Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) | Bières de Chimay

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue)
BA SCORE
4.3/5
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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
Ranking:
#543
Reviews:
2,395
Ratings:
7,898
pDev:
10.47%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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536
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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cherry and dark fruit smell. Also a hint of chocolate.
The taste of cherry's really comes thru. Nice creamy head which pored about a 2 finger head.

This was a great beer, loved every second of it. After it warmed up a little, since I opened it right out of a 35 degree fridge, more of the dark fruit and cherry smell and taste came out which was very pleasant. But also more of a alcohol taste came with it. I am getting another one of these to keep for a while, especially since this one was bottled in 8/10, the month I was married.
Those monks know how to live!!!

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Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) from Bières de Chimay
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 7,898 ratings