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Brewed by Chimay
Style: Belgian Ale
Baileux, Belgium

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RATINGS: 526   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).


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dnoaksson (700) - , SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2013
Sedan jag blev utsatt för Chimay Red har mina höga tankar om detta välrenommerade trappistöl blivit något kantstötta. Dorée reparerar inte just skadan. Om något river den upp nya hål i min relation till ölet. Det är som att återse en gammal vän som nu går genom livet i morgonrock, impregnerad av tobaksrök och skuldsatt upp till öronen. Jag minns hellre Chimay i dess krafts dagar, när den ingav respekt och var fullfjädrad i förförelsekonsten.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
5lickv1c (112) - DENMARK - OCT 3, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2013 Bottle. Light, delicate aroma. Great taste of yeast and hop, with a feel of weissbier. Very fresh beer, perfect for a sunny day. --- Rated by Victor

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chribban (176) - SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2013
Clowdy, white/yellow beer with a white head. Nose: Belgian yeast, spice, lemon and honey. Taste: Mild and sweet. Yeast, malt and grass. Soft mouthfeel, very creamy. Low carbonation. Medium body. Short aftertaste. Very refreshing beer!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3492) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks beerandbeyond. Pours yellow slightly hazy with a small head, aroma of fruits, yeast, peach, peach soup, vanilla and perfume, flavor is slightly bitter and dry with low fruitiness, pleasant, medium bodied

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
holdan (260) - USA - OCT 1, 2013
Pale with nice head. Aroma hops, fruit, yeast. Taste watery, light yeast, hops, citrus. Almost an wit beer. Light body. To drink on the beach, otherwise a disappointment.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Staffan47 (880) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2013
Mer lättdrucken än Evian mineralvatten säger dom. Nja det var kanske att ta i lite kan jag känna. Belgiska peppriga fenoliska dofter så det känns hela vägen ut i trappuppgången. Smakar blond och lite saison typ. Bra pris.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marcius (209) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - SEP 29, 2013
Appearance: golden color (opaque) and high foam. Aroma: citrus, floral and herbal. Taste: caramel, fruit and a little spicy. Overall: An excellent Belgian Blond Ale, I recommend it!

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
priscoppi (24) - - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle 0.33l at Black Door, Helsinki. BBE 2014. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Belgian yeast, fruits, citrus, grain and malts.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (2082) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2013
Pours hazy yellow amber with a finger of white head. Aroma of wheat, yeast, light spices and honey. Hints of hay. Taste is mild sweet, some pepper and yeast, with lightly astringent finish. Light yet creamy body with soft to average carbonation. Very nice with Chimay cheese! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
pabloguti (3) - SPAIN - SEP 18, 2013 does not count
Botella 330ml. Muy fina y deliciosa. Aroma a cítricos y un suave sabor a lúpulo. Muy bueno.


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