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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

6,043 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,043
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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atpben

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

Poured into a Chimay glass. Pours a nice brown-raisin color with a rapidly dissipating head. Aroma of mostly cherries, alcohol and caramel. Lots of caramel and candy apples in the taste. Also got hints of fruit cake and rum? Carbonation reminds me of champagne. Wow what a great brew. It gets better as it warms I have had this beer many times and have found different flavors each time. I always have a bottle of this and the Chimay white in my fridge. Excellent.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2009 01:04:47 | More by atpben
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,043 ratings.