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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

6,092 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,092
Reviews: 2,138
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 250
Gots: 624 | 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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mickstepp

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

It has been a while since I've tasted this beauty and it was everything that I remembered. Dark amber with a frothy dissipating head. Very effervescent. Faint hop and citrus notes in the nose. Malty sweet. It manages to be fruity and earthy at the same time.
An easy drinker despite the relatively high alcohol. Very creamy and mouth filling. Not an everyday brew but one that I will return to over and over again.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2003 06:34:19 | More by mickstepp
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Poured from a caged and corked 25.4 oz bottle into a tulip.
Appearance - a very overcast, deep red, almost brown with huge, foamy beige head that recedes rapidly to a thin layer. Lacing is minimal.
Smell - stone and dark fruit, yeast and a hint of alcohol.
Taste - a tempered sweetness resembling the stone and dark fruit in the nose. Slight spice and tang that elevate the flavor! Easy drinker at 9% that keeps calling for another sip!
Feel - very carbonated, medium body with the alcohol making subtle appearances with each sip. A spicy and tangy bitterness, but a creaminess that adds an interesting layer to this dynamic brew!
Overall - obviously outstanding, but with so many great beers available, I'm not likely to chose this considering the price.

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,092 ratings.