Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) | Bières de Chimay

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)
BA SCORE
4.3/5
Outstanding
7,846 Ratings
Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay
Belgium
chimay.be

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Originally brewed as a Christmas beer in 1948, this dark ale has rich flavors of mulling spices and caramel, with a smooth palate and warming finish.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#507
Reviews:
2,381
Ratings:
7,846
pDev:
10.47%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
Wants:
529
Gots:
1,970
Trade:
17
HISTOGRAM
 
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 7,846 |  Reviews: 2,381
Photo of danthehopslamman
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Satyr179
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of freshflesh
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of sasoares
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of dieBlume
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

You had this beer. Write a review.

Photo of Callmecoon
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of jercasper
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

I brought an Allagash White to a party once, thinking I was going to be treating my friends. But i was "one upped" by a friend who broke out a bottle of Chimay Grande Réserve. Even I had to bow. A bold flavor that's as smooth tasting as the sound of its name.

 263 characters

Photo of Doomcifer
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of nesielheum
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of henryclay_
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of LGB362
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of BrandonDZ
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Prospero
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of ImFlyerThanYou
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of jiffymon
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of DannyBaldoni
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of TKEbeerman
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of jminch
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of KirkFrancis
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of briandaube
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of KarlMcGowan
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Isotope
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 7,846 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.