Chimay Première (Red) | Bières de Chimay

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4.15/5
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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
Ranking:
#1,484
Reviews:
1,716
Ratings:
4,934
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
4.37
 
 
Wants:
308
Gots:
1,053
Trade:
5
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Dark copper, ruby. Streaming with tiny bubbles. Noisy. Large foamy light beige head.

S: Boozy, spicy. Sherbet like. A touch of cinnamon, maybe even cola.

T: Like the other Chimays it's quite bitter but complemented with just enough juicy sweetness to carry it. The predominant flavour is Port wine dried fruit, with a bit of coca cola, although it's almost dry.

A: Light and juicy. The opposite of pop.

M: Smooth but not the smoothest.

O: This is my favourite of the three.

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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 4,934 ratings
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