Brewed by Chimay
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Baileux, Belgium


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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
To celebrate the 150 years spent at the Abbey Of Scourmont, the Chimay Trappist brewery has developed this exceptional anniversary beer brewed specially for the occasion. Note: available only in bottles! Recipe contains coriander and cardemom.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2635) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 27, 2013
The lighter style of Belgian strong. Appearance is pale but the fluffy white huge homebrew head adds a point. Caged and corked by the way. Nose is yeasty and fruity - a bit of banana, some melon, but mainly apricots. Mouthfeel is thicker than I expected, tangy with a bit of alcohol and warmth and some carbonation and syrup. Some complexity and depth here, but not my favorite of this wide ranging style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2482) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle into a chimay glass. Pours a really nice tan color with a fluffy white head that lasts throughout with little bubbles. Sweet, sugary and boozy but nothing that’s if expect from chimay/my epiphany beer. It’s good, don’t get me wrong, but a little dissapointing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ontbeertaster (2361) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle, pours a nice dark brown, aroma of a standard belgian strong, quite sweet, definitely lots of sugars in there. Lots of spice and some belgiany yeast flavours, pretty enjoyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jerohen (2083) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2013
Bottled from biernavigatie.nl. Hazy golden colored, yeast particles, white head. Very strong spicy nose, cardamom, yeasty, some fruit. Dry and spicy flavor, somewhat alcoholic, not that easy to drink. Feels like a spiced-up version of their tripel, which i’m not really a fan of as well. A one-time brew, which imho is for the best.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2793) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2013
Bottle 750ml. Pours sligthly hazy blond with good white head, nice lacing. Aroma is of yeast, fruits, spices, flowers. Taste is of yeast, spices, fruits, malt. Fresh feeling. Palate: Medium body. Overall: A very good one by Chimay, wich is not that interesting usually imvho. Fruity, refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (4229) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). Shared by Pier-Olivier & Jean-Philippe, thanks. Hazy dark yellow with a medium white headm, good retention and some lacing. Aroma is yeasty with floral notes, spices (coriander), alcohol and malt. Taste is moderately sweet and yeasty with coriander and other spices, malt, alcohol, floral notes and slight fruity notes. Medium body. Moderately dry. Warming alcohol. A tad less drinkable than most other Chimay because of the body (heavy) and alcohol/spices warming presence, but still quite complex and very good. I enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (6193) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 11, 2013
(glad i took some notes - was convinced 500=150... tnaks tommy ;) pours hazy pale yellow with a decent white head, retention and lacing. classic chimay yeast with added spices, herbal-forward - not for the best. bready and biscuity, grass, hay, cereals and yeast. some sweetness. lively carbonation, light body, nice herbal-citrusy finish. nothing outstanding like their 500 (!), but nicely done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (3467) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 10, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at our place. Thanks zvikar. Pours pale amber, rather clear with white head. Slightly spiced, slightly honey, some green leaves in the nose, Green taste that becomes grassy and bitter, then a little floral. Full body, very fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2927) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAR 10, 2013
White colour with a generous white head with small bubbles and good duration. Aroma is fruity, apple is present, slightly citrus hints, cookies and yeast. Flavor is slightly sweet, fruity, spicy. The final is light bittery, alcoholic and dry.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
whatsupstairs (112) - Inland Empire, California, USA - MAR 9, 2013
poured a hazy gold,white fizzy head concord grape maybe barnyard leather tasted light fruits apple it was good kinda spicy really unlike any chimay it was just ok

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