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Brewed by Chimay
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Baileux, Belgium

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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndySnow (4060) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
How: Bottle.
Where: Café Rose Red, Brugge.
Appearance: Golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, orange, spices.
Body: Rather full bodied with a nice carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, orange, spices, coriander, honey, malt.
Comment: The best of the Chimay beers, to bad its not made regularly.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4077) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle. Bronze and very clear. Strong alcohol presence from the start but still easy to drink. Full bodied and assertive but not to the point that it puts you off drinking it. One the brewery should be proud off.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SaintMatty (5518) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2013
750ml Bottle - Golden with a foamy white head. Yeast, spice, lemon and tea in the aroma. Spice, banana, lemon and coriander all feature in the taste. Easy to drink for its strength.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (2707) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2013
75cl bottle. Colour is hazy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours are banana, citrus, fruits, malts and some Belgian yeast.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamJackson (2870) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 8, 2013
golden reddish / yellow pour. smells very candy like with bready yeastiness. Tastes boozy and sweet. Not smooth or refined, just a booze bomb with oak and high malt content.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DerWeg (1524) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2013
Wow! The gold is hazy with creamy white head. Aroma is deep with fruit and spicy candy. Taste rolls out sweet spice and bubblegum phenolics, ripe banana, sweet juicy apple and pear and a middle and finish of fine bitterness. The concealed alcohol rounds the package rather than adding sharpness, very well done. Bottle from the LCBO.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (1796) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2013
donker geel/oranje helder met schuimige witte kraag
aroma: sinaasappel, perzik, abrikoos, citroen, moutig, bloemen, gras
smaken: zwaar zoet, matig bitter, zeer sterk, lichte mouten, sterk kruidig, fruitig, sterk alcoholisch, vanille, abrikoos, graan, gist, floraal, honing, scherp kruidig.
vol van body, glad van textuur, hoog co2, redelijk gistig in de afdronk.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GlendaleLiquor (1) - Franklin park, New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2013 does not count
Aroma: great wheat smell Taste: Beyond an average wheat taste. Palate: Left me with a creamy texture which I loved

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olr1984 (1138) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2013
750ml bottle pours a hazy gold with large white head. Pear apple banana taste.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (11191) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is alcohol, sugar, spices, coriander, floral. Flavour is alcohol, sugar, spices, coriander, floral, hop. Full body. Easy drinkable very nice beer.


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