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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) - Bières de Chimay S.A.

Not Rated.
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,035 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,035
Reviews: 2,136
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 245
Gots: 598 | 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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Scoats

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4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For some reason, I thought the Blue Label was a triple. It ain't. It is a very dark brown beer.

Chimay has been getting rapped pretty badly these days for taking short cuts in the brewing process. If this bottle is typical of what Chimay is putting out these days, then that rapping is not fully deserved.

With the dark brown reddish color and the controlled but strong head, this beer was beautiful. Taste was full and interesting. I didn't get some of the nuances one can sometimes get from these sorts of beers. Instead it was a very tasty balanced interesting beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2003 12:49:34 | More by Scoats
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,035 ratings.