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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

5,940 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,940
Reviews: 2,135
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 236
Gots: 548 | 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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jordoo

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4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poored into a Chimay glass.

It comes out a dark merky brown color with a large fluffy tan head that reciedes to a frothy covering. Left very little lace and was obviously highly carbinated. Smell is of spice, mainly clove, sweet dark fruits, toasted maltyness and slight alcohol. The flavor is very wide ranging malts. I picked out toasted nuts, molassas and sweet raisins. There is a veyr nice dry finish almost like wine. The high carbination does thin this one out a bit. After trying the Red I'll say both were excellent and very different while also sharing some unique flavor aspects. Guess I'll have to pick up a bottle of the white next.

Edited, had one score wrong.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2008 14:35:49 | More by jordoo
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 5,940 ratings.