Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) - Bières de Chimay S.A.
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4.35/5 rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
This beer is dark red-brown color with a large head the color of malted milk. It is nicely sculpted but falls quicker that the heads of its siblings. The aroma is faint and I have to sniff hard to gaet anything but what I do get is sweet berries and fresh flowers. Wow.
The hops start the show here spicy, herbal, and floral. They dance around before being overcome by alcohol drenched yeast tinged with just a slight clove that transitions into what I think is a real woody almost whiskey-like sweetness.
The mouthfeel is thicker, slicker, and all-around heavier than other Chimay beers, but still stays springy. This is a great sippin beer. It makes me want to slip into a silk robe and start talkin like the ladies man.
Serving type: bottle
03-02-2006 19:09:12 | More by JudgeRoughneck
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