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

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

4,236 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,236
Reviews: 1,588
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 189
Gots: 491 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-20-2000

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The more subdued of the Chimays, still, fantastic belgian character, warm yeasty and spicy flavour, i've never had a problem with it.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2006 Vintage poured from 33cl bottle into a goblet glass

A: Deep golden mahogany hue which pours a very nice thick two finger head which dissipates slowly. Head is off white and leaves a nice consistent lacing after each tasty sip.

S: Yeast, fresh bread, banana, and fruits are in the nose

T: Malty nutty taste with a hint of spice. You can tell that the yeast strain is time tested and extremely complex. The malt is present up front but smooths out to a fruity and lightly hopped finish.

M: Moderate carbonation with a medium body that is extremely smooth on the finish.

D: Excellent beer that is complex but very drinkable. Even the 2006 vintage was an excellent beer. The 7% abv is definitely there but this beer is so complex that the alcohol is not front and center.

Overall - Chimay is a fine beer as always!

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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
93 out of 100 based on 4,236 ratings.