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Chimay Spéciale Cent Cinquante - Bières de Chimay S.A.

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93
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259 Ratings
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 54
Gots: 66 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
From the brewery: This special edition is a full bodied and distinctive strong beer developed within the abbey to celebrate and honour the 150th anniversary of the brewery. Produced with 100% natural ingredients,its pale golden robe and champagne sparkle is topped by a rich white head of foam. The distinctive bouquet evokes the rich fruity and complex notes of the Chimay yeast in harmony with a delicate spicy note and the fragrance of fresh noble hops. At 10% alcohol, the flavour is full bodied and complex with a slight but refreshing tang note and a crisp hop finish that will delight the palate.

(Beer added by: Todd on 08-19-2012)
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zestar

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-01-2014 09:09:42 | More by zestar
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06-29-2014 19:22:43 | More by vermilcj
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clayrock81

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a pale gold body with massive fluffy head that left lace patches down glass (and took forever to die). The aroma has that Belgian yeast/orange citric twang but it has a good amount of tropical fruit aromas as well. These fruit aromas are sweet and there is also a touch of candi sugar so it's a really sweet smelling beer as the spices are minimal. Beer is smooth and light, a little fuller "fluffy" body from the yeast, goes down easy although the backend is a little dry/boozy at times. That is my only complaint of this beer as I find a great balance between minimal spices and citric hops (orange) with a tropical fruit flavors that add sweetness like pineapple, banana, mango(?). Touches of tart fruits like sour apple are poking around as well.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 00:27:47 | More by clayrock81
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Florida

3.65/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Huge white head. Hazy orange. Head settles to a pillow of foam and clings inside the glass. Chunky and uneven foam around the edges.

Smell - Lots of phenols. Banana and yeasty esters. Pale malt, pushing into a little bit of fruitiness.

Taste - Bananas dominate. Lots of banana esters. A little bit of citrus, but not enough to be the centerpiece. Fair bit of alcohol in the flavor as well. Sweet in the middle, but finishes dry.

Mouthfeel - Heavy for a tripel. Malty with medium carbonation makes it seem creamy instead of crisp.

Overall - Definitely not worth the price. I expected something remarkable from Chimay, so my expectations were high.

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Chimay Spéciale Cent Cinquante from Bières de Chimay S.A.
93 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.