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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

6,025 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,025
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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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

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

GLASS: Chimay Goblet (What Else?)
TEMP: Cellared @ approx 45 degrees

Dark, ruby accented, amber liquid. One-finger head of foam that dissipates to a thin film, rather quickly. Decent lacing is present.

Deep, dark fruits dance on top of sweet roasted malts. Caramel and brown sugar play a sweet song, written by toffee. Swirling overripe bananas dance by, barely able to stand, but still present and making a good show of it. Yeast is trying to hold them up but has been drinking Port all night and is now chewing bubblegum, trying to hide it.

Dark fruits and tasty, sweet malts dominate. Caramel and molasses. Nice spicy bite at the end. Good yeasty notes.

Nice and creamy feeling, but abit lacking, overall, in the mouth. Would benefit greatly from abit more 'oomph'. Great tasting, but just a tad too thin, for me.

Great drinking potential. Just watch out for the well-hidden 9% ABV.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2008 22:41:35 | More by coldmeat23
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,025 ratings.