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Chimay Première (Red) - Bières de Chimay S.A.

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Chimay Première (Red)Chimay Première (Red)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,748 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,748
Reviews: 1,551
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 145
Gots: 259 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-20-2000)
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Poured slowly into a Chimay chalice. Head rises minimally and maintains thanks to ample carbonation. The color is a brownish amber, a bit hazy, but not enough to hide the carbonation. Little to no lacing.

S - Very mild, but the aromas of sweet malt and Belgian yeast are certainly recognizable.

T - Follows the nose. Flavors are subtle and compliment each other. Light sweetness gives way to a greater balance with the yeast as the beer warms. Maybe a touch of floral hops in there?

M - Very full mouthfeel, in large part due to the carbonation. Feels great.

O - Very enjoyable. This came as a small bottle as part of a gift pack, and by the end of it I was definitely looking around for more. The price on the bomber size is a little higher than I would normally spend, but this beer is good enough for me to at least consider it. Looking forward to the Tripel and Quad!

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 16:58:46 | More by Andrew041180
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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
92 out of 100 based on 3,748 ratings.