Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) - Bières de Chimay S.A.
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3.9/5 rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4
Appearance: Hazy Reddish-brown color with a lot of suspended solids and a huge head that fades very slowly with chunky lacing.
Aroma: Pretty light in this department. A little candy sweetness with some faint cherry notes and a touch boozyness.
Taste: Full bodied with a heavy, sweet malt base that has a touch of honey to it, then a building of ripe fruit as to goes along. The alcohol really starts to become pronounced toward the back end and dominates the finish which ends up being a little astringent
The Rest: Cork says it was bottled on 03/11. This beer could definitely use a few years to mellow out. It's pretty hot, and that masks a lot of the subtle complexity that's trying to poke through. Don't get me wrong, though, this is a tasty beer!
Serving type: bottle
03-04-2012 22:26:41 | More by curasowa
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