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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

5,931 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,931
Reviews: 2,135
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 236
Gots: 546 | 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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DavidST

Texas

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 33cl bottle into a chimay goblet.

This pours a yeast fill hazy dark tea brownish color with a large tan head which foams up but then quickly dissipates down to a thin layer. The smell is of yeast esters, slightly sweet, some fruit (grapes). Feel is medium and with high carbonation. The taste is pretty sweet, lots of fruit and sugars, this is a very sweet beer, but its also very good (but I've had it many times and know what to expect). Overall this is a fantastic desert beer and one I've gotten many times.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2011 04:11:02 | More by DavidST
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A true Trappiste ale, dark, malty, spicy, it needs the higher abv to carry the heavy but complex flavours.
Use a Chimay glass if possible and let it breathe for a few minutes. Perfect with a steak or a strong cheese and good company.
One of the great beers of the world.

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 5,931 ratings.