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Brewed by Chimay
Style: Belgian Ale
Baileux, Belgium

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RATINGS: 646   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   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).


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (3735) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 28, 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4500) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2013
bottle at oud arsenaal pours clear blonde, good white foam. yeasty / sweet smell . taste is bitter, weak , too high carbo, drinkable, honey, sugary , spices. OK...

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2100) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 20, 2013
Bottle at bar. Hazy yellow color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, wheat, orange peels, fruits and earthy notes. Nice smooth and fruity body. Bitter finish with citrus and orange peels. Excellent belgian ale, especially as a session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1963) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 14, 2013
Quite peculiar. A rather light and floral bre with a wheaty and eastery base and a refreshing taste. Light fruity ans citrus notes with mikd spices. Overall not bad but not like most Chimay’s

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhammaren (1288) - FINLAND - JUN 14, 2013
.33l bottle @ Vihreä Haltiatar Pours cloudy yellow with longlasting creamy head. Aroma is yeast, wheat, dried fruits, some.citrus. Flavor is some banana, malts, yeast. Fresh but a tad watery.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (4164) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2013
Tap at Old Joint Stock; hazy straw yellow pour with thin white head, yeast and spice aroma, wheat taste with a bit of grass and spice, a bit bready.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2355) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2013
On tap @ Fullers. Golden with a medium white head. Fruity and sweet notes. Malt, suger and spice. Medium body with a sweet / spicy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tim Webb (258) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
On draught at the Fullers pub on Kings Cross station, London, a week after its UK launch. Only sold in 38cl measures - well at 4.8% ABV you wouldn’t want a whole pint, would you. Tastes like a Leffe Lite. Pungent with spice, too sweet, not much hop presence at all but tolerable enough. A cask 4.5% abv light ale imported from the Channel Islands was much superior. What is the point of this beer?

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
EddyBeer1 (1032) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 2, 2013
Dorée trouble avec dépôt en suspension, fine mousse persistante. Odeur d’eau de vaisselle. Légèrement amère, notes de miel et de coriandre, un rien lavasse (watery). Si elle n’était difficile à trouver et si l’appellation Chimay était absente, cette bière aurait-elle autant de bonnes cotes?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dunbar72 (135) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours hazy yellow with a medium sized, white creamy head. Yeasty aroma, fruits, root cellar and metal. Fresh to the taste, some phenols, raisins, fruity. Light body, low bitterness, yeasty aftertaste.


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