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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

6,035 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,035
Reviews: 2,136
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 245
Gots: 598 | 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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wknight167

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

04/08 vintage

Apearance - Pours a reddish brown with a thick tan head that quickly drops down to a thin layer before it holds steady.

Nose- Unrefined sugar, raisiny, spicy, dark cherry?

Palate- First thing that comes to mind is that the spices are very well balanced. Caramel flavors complement the fruity undertones. The alcohol is just enough to provide a warming feeling, but not knocking you out.

Mouthfeel- Definitely full bodied, but just barely so. Smooth and lively.

Drinkability- High. Easy drinking and very intriguing. Each sip makes you want another. I wouldn't mind going through quite a few of these in a sitting.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2009 06:01:44 | More by wknight167
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,035 ratings.