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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

6,212 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,212
Reviews: 2,142
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 263
Gots: 691 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Cork dated 04/06: aged 22 months. 750 ml.

Served at 61 degrees F/ 16 degrees C. Big wine glass.

Attractive color, red bordering on rusty brownish orange. A finger of beige head. Lace like a herd of small dinosaurs.

Smells deep, rich, mellow. Brown bread crust, fig jam, dates, cedar, gentle warm spice, cocoa powder, earth, a bit of rumlike alcohol. Cohesive, and very nice.

Tastes smooth and mellow, but rich. Dark fruit, sweet brown bread, chocolate cake, a drizzle of molasses, cedar, earth, warm spice, and a hint of herbal/grassy hops. Medium sweetness, good balance. Some warming alcohol. Long finish, with all of the flavors lingering.

Soft smooth texture, almost creamy, with a touch of woody astringency. Very smooth and drinkable.

This aged beautifully. I really enjoyed it.

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,212 ratings.