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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

6,027 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,027
Reviews: 2,136
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 242
Gots: 592 | FT: 10
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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Trueant1

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4.6/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark reddish color. A nice 1 inch tan head. Lacing that coats the chalice then slides down. Lots and lots of yeasties.

Smells spicy and sweet with carmel. Not a lot in my nose now over all that peppery spice.

Ohhh man. My first tatse is almost heaven. Dominate carmel malts with just a touch of funkiness. Dark fruits abound. yeast yeast yeast, yum yum yum. Somewhat alcoholic but hidden well with the malts. This taste is not for the timid!

Mouth feel is sweet up front with a dry swollow. A bit too carbonated. Aftertaste is alcoholic and spicy hops. There seems to be at least 6 "layers" to this beer. Very complex. BUt each sip is consistant until the bottle is gone. NICE!

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2008 01:03:25 | More by Trueant1
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,027 ratings.