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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

3,944 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,944
Reviews: 1,576
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 196
Gots: 449 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 09-18-2001

Labeled Chimay Cinq Cents in 750ml bottle.
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Ratings: 3,944 | Reviews: 1,576
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3.98/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

March 30, 2015

750 ml bottle, tulip

A – Three inches plus of thick white foam, slightly craggy, sits on top of a light amber to deep gold, somewhat hazy, liquid.

S – Golden crackers, light toast, white bread crust. Mild spicy, peppery yeast notes. Some fig and apple notes, along with nectarine and some exotic fruit, perhaps plantain. Hops are very herbal and earthy.

T – Malty-sweet with some graham cracker flavor, and orange, fig, and golden raisins. Hops much lighter here, again herbal. Very mild bitterness provides some balance.

M – High carbonation, very sudsy and rich, moderate sweetness and moderate-low bitterness. Alcohol is not noticeable.

O – This is a well-constructed tripel, from one of the Belgian masters, and I really want to love it. There is something in the flavor profile that throws me off, and may just be my own senses. It is not bad, just not my favorite. An excellent beer, just not quite right for my palate.

Photo of Rivoire
3.42/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stephenlee
4.53/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jsmellington
4.71/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NeilSilber1
4.64/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of amattocks2
4.27/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sergio_Pereira
4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mojoman8561
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bodega95
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CapCollector16
3.73/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was the first Chimay I ever tried and I was hoping for a lot more. The blue one was definetly better.

Photo of Acatm50
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of benloho
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bjd88
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BillCheck
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Catalin90
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dbakondi
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Modernrickk
3.8/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.69/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BcOneSeven
3/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not my favorite style, but okay.

Photo of Eriktheipaman
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of derkfromwi
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of two_fisto
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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