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Brewed by Chimay
Style: Belgian Ale
Baileux, Belgium

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RATINGS: 473   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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).


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (200) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from Liquor Mountain. Pale gold with big frothy white head and lots of carbonation. Aroma has lots of yeast with some citrus. Flavour adds soe sweet fruits but not too much. Great balance.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (1849) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 14, 2014
Light blond, very clear, very easy drinking. Very soft! Aroma has a bit of lemon washing up liquid, minerals, belgian yeastiness. Taste is light and pretty nice. Hints of triple fruitiness, bit of pineapple, but some citrus to ground it. Decent graininess too. Light bitterness. Good stuff, really liked this both times I had it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (880) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2014
Aroma of citrus fruits, yeast, coriander. Flavour is likewise spicy, fruity and yeasty. Slightly watery and thin, but very refreshing and sessionable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yingwait (51) - - MAY 12, 2014
沉色金黃麥桿&#

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hallstein (110) - Skogn, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2014
- From Vinmonopolet Trondheim - Pours with lively carbonation. Large white head and a nice golden color to it. On the nose i get hay, spices, bubblegum, cloves with a slight lemony-note to it. Taste of dry, nice malt, spices and candi sugar. Perfectly balanced with a nice fenolic finish to it. Suprisingly good and complex. Will definately purchase again!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1062) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2014
Bruingele kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt fruitig, zoetig, kruiden. Smaakt fris, fruitig, iets zurig. Iets dun van smaak.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Satyroneto (92) - - MAY 9, 2014
Cor dourada com um tom palha e translúcida; espuma branca e cremosa de alta formação e média/alta persistência com lacing razoável; Aroma suave de levedura e frutas amarelas; Sabor de início como o aroma, finalizando com leve amargor; retrogosto adstringente quase imperceptível. Cerveja equilibrada de corpo leve, fresca, refrescante e de alta carbonatação. ---Rated via Beer Buddy by Sátyro

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (490) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2014
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a clear gold with a rocky white head and fairly lively but fine carbonation. Aromas of lemon, banana, spice and apricot. Taste is gentle fruit - apples and apricots - at the front before a tart lemon note in the mid-palate. Falls away fairly quickly to a clean, gently fruity finish. More light fruit and spice in the aftertaste. Restrained but refined.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maris (955) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2014
From a 330ml bottle on 9/5/2014. Pours a dirty dark yellow with a huge white head. The aroma features some light spices and a touch of yeast. The flavours are all quite subtle - a bready malt background with some light sweet fruit (particularly apricot), light spice, and a gentle but lingering bitterness. Has a light body and lively carbonation. Quite pleasant but not overly exciting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
note666 (1129) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2014
2014 - 05 - 07 330ml bottle. light yellow colour. medium, white head. bit laether in aroma. light bitter taste. dry palate.


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