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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,746 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,746
Reviews: 1,551
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 145
Gots: 256 | FT: 1
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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11-18-2011 07:42:27 | More by MikeDre
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

11-22-2011 04:45:25 | More by RepMichigan
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11-28-2011 02:44:31 | More by cornucopia
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

12-02-2011 21:58:43 | More by charladam
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bk3nj

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have seen the light! Thank god for these monks.. Smooth, subtle fruit hints, tasty.. what more could you ask for from a beer?

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2001 01:31:25 | More by bk3nj
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Ohio

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California

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5/5  rDev +20.8%

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New Jersey

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5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Solid brown color with amber hues, a full pillowy beige head, awesome carbonation, and sheets of lace. Strong clove spice aroma with apple-ish fruit aromas underneath and a nice yeasty note. Nice spicy clove flavor with figs and raisins to balance it out. Medium-full bodied and warming with a strong finish.

PURE DELIGHT ! One of the best Belgian breweries in the world... hands down.

Per Label: "Authentic Trappist Product"

Note: #11 in Stuart Kallen's "The 50 Greatest Beers in the World"

Cork Date: 10/03
Tasted: 05/20/04

($7.49 / 25.4 oz Brown champagne style bottle corked and caged)

Serving type: bottle

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Florida

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jazztoloc

Mexico

5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had a 330 ml bottle, poured into a Chimay goblet.
As soon as I opened the bottle, I started to smell the magnificent beer I was about to try.
Dark brown and redish in color, nice big head, and very good retention.

I loved the well balanced smell of malt and fruits, the goblet serves it's purpose very well and enhances the experience.

Tastes like fruit, very malty, and sweet. You can feel the alcohol very nice blended with all the flavors.

This is a very nice beer, It might not be the best belguian beer I've ever tried, but it sure is a pleassure to drink. It coul be a very good choice to start with belguian beer.

Salud!

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2009 04:13:15 | More by jazztoloc
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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
92 out of 100 based on 3,746 ratings.