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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

6,263 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,263
Reviews: 2,145
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 272
Gots: 716 | 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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beaulabauve

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -7%

08-21-2014 21:58:18 | More by beaulabauve
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aj_tuna

California

4/5  rDev -7%

08-21-2014 20:59:13 | More by aj_tuna
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Brihon

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

08-21-2014 18:28:43 | More by Brihon
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Kiro

Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-21-2014 15:02:09 | More by Kiro
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Mipper

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-21-2014 03:41:15 | More by Mipper
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Callie_Ferguson


5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-21-2014 02:15:41 | More by Callie_Ferguson
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Kuoinetown

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

08-21-2014 01:21:22 | More by Kuoinetown
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Monochrome

France

4/5  rDev -7%

08-20-2014 22:12:39 | More by Monochrome
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TequilaVoodoo


4.34/5  rDev +0.9%

08-20-2014 07:32:38 | More by TequilaVoodoo
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Nbdreher


4.4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-19-2014 23:23:36 | More by Nbdreher
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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-19-2014 19:49:15 | More by WoostaBia
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BeerNutz324

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-19-2014 15:54:34 | More by BeerNutz324
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Mplsmetro57

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-19-2014 15:30:00 | More by Mplsmetro57
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wilmerkatie

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -20.9%

08-19-2014 14:21:31 | More by wilmerkatie
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TheDudeAbides14


4.88/5  rDev +13.5%

08-19-2014 01:49:29 | More by TheDudeAbides14
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RichH55

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-18-2014 22:10:06 | More by RichH55
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RPH2327

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-18-2014 20:43:36 | More by RPH2327
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admh1972

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -7%

08-18-2014 19:58:21 | More by admh1972
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rspauldi

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

08-18-2014 12:49:26 | More by rspauldi
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Caroline20132009


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-18-2014 05:40:09 | More by Caroline20132009
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Nat1975

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-18-2014 03:05:14 | More by Nat1975
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PrendUnVerreDeBiere

Kentucky

4.16/5  rDev -3.3%

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Jonathan_Philadelphia


4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-17-2014 21:11:57 | More by Jonathan_Philadelphia
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Eric_Standard

British Columbia (Canada)

4.85/5  rDev +12.8%

Appearance: Deep amber with an active, cream coloured head. Looks very rich.

Smell: Some bready notes over an undercurrent of slightly sweet autumn fruits – apples, raisins, and the like.

Taste: A sweetish wave of fruit and malt comes up front, followed by more bready notes with Belgian yeasts – a bit of sourness. The beer finishes out sweet, with more dark fruit notes, some caramelly elements, and a mild alcohol flavour that provides a nice warming and emphasizes some peppery, licorice-y flavours in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Exceptionally smooth, moderately heavy on the palate, very good.

Overall: A pretty exceptional beer – complex, interesting, well balanced and delicious. It goes very well alongside a nice chunk of Chimay à la Bière.

08-17-2014 17:17:39 | More by Eric_Standard
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Bgonzo

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-17-2014 14:16:48 | More by Bgonzo
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,263 ratings.