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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

6,091 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,091
Reviews: 2,137
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 250
Gots: 622 | 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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peabody

Kentucky

4.83/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pop goes the beer!
Man, this Chimay has some carbonation. After the big boom I poured a tulip glass full and the head almost spilled out. Three fingers at least. The carbonation stays with the drink for quite some time. Very little lacing but the beer was kinda cold.
The cork says 11/05 but you can smell the alcohol first and foremost.Fruits malt and nuts are the main aroma after that.
Malty sweet flavor meets the tounge and a toffee and cinnamon aftertaste followed by a warm alcohol feel in the back of the throat.
This is by far the better of the three Chimay's available.
Mouthfeel is very pleasant with a slight resiny feel after the carbonation leaves.
all thing said, this is a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2006 01:18:38 | More by peabody
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,091 ratings.