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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

5,925 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,925
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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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
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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-15-2013 03:49:05 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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addison1203

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

04-15-2013 03:22:25 | More by addison1203
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cp45

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7%

04-15-2013 03:15:37 | More by cp45
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dugly2ugly

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-14-2013 23:22:17 | More by dugly2ugly
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c-rum

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-14-2013 16:49:01 | More by c-rum
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7%

04-14-2013 14:11:27 | More by craft_shannie
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aLenwell

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

04-14-2013 03:32:29 | More by aLenwell
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strib

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-14-2013 02:55:50 | More by strib
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OB1

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-14-2013 00:40:42 | More by OB1
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JandJMD

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7%

04-13-2013 22:04:56 | More by JandJMD
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Elbrownbag

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-13-2013 19:06:05 | More by Elbrownbag
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freeHorizon

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

04-13-2013 18:42:09 | More by freeHorizon
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Gtg642

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-13-2013 17:27:41 | More by Gtg642
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Bauzen

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-13-2013 05:32:26 | More by Bauzen
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resistdefy

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7%

04-13-2013 00:33:49 | More by resistdefy
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DoomVM

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-12-2013 14:23:38 | More by DoomVM
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dar482

New York

4.11/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The color is caramel and brown, like dark brown iced tea.

The aroma has boozy, dark fruit, malt, with a decent head.

With the taste, there is a smooth and booze taste. There is malt, Belgian yeast, and bread. It really is a light beer for the style. There’s the obvious quad fruits of plums and stone fruits. Easy drinking.

There is a light body for a quad.

In the end, I had this with St. Bernardus 12 and Rochefort and it fell in the last place. Fine beer. Not my favorite, but probably the most drinkable of the three.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 07:33:27 | More by dar482
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 5,925 ratings.