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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

5,935 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,935
Reviews: 2,135
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 236
Gots: 546 | 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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afdempse

Maryland

4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Jeff for sharing!

Pours with a huge tan head that has staying power. Murky brown, lets a bit of light through.

Nose of brown sugar, raisins. Slight roast and fruity alcohol spirits.

Malty, toffee flavors and caramelized brown sugar. Raisiny notes and dark bread in the finish.

Mouthfeel is full, but not sweet. Very well attenuated. Goes down nicely and makes you crave another.

Excellent strong dark ale. One of my favorites!

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 22:39:33 | More by afdempse
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 5,935 ratings.