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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

5,933 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,933
Reviews: 2,135
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 236
Gots: 546 | 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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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-29-2012 17:48:57 | More by zekeman17
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bmur112

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-23-2013 16:00:50 | More by bmur112
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cedelattes


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-19-2012 23:20:24 | More by cedelattes
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Giannis

Greece

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-17-2013 21:58:45 | More by Giannis
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polopaul20

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

10-17-2013 14:13:40 | More by polopaul20
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chambeam

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

10-29-2012 02:39:49 | More by chambeam
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buckyp

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-31-2011 22:16:36 | More by buckyp
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Radome

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-06-2013 22:39:22 | More by Radome
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seesnow3

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed 8/11, Chimay goblet
Pour-Thick and terribly rich head, fades but holds at a thick foam broken but very even lacing, rich and foamy, Cloudy brown with just a touch of orange

Nose-Hops, chocolate, floral?, very smooth flow and rich presence

Palate-Bitter, light milk chocolate, slight floral notes?, dark fruits (currants and others), very nice

Body-Heavy and rich, creamy, some effervescence, medium flavor
Finish-Light and sweet chocolate, some bitter, very nice beer with a very nice texture, high quality top notch stuff

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2011 02:15:00 | More by seesnow3
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elspaniard


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-02-2012 03:56:11 | More by elspaniard
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RamboDog

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

10-25-2013 01:26:14 | More by RamboDog
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2013beer101

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-14-2013 03:55:39 | More by 2013beer101
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DimensionX

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-15-2013 21:27:39 | More by DimensionX
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DragLine6

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-09-2013 07:00:12 | More by DragLine6
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SalTnutZ1

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

03-28-2013 02:30:09 | More by SalTnutZ1
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666_MPH

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-27-2013 06:23:41 | More by 666_MPH
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doubleipa

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This and the Abbaye des Rocs Gran Cru are my favorite in this style. Pours dark brown, almost black. Aroma of cherries and dark fruit. Also lots of roasted malt. It just smells rich. Taste is incredibly well balanced. I look forward to every taste as I enjoy this baby. Chimay is not as sexy as other, harder to find Belgians, but it's hard to do better than this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2006 17:22:38 | More by doubleipa
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nullbort

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-07-2013 21:41:46 | More by nullbort
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WhatTheAle1973

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-15-2012 01:10:34 | More by WhatTheAle1973
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jumbopanda

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-31-2012 04:43:21 | More by jumbopanda
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alex228

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-06-2012 22:23:55 | More by alex228
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StArnoldFan

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-17-2013 18:36:45 | More by StArnoldFan
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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-10-2014 20:59:22 | More by wvbrewcrew
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mikepcarney

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-02-2012 22:20:38 | More by mikepcarney
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thampel09

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-23-2013 18:04:45 | More by thampel09
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 5,933 ratings.