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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

6,062 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,062
Reviews: 2,137
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 247
Gots: 612 | 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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SMM0606

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-31-2013 22:46:04 | More by SMM0606
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Daniel101

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

05-31-2013 21:15:16 | More by Daniel101
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SimonTja

Sweden

4/5  rDev -7%

05-31-2013 13:32:33 | More by SimonTja
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zestar

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-31-2013 06:57:47 | More by zestar
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Luiz0930

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-31-2013 05:48:59 | More by Luiz0930
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Steezballs

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-31-2013 04:51:58 | More by Steezballs
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burninggoat

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

05-30-2013 22:03:06 | More by burninggoat
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sir_rucker

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-30-2013 19:55:15 | More by sir_rucker
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kwkdmk

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -7%

05-30-2013 13:03:29 | More by kwkdmk
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soxandbeer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-30-2013 11:04:45 | More by soxandbeer
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Paccamacca

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-30-2013 06:15:12 | More by Paccamacca
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emd

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

05-29-2013 23:39:36 | More by emd
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JamLand

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

05-29-2013 03:33:11 | More by JamLand
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dmcjr23505

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-29-2013 01:34:29 | More by dmcjr23505
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mattbk

New York

4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Dark brown, very cloudy, long lasting foamy head, fine bubbles. The head is - impressive.
S: Some dark fruit, light raisins, banana esters, nice, not at all a very strong aroma though.
T: Wow. Super rich, raisiny, some banana esters, very rich, sweet, a bit caramelly. Very, very nice.
M: The mouthfeel on this beer is excellent. It is full, yet the carbonation makes it lighter and drier at the end. Definitely a high level of carbonation, but it is not unpleasant.
O: Obviously, a solid beer, actually quite drinkable, yet fairly complex.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 00:47:24 | More by mattbk
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Sean9689

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-29-2013 00:21:47 | More by Sean9689
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alltakn

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-28-2013 18:10:33 | More by alltakn
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Dando54

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-28-2013 12:22:29 | More by Dando54
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mpayne5

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7%

05-28-2013 01:38:46 | More by mpayne5
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

05-28-2013 00:19:51 | More by JCam9981
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Kingcurio

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-27-2013 23:32:10 | More by Kingcurio
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ManIam

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

05-27-2013 22:49:38 | More by ManIam
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Jas45678

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-27-2013 22:48:47 | More by Jas45678
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7%

05-27-2013 21:23:33 | More by lgmol
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701beer

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-27-2013 15:02:57 | More by 701beer
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,062 ratings.