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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

6,284 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,284
Reviews: 2,145
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 272
Gots: 724 | 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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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4.1/5  rDev -4.7%

750ml bottle, cork ejected with barely a touch.

A - Great looking deep, prune juice brown. A creamy whipped foam head. just enough to coat the top, with sticky lacing.

S - Brown sugar, poundcake, fruit syrup, alcohol, fruity esters. Hints of yeast and bitter grain.

T - Rich and full flavored. Dark sweet caramel, hearty bread, toasted grains. Mild apple flavors, like watered down apple juice and also apple skin. A clear alcohol note and warm on the way down.

M - Soft medium bodied, slightly dry on the palate. Smooth creamy carbonation and a nice warm end.

O - A solid, well rounded brew. This beer hits the style well, and is a solid choice every time.

08-05-2012 23:12:16 | More by BeerForMuscle
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BeerOps

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

08-04-2012 22:41:40 | More by BeerOps
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chel29

Brazil

5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-04-2012 02:58:37 | More by chel29
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Blind

Missouri

5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-04-2012 00:17:00 | More by Blind
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Orion1


4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-03-2012 21:43:12 | More by Orion1
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Brubaker

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7%

08-03-2012 18:39:21 | More by Brubaker
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hkyplyr73

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

08-02-2012 18:03:35 | More by hkyplyr73
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Supergenious

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-02-2012 16:32:17 | More by Supergenious
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Bpvarona


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-02-2012 12:25:47 | More by Bpvarona
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elspaniard


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-02-2012 03:56:11 | More by elspaniard
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-01-2012 03:00:45 | More by ssimpson89
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penguinboat

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-01-2012 02:39:15 | More by penguinboat
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7%

08-01-2012 02:08:58 | More by sanitarium16
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Mingstein

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-31-2012 02:09:03 | More by Mingstein
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Jose9e

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-30-2012 11:00:37 | More by Jose9e
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illini4x4


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-29-2012 18:52:14 | More by illini4x4
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-29-2012 04:37:43 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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HFord


4/5  rDev -7%

07-28-2012 21:40:24 | More by HFord
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outlaw1323

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-27-2012 22:59:48 | More by outlaw1323
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hlatimer266

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-27-2012 14:15:51 | More by hlatimer266
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RotaBeachBum

Spain

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-27-2012 11:41:22 | More by RotaBeachBum
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anthonyFCA


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-27-2012 07:31:02 | More by anthonyFCA
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-27-2012 03:20:57 | More by WDJersey
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

4.05/5  rDev -5.8%

330ml bottle, poured into a large tulip shaped wine glass. Dark amber colour with hints of ruby around the edge, almost opaque, 3 finger tanned head. Belgian yeasty aroma with notes of malt and raspberry. Tasted malt, caramel, raspberry, biscuit, plum and brown sugar. Booze very well hidden, balanced with a slightly bitter finish. Body was on the thick side of medium, smooth texture with decent carbonation. The depth of the beer combined with how well it hid the booze was very impressive, but I wouldn't say it blew me away. It might need to age for a year or two.

07-25-2012 13:23:36 | More by jonb5
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parintele

Romania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-24-2012 20:19:25 | More by parintele
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,284 ratings.