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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

6,037 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,037
Reviews: 2,136
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 246
Gots: 599 | 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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TheSeeker61

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Yes indeed. Poured a dark amber with a three finger head which diminished but a nice ring and good lacing decided to hang around. Simply beautiful.

Ah the smell was very pleasant with raisins and cherries dominating. This certainly reminded me of the fruit cakes my grandmother baked back in the day.

Began with a raisin fig combination which was a main part of the taste and finished with the alcohol warming the chest. The malts were very apparent as well which led to the sweetness(not too sweet) of the ale.

Mouthfeel was thick and creamy. Really enjoyed it.

The drinkability was smooth and due to the 9%ABV definitely a sipper. Would certainly indulge again. Oh yeah definitely gets better as it warms.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2010 20:40:18 | More by TheSeeker61
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,037 ratings.