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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) - Bières de Chimay S.A.

Not Rated.
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,715 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,715
Reviews: 2,172
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 321
Gots: 955 | FT: 14
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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Photo of Gajo74
4.28/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice brown with a thick bubbly head. The lace retains well until the end of the drink, in which it disappears entirely. Great aroma that has elements of sweet malt, dry fruits and alcohol. Taste is malty, fruity, boozy and with a slightly bitter dry finish. Feel is full bodied. Little carbonation.
Overall, this is a good beer but not on the level of other Belgians I've tried. Still, I wouldn't mind having again.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.3/5  rDev 0%

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3.53/5  rDev -17.9%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.88/5  rDev +13.5%

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4.44/5  rDev +3.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.77/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

APPEARANCE - Dark brown, with a 4-finger head that dissipates slowly. Not much lacing.

AROMA/SCENT - Nutty, sweet.

TASTE - Fresh, sweet, nutty.

MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Good carbonation, smooth.

VALUE - $8 for 11 oz. bottle - low price for an import at a restaurant.

OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Good drinking beer. Not overly boozy.

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.52/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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3.85/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.98/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
96 out of 100 based on 6,715 ratings.