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Chimay Dorée / Spéciale du Potaupré

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Brewed by Chimay
Style: Belgian Ale
Baileux, Belgium

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 546   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Historically not sold in the commerce. Only available at Auberge de Poteaupré, Chimay, Belgium, as "Speciale De Poteaupré". This beer is usually reserved for the use of the Chimay Trappists.

Since June 2007 on draught at Poteaupré.

Since 2013 also available on tap in the UK and in 50 bars in Italy (under the name Club Chimay Dorée).


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ironicmedic (62) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Drank from glass from tap. Straw color. Slight sweet aftertaste. Minimal white head. Not like the rest of chimay beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2314) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2014
Somewhat opaque, golden yellow, white lacing foam head. Barley aroma with some sour notes. Decent beer taste, again little sour tones present, small citrus too. (Arnhem 201411)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (4160) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2014
11.2oz bottle from Xroads. Poured a slightly murky slightly brown/yellow body with a larger bright white frothy head. Aroma is sort if lemony urinal puck, Belgian yeast, berries, corriander. Rather fizzy body, aggressive carbonation, lighter body. Flavor is perfumey, dry old bread, crusts, berries, corriander, Belgian yeast. Meh, its okay but not loving the fizzy body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Digzis (90) - Nancy, FRANCE - NOV 20, 2014
Une très bonne surprise pour cette bière bien équilibrée et avec une belle personnalité malgré le taux d’alcool assez faible pour mon goût. Amertume comme il faut, légère acidité, et des notes de citron et de poivre qui lui donnent un côté herbacé très agréable et rafraîchissant. Bref, une bière de consommation courante de très bonne qualité.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickFifty (405) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - NOV 17, 2014
Golden color, big and frothy white head. Fruity and yeasty nose, peach, barnyard, citrus. Sweet fruity taste, Belgian yeast, light malty, dry finish. Light body, soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reggiedunlop (3178) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Pours a clear pale yellow with a medium white head. Aroma has light spice...coriander...slight grassiness...sage. Flavor follows suit...mild and clean and slightly herbal. Mouthfeel is light and the finish is dry and herbal.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SinH4 (152) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 10, 2014
Hazy yellow color with huuuge head. Spicy-yeasty, hoppy citrus aroma. Taste is light, a bit more citrus, bitter oranges, marmalade. Light body, slightly metallic finish. Decent, but a bit boring.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
v.zoltan (33) - - NOV 10, 2014
Narancssárga szín, ujjnyi tömött fehér hab. Illata citrusos és korianderes. A szénsav teljesen belesimul. Íze élesztős határozottan fűzseres, leginkább borsos.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7980) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Squat bottle from Capone’s. Pours hazy bright golden with white head. Nose is funky yeasty malt, hopcitrus, marmalade. Tastes funky and yeasty, with hopcitrus, medium palate heft, Ok but not great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (1769) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2014
helder geel/gouden met witte kraag. aroma van bloemen, koriander, citrus, stro, gras en gist. smaken zijn matig/redelijk zoet en bitter. hoop koriander en citrus. zwakke body, dun, lage co2, afdronk kruidig


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