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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,053 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,053
Reviews: 1,569
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 164
Gots: 376 | FT: 3
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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Photo of dertyd
3.48/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 1 pint.9.4 fl oz.bottle popped the cork and it went flying was great when I looked at the cork it said 05\09 and its 02/13 right now so its about a 4 year old bottle

A:poured a dark amber red kinda like a lighter mister pibb soda with almoast no head at all just a lot of bubbles floating up like crazy a nice looking beer

S:sweet bready smell with some hints of dark fruits and a lil bit of chocolate

T:verry balanced taste a nice sweet bready backbone followed by a crisp finnish preaty good but I still like the blue lable the best so far but this is in no way a bad beer it is still a world famouse beer

M:two words verry crisp

Overall: another wonderfull beer by the monks at chimay they never diapoint. Allaround good beer

Live life drink beer!!!:-)

dertyd, Feb 24, 2013
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4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: poured from a 33 cl bottle into a chalice, red slightly orange brown with a big off white head that lingers leaving good lacing, almost clear

S: Belgian yeast, banana, spice, clove, vanilla, bread, dark fruits

T: sweet and slightly sour malt, vanilla, spices, a slight lemon peel taste, sour cherry

M: lighter than expected with a lot of carbonation, drier finish

O: no doubt this is a tasty beer, good depth of flavors and balance, carbonation keeps it refreshing

M_C_Hampton, Feb 23, 2013
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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
93 out of 100 based on 4,053 ratings.