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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

5,927 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,927
Reviews: 2,134
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 236
Gots: 538 | FT: 10
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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John_Schlaffer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-21-2013 22:48:42 | More by John_Schlaffer
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dflatau

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-21-2013 02:07:09 | More by dflatau
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JHurley

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

04-21-2013 01:54:17 | More by JHurley
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mikeradebaugh

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-21-2013 00:51:32 | More by mikeradebaugh
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aslamm75

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7%

04-21-2013 00:01:20 | More by aslamm75
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chebode2

Texas

4/5  rDev -7%

04-20-2013 02:50:43 | More by chebode2
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MShirokov

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

04-20-2013 01:31:00 | More by MShirokov
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-19-2013 17:25:25 | More by GratefulEdd
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jono311

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-18-2013 17:45:28 | More by jono311
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joshmace

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-18-2013 13:46:48 | More by joshmace
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rdoggg

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-18-2013 13:46:22 | More by rdoggg
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RedDeath987

California

4/5  rDev -7%

04-18-2013 05:17:53 | More by RedDeath987
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Callmecoon

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-18-2013 04:58:55 | More by Callmecoon
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jduprey007

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-18-2013 01:06:55 | More by jduprey007
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TwelveOunces

Kentucky

4.49/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz bottle poured into a Chimay Goblet

A- Pours a murky, viscous copper brown color. Very dark and hazy. A half finger of an off tan colored head.

S- Big dark fruit, A bit of a rum spice in this beer. A sweet candy sugar and caramel malt.

T- A big feel at first. A 50/50 split right up front of caramel, breaddy malts and a dark fruit assauly. There is a ton of fig and plum in this beer. The malt is so silky smooth and creamy sweet it should be a crime. A sweet dark fruit bouquet in this beer. A nice spice profile reminicent of a spiced rum.

M- Thick and chewy and very high carbonation. Works extremely well.

O- A masterful beer. Very delicious and well made. Cant believe it took me so long to pick some up.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2013 23:13:42 | More by TwelveOunces
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NorthernSoul

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-17-2013 22:13:39 | More by NorthernSoul
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7%

04-17-2013 14:05:45 | More by mendvicdog
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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7%

04-17-2013 14:04:37 | More by Whatup14
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mjc3151

Illinois

4.63/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 22 oz. bomber into a Solemn Oath snifter glass.

A - dark brown

S - smells like raisins, can smell the Belgian yeast.

T - tastes like it smells. tastes like raisins, with a fruity background and Belgian yeast element.

M - smooth, goes down easy with a slight carbonation feel to it.

O - An unbelievably tasty beer. Then again it is a Belgian and I LOVE Belgians, so i am a bit biased. Try Brooklyn's Local 2. It is very similar and much cheaper, so try that one and compare the two.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2013 02:41:14 | More by mjc3151
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duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7%

04-17-2013 02:14:30 | More by duceswild
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Bmckinleywv

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -7%

04-17-2013 01:22:20 | More by Bmckinleywv
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AlphaKingKegger

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-16-2013 04:05:41 | More by AlphaKingKegger
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nollie77

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-16-2013 03:58:50 | More by nollie77
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Necronomad

Switzerland

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-15-2013 20:40:52 | More by Necronomad
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

04-15-2013 19:21:09 | More by jjd315
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 5,927 ratings.