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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

3,749 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,749
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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Hopfenpeter

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4.4/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a rich murky amber and builds up a nice beige prickly head. It leaves some lacing on the glass, but not as much as I expected.
The smell is very aromatic and announces fruitiness and good malts.
The taste is quite remarkable and greets you with plums, prunes, some apple and raisin up front, followed by caramel ,brown sugary malts and being nicely kept in check by a great selection of hops, just the right amount. The yeast adds nice creamy feel. The alcohol is nicely hidden and will hit you at some point hard.
Very drinkable brew with good carbonation and freshness. Very good brew!

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2011 04:23:59 | More by Hopfenpeter
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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
92 out of 100 based on 3,749 ratings.