Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) - Bières de Chimay S.A.
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3.98/5 rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Appearance: Murky dark brown with a fizzy tan head. Pretty good head retention.
Aroma: Some ripe black cherry, dark malt, and hints of yeast and alcohol.
Taste: Flavor is very light for the appearance. Nice dark malt character but lets some dark fruit notes through. Much sweeter than I was expecting but definitely not overly sweet. Aftertaste starts wet and then dries as the flavor turns a little darker and the alcohol warmth becomes apparent. Not hugely complex but satisfying.
Mouthfeel: Really effervescent like a soda. Between thin and medium in body but never watery. Good drinkability.
Final Thoughts: I definitely enjoyed this one, it didn't blow me away or anything but it is very good. Would I drink it again? If it was offered to me, yes.
Serving type: bottle
12-09-2012 03:43:07 | More by JamesMN
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