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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

6,626 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,626
Reviews: 2,164
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 308
Gots: 895 | FT: 13
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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A: Dark reddish-brown in color with an off-white 2-finger head.

S: Some darkish fruits, but nothing too pungent. A belgian beer, to be sure, with some booziness in the back. I expected more, quite frankly.

T: A decent mix of light and dark fruits, some fig and light molasses. More bitter than I prefer in my belgians.

M: Thin, well-carbonated, and extremely dry. And there is a lingering bitterness in the finish.

O: Definitely not my favorite BSDA. Too bitter, too dry, and too thin. This brew pales in comparison to Trois Pistoles, for example. At this price, probably not something I'd try again.

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,626 ratings.