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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) - Bières de Chimay S.A.

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,062 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,062
Reviews: 2,137
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 247
Gots: 612 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-22-2001)
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Bricelyn

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4.85/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Watch yourself with this one boys! As I began unwinding the wire cage it decided to blow its top! Almost took my head off HAHA!!

Pours nicely into my oversized wineglass heads up quickly and then disipates just as fast

Wonder fully dark it has a wonderfull cherry stain color. dark browns accented by deep reds

smell is yeasty alcohol! excellent

Taste oaky then pine with a finish of that wonderfull yeast again and it sticks in your pallate for a little bit reminding you that you want more.

The mouth feel it very bright lots of bubles almost like a warm soda... I served it at 63* F So it may be a little warm but I like my beers warm so oh well it is smoothing out now to due to the agitation of drinking it.

If I were stuck on a desert island with nothing but this I would praise God for the wonderful monks at chimay! God bless em! And if I could afford it always I would drink it quite often!

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2009 01:21:37 | More by Bricelyn
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,062 ratings.