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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

6,087 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,087
Reviews: 2,137
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 249
Gots: 623 | 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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DaveBar

Ontario (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a wide mouth glass.
330ml bottle at 10deg C
L13-022 2018

A dark ale wih substance. Excellent product at a great price.... $3.65/ea at the LCBO.

S- Light and thin. Not indicative of what the flavor is like

T- Excellent! Very enjoyable. Light on the tongue cold. Opens slowly to expose a light nutmeg flavor. Once it warms it does power up but not hot by any means. Having this one with 6mths since purchase I don't think hotness can be subdued yet.

M- Smooth. Leaves a touch of bitter nut at the end. Carbination stays and stays and stays. VERY lively.

O- Very very good. Will definitely cellar a few.

I don't know why the reviews bash this offering after aging too long however at the price I will try to see how they age every 6mths on every year's batch. Will update this review as I do.

Food Pairing

This excellent little dark ale will pair very well with... Hamburgers

I do cook from comfort to natural to gourmet but do believe in keeping it simple for the most part. Hamburgers will accent this slightly heavy beer. Keep your toppings low and simple and this pairing will compliment each other very well.

Enjoy

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 17:47:17 | More by DaveBar
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,087 ratings.