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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012

Bottle 750ml. corked @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.

Light unclear matt medium to dark yellow colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate to heavy yeasty, spicy, belgium yesy, bubble gum - mint, light coriander. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, spicy, yeasty, mint - bubble gum, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120804]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32033) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is floral, fruity and spiced. Rather crisp and fresh coriander floral. Smooth fruity, light spiced and rather floral to perfumed coriander and almost lavendar. Smooth fruity and floral. Gains with age, no doubt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
Bottled. A hazy yellow beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, straw, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of straw, malt, and caramel, leading to a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours golden with a slight haze and a small, rough white head. Sweet coriandery aroma as wel as some lavender aroma. Rich body, sweet pale malts and fruit, and then again a massive, perfumy spiciness. Quite a bitter finish with some alcohol heat. 140712

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of spices, hops and grass. Fruity flavour of spices, herbs and lavender with notes of hops. Herbal finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20930) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled@chriso pre-gbbf shindig 2012. Yellowish golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, herbal and mildly wooden with some slight spices as well. Flavour is citrus fruits, some yeast and mild floral notes. Feels more basic than any of the red, blue or white...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2012
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Cloudy deep golden, mid sized head. Fruity nose with ginger and coriander. Sweetish with medium body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Mostly honey and coriander. Mellow, growing bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a sweetish malty spicy aroma with hints of dark fruit. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy dark fruit finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2012
4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Hazy gold beer, good white head. Light dry airy palate. Sweet tripel like malts. Floral notes. A little bubblegum ester. Pinch of spice. Hides the abv well. Light dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 2, 2012
Corked bottle, bb 2015
Hazy golden color with creamy head. Mild aroma of spicy yeast, bread and fruits. Very smooth mouthfeel; some malt flavor, some spicy yeast, correct bitterness, and alcohol warmth. Pleasant Strong Belgian Ale, yet not impressive.


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