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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

3,756 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,756
Reviews: 1,551
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 146
Gots: 262 | 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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ktrillionaire

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A – Beautiful red-mahogany hue, with a small head that quickly vanishes.

S – Nicely malty-sweet with hints of band-aid, cherry and papaya; for Chimay it is underwhelming, for most others it would be quite good.

T – It tastes good, but a bit on the unspectacular side for a Trappist brew; there are mostly pleasant malty and fruity impressions, but it tends towards mediocrity and there is a slight perfume quality that is disconcerting. The perfume character is more pronounced on the finish. It also tastes better well aired-out, as a nutty quality develops that supplants the perfume-y flavor.

M – Nicely balanced between richness, dryness, and effervescence.

D – It is spectacular for pairing with food, especially spicy food.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2010 01:47:34 | More by ktrillionaire
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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
92 out of 100 based on 3,756 ratings.