Chimay Première (Red) | Bières de Chimay

Chimay Première (Red)Chimay Première (Red)
BA SCORE
4.15/5
4,905 Ratings
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:
#1,429
Reviews:
1,708
Ratings:
4,905
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
4.37
 
 
Wants:
304
Gots:
1,032
Trade:
5
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle of 330 ml, served in a Chimay glass at home.
Colour is of honey, still very dark when hold against the light.Head is beige in color, thin and didn't stay for long. I would have given it an even higher grade if it wasn't for the head, but even so, it's beautiful.
Very sweet aroma of fruits, maybe plums, or prunes.
Taste is also sweet, fruits such as apricots but sort of caramelized, very close to dadels. Unique.
Thick on the body with average carbonation.
Overall, a great beer, great quality and great value for money.

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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 4,905 ratings
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