Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) | Bières de Chimay

Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)
BA SCORE
93.1%
Liked This Beer
4.29 w/ 7,801 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:
#496
Reviews:
2,372
Ratings:
7,801
Liked:
7,266
Avg:
4.29/5
pDev:
10.49%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
529
Gots:
1,942
Trade:
17
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Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle opened on 1.26.13

A - Pours a medium cola brown with a one inch tan head that fades slowly.

S - Spices, figs, brown sugar.

T - Same as the nose, a touch sweet, a true Trappist.

D - Good carbonation and a medium body.

O - A nice spicy, nice fruity trappist ale. I can see how this one would age nicely.

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Taste: strong malty flavors with Belgian yeast taste.hoppy after notes.

Mouthfeel: full body with medium carbonation.

Overall: nice beer but will not be my first pick.could probably go well with a good meal.

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay
Beer rating: 93.1% out of 100 with 7,801 ratings
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