Chimay Première (Red) | Bières de Chimay

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Chimay Première (Red)Chimay Première (Red)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay
Belgium
chimay.be

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This copper-colored ale boasts flavors of apricots, brown sugar and nutmeg. Brewed since 1982, Chimay Première is the first beer ever produced by the Trappist monks of Notre-Dame de Scourmont Abbey in Belgium.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-20-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,883
Reviews:
1,703
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
10.98%
 
 
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303
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1,018
For Trade:
5
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Amber brew with lots of reds. Foamy, three-finger, off-white head sticks around quite some time. Decent clarity shows a consistent stream of bubbles. Patchy lacing.

S - Sweet malts and bread dough. Very mild bitterness. Nice sense of Belgian yeast, but not too funky or overpowering.

T/M - Again, sweet and bready. Some caramel. A little more bitterness than in the nose, and just enough tang of funky yeast. Medium body, with almost perfect carbonation.

O - Excellent brew! Worst thing I can say is that I slightly prefer the Grand Reserve (Blue).

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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay
4.1 out of 5 based on 4,883 ratings.
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