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:
4,884
Reviews:
1,703
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
10.98%
 
 
Wants:
303
Gots:
1,019
For Trade:
5
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3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beautiful dark molasses color with nice aroma of dark fruits and wheat. However when you taste, the dark fruits really struggle to come through and make their way to your taste buds. Therefore you are left with more of a spicy flavor of cloves and ginger. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and finishes with a crisp earthy finish. After recently having the Rochefort 8, I find this Chimay to be a little bit of a let down but still a solid Dubbel.

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Chimay Première (Red) from Bières de Chimay
4.1 out of 5 based on 4,884 ratings.
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