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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

6,032 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,032
Reviews: 2,136
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 243
Gots: 594 | 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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MattSweatshirt

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4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Quite a bit of carb when I opened the stubby bottle. Foam started coming out of the top. I was able to control the pour quite well though. Pours a beautiful deep red/brown. You can see the bubbles coming up to keep around the off white/tan head that settles down fairly quickly. Slight lacing.

Sweet dark fruits and alcohol.

You get the same dark fruits and alcohol in taste along with a bread/yeast and malts.

Lots of carbonation on the tongue but still feels thick and creamy and smooth and wonderful. The carbonation kinda died out as I came to the bottom of the glass which was a bummer. I drank it kinda slow but still.

This was the first Belgian beer I had months and months ago albeit in the 750 ml format. It blew my mind with all the carbonation and dark fruity taste. It doesn't seem as great now that I am a into “craft” beer as I originally thought, but it made me realize what beer can be and I will continue drinking this well into the future. A great all around beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2012 08:27:06 | More by MattSweatshirt
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,032 ratings.