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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

6,500 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,500
Reviews: 2,162
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 293
Gots: 826 | FT: 12
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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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Mack, Saturday at 02:08 AM
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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2.96/5  rDev -31.2%

jlenderman, Oct 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

This is a five year old bottle from my cellar.
Hints of sherry greet the nose with prune, dried fruit and alcohol notes.
It pours hazy brown with a slight, rapidly dissipating head that produces lace and has some legs.
The palate is mostly dried fruit and light sherry with some caramel in the background. Surprisingly, the beer has no big oxidized flavors even at 5 years and no discernible hops.
Medium body and above average carbonation.

pat61, Oct 15, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

11 oz Bottle poured into a firestone glass.Smell is very sweet.Lots of fruity smells.Apple.maybe pairs.The taste is sweet but not to sweet.A very nice 9.0ABV but well mixed so that the alcohol is not up front.Very easy to drink.Lots of spices mixed in.Give it a try.Can be found almost everywhere.

Motleydrunk56, Oct 15, 2014
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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,500 ratings.