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

Chimay Spéciale Cent CinquanteChimay Spéciale Cent Cinquante

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241 Ratings
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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.07%


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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frankiepop

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice Belgian ale. A bit on the darker side than suggested but just a little brown and hazy. I enjoyed it quite a bit. A little on the sweeter side. Bubbly. Refreshing. A good Belgian ale, though not so overwhelming but I can't imagine hardly any Belgian beer fan being disappointed. A good neutral beer. Not to pale, too dark, too bitter, too sweet. Very good balance. A nice post summer sipper into the winter should roll out well with some good Django Reinhardt records especially his solo, duos and trios. Django is the greatest guitar player ever recorded.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 06:49:09 | More by frankiepop
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Chimay Spéciale Cent Cinquante from Bières de Chimay S.A.
93 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.