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

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

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,551 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5551
Reviews: 2119
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%


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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Dave128

Kentucky

4.47/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed on pint night at pazzos pizza pub in Lexington KY. Poured from a 750? into the signature chimay glass. Already halfway drunk by the time i am writing this review so I apologize.

A - Dark cloudy brown with ruby highlights. Lacing is superb and the head lasts forever. With this glass, you can see the bubbles almost oozing to the top from the etch in the middle of the glass. Awesome.

S - Probably the weakest point of this beer. Smells of yeast and dark malt. Kind of get some dried fruit smell in there but not too prevalent.

T - Dark and sweet. Caramel and plums galore. Indescribable flavor. It manages to capture great aspects of many different styles. There is a slight hop bitterness on the finish.

M - Medium to heavy body with ample carbonation. Maybe even a little too much.

O - An amazing experience with an amazing trappist ale. This one was definitely a great treat.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2012 00:03:47 | More by Dave128
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 5,551 ratings.