Brewed by Chimay
Style: Belgian Ale
Baileux, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 722   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (3475) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle - 330ml. Cloudy golden body with a thin, lasting white creamy head. Fresh malty/hoppy aroma with citrusy, yeasty, and coriander hints. Its well balanced taste carries herbal, citrusy, and some subtle piney notes. Ends with a decent bitter/herbal finish. Enjoyable, although not as rich as the other beers from Chimay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SuperTiti33 (817) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2013
Blanche. Pâlotte. Belle mousse. Nez: Sucré. Miel. Fleur. Bouche: légère. Citronné. Levure fraiche. Mielleuse. Céréale. Biscuit. Légèrement épicé. Finale acidulé et rafraichissante. Belge de soif.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Abrakarl (393) - SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2013
First beer in this new role as dad.. 15 days at hospital.. So this is how freedom tastes like. Head looks like dishwashing water unfortunately, otherwise nice look due to not filtering. Nice with belgian style beer after all those IPAs. Sweet, sour, some lemon and yeast. Nice and easy!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1318) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Tasted at Chimay’s tap restaurant. This is golden, with a good head, and is slightly gassy. Smooth, hoppy and light. Has a gentle citrus aroma. Good session stuff.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Eilandis (32) - - NOV 6, 2013
On comprend tout de suite mieux pourquoi les moines ont attendu quelques siècles avant de la commercialiser. Elle aurait tout aussi bien fait de rester dans les abbayes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrepintado (2138) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - NOV 5, 2013
33cl bottle from el corte ingles, lisbon. Color is hazy golden. Head is thin but persistent. Carbonation is quite present. Body is thin. Aroma is herby, woody, light yeast, water, citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandman (2516) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2013
Hazy yellow body, huge white head. Aroma has really Nice Belgian yeast, floury wheat malt, noble hops, citrus. Flavour is really toasty wheat malt, yeast and Nice hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (2387) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear golden with a frothy white head. Spicy aroma with some light sweet fruity soapy notes. Taste is light sweet, citric and has a very light crisp bitterness, spicy and fruity. Finish is spicy and very light bitter.Light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (4633) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle. Hazy gold pour white head. Fruity belgian yeast aroma, black pepper, vanilla. Taste is fruity. quite sweet and grainy, no hop flavor. Taste is intensely carbed and a tad thin. OK.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
IgorDS (1) - Halmstad, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2013 does not count
Available in Sweden- I was not impressed but my cold may have interfered with my taste/smell...

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