Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) | Bières de Chimay

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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
Ratings:
7,734
Reviews:
2,355
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
10.51%
 
 
Wants:
520
Gots:
1,908
For Trade:
17
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A quality trappist brew that leaves you wanting more. Chimay has hit the nail on the head and represents what a Belgium brew should be....and that's awesome! The only issue I have is that the carbonation may be a bit much lowering the drinkability.

Bottom Line: Top notch trappist!

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay
4.28 out of 5 based on 7,734 ratings.
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