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:
#1,430
Reviews:
1,708
Ratings:
4,905
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
4.37
 
 
Wants:
304
Gots:
1,032
Trade:
5
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Smell is of malty spiced bread. Not quite big and bold.

Taste is also mellow. Malts in the form of caramel and molasses, with a hint of fruitiness.

Texture is bubbly, not too much though. Seems to fit. This makes for a light and creamy feeling that is good to drink.

Spot on for it's category and a great beer, 'nuff said.

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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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