Chimay Tripel (White) | Bières de Chimay

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4.13/5
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Chimay Tripel (White)Chimay Tripel (White)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay
Belgium
chimay.be

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Labeled Chimay Cinq Cents in 750ml bottle.

This blonde ale is dry and floral with a slight hop bitterness. The hoppiest Chimay ale, Cinq Cents was created by famed brewmaster Father Theodore in 1966.

Added by Todd on 09-18-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,699
Reviews:
1,671
Ratings:
4,451
pDev:
11.14%
Bros Score:
4.26
 
 
Wants:
286
Gots:
853
Trade:
4
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Photo of 9300Beerlover
4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BenMaalouf
4.51/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KevinHildahl
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MeIquiades
4.94/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of AtaraxiaDnB
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrunkenSuperman
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 11.2 fluid ounce bottle into glass. Date code on label of 'L 17-068'.
Body is orange/copper color and hazy. Long lasting pillowy white head, settles to thick head, with extensive lacing rings.
Less expressive aroma of bread, peach fruit, and spices.
More expressive taste of sweet bread, sweet fruit (peach, apricot), coriander, cloves. Very slight alcohol intrusion toward the end, and then sweet again.
Medium mouth feel, but coating. Pleasant.
An accomplished Belgian tripel, a little subtle but balanced and expressive throughout.

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Photo of BigIslandfarmer
4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.27/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ShaunE
3.97/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ronl12
3.98/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
4.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Really good. Like tasting history.

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4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eberesford
4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazy copper with a thick head that settles to 1.5cm of thick creamy off white head. Aroma: boozy, bready, spicey, fruity (peach). Flavour: bready malts some esthery fruitiness (stone fruit), some peppery bitterness, boozy. Body, medium light.

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Photo of km02600
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zuun
3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Homebrewer_Dave
4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A very good example of a Tripel. Then again I expect Chimay to come in above par. They don't disappoint.

It's got more than a thin sliver of head which is appreciated. The color and clarity are spot one. It's hazy and golden. The beer is very light bodied. If it wasn't so expensive (Korean import taxes) I would drink a lot more of it. At least until the high abv did me in.

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4.41/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.69/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of robrio89
4.27/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Chimay Tripel (White) from Bières de Chimay
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 4,451 ratings
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