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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

5,939 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,939
Reviews: 2,135
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 236
Gots: 548 | FT: 10
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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CharlesRiver

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4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark brown in color with that typical Chimay white fluffy head that lasts and lasts. The first thing that hits you is the bubbles, this one is very effervesent. Malty and sweet in smell. Spicy, peppery and malty in flavor. The end aftertaste is much the same with a hint of alcohol that gives that warming feeling.

Now that I have sampled all three Chimay beers I think that I like the Red the best, followed closely by the Blue. All three are very good, I am just a bit partial to the Red. The Blue was still a good pick for my 100th reveiw though.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2002 10:17:38 | More by CharlesRiver
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 5,939 ratings.