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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

3,400 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,400
Reviews: 1,527
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 143
Gots: 176 | 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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Patrick999

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4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Incredible head and retention going on in my chalice. Cloudy gold, it all looks very appetizing.

S - Very bready and some burning alcohol.

T - Wham bam, thank you ma'am, this tripel kicks like a bronco. Intensely phenolic. The alcohol is right out there, it actually tastes stronger than the 9% Chimay Blue. Not only that, I get an aggressive hop profile. Tasty and complex, but very aggressive. I like this a lot, but I'm not always in the mood for it.

M - Feels well-bodied, almost too well-bodied. This is always a burpy brew for me.

D - A beer that always kicks my ass. When I want this, I want only one. In some ways, I like this better than the Westmalle tripel, but it isn't as drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2008 21:16:45 | More by Patrick999
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Fruity aroma with notes of grapes, peaches, Belgian yeast, mango, candi sugar and banana.
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Chimay Tripel (White) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
92 out of 100 based on 3,400 ratings.