this is not my best area, so I often miss subtle notes.

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Chimay Tripel (White) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
92 out of 100 based on 3,466 ratings.