Chimay Première (Red) - Bières de Chimay S.A.
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3.55/5 rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Small, stubby 330mL bottle into an imperial pint glass
A - Rough pour yields a foamy rocky head that dissipates to a thin cap. Pours a cloudy brown/amber.
S - Molasses, toffee, a bit of malt.
T - Pretty much as the smell, with molasses-like maltiness being predominant. The prototypical banana-like Belgian-yeast flavor is there, but is not prominent, which is fine with me. Get a bit of alcohol as it warms up, but really no hops to speak of.
M - Very smooth and almost creamy, as you might expect this being bottle-conditioned.
This is definitely NOT my style, but if I had to drink a Dubbel, it would probably be this one. Not a ringing endorsement, I know, but this is a pretty good beer.
Serving type: bottle
12-11-2011 23:31:20 | More by bosox941827
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