Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Baileux, Belgium


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RATINGS: 3038   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Bottle Conditioned - 75 cl, and 33 cl bottles.
Ingredients: Pilsner malt (French barley from Champagne); wheat starch or flour (10% - 15%); dextrose (5%); malt extract (0.1%); hop extract from German Hallertaur (aroma) & American Galena (bittering) hops. Yeast & liquid invert sugar added to the bottled beer.
Chimay Red is noted for its coppery colour which makes it particularly attractive. Topped with a creamy head, it gives off a light, fruity apricot aroma produced by the fermentation. The taste perceived in the mouth is a balance confirming the fruity nuances noticed in the fragrance. Its taste, which imparts a silky sensation to the tongue, is made refreshing by a light touch of bitterness. To the palate, the taster perceives a pleasant astringency which complements the flavour qualities of this beer very harmoniously. This top fermented Trappist beer, refermented in the bottle, is not pasteurised.

drsordr's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (891) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Pours hazy brown red. Nose slightly sweet. I Italy taste Belgian candy, followed by fruit and a little spice. Very smooth to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdwinLitzau (233) - NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
Donkerbruine kleur, weinig beige schuim. Aroma van fruit, perzik. Smaakt fantastisch, beetje zoet, fruitig en bitter. Topper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonnyConga (51) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2014
A bit cloudy - maybe poured in the yeast....copper colour. Tastes as expected. Browny Belgium. Would drink again but not amazing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (148) - POLAND - APR 17, 2014
Aroma: alcohol, peach. Appearance: hazy ruby color, nice beige head. Taste: medium bitterness (alcohol), peach, roasted malts. Palate: full body and high carbonation, bitter alcohol finish. Overall: I am strongly disappointed. Only alcohol and nothing more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jksipa (197) - NEWMARKET, Ontario, CANADA - APR 16, 2014
750ml bottle from the LCBO. Hazy deep amber pour with a big tan head.Nose is quite fruity with notes of yeast and some spice. Sweet carame and honey l start with some bread and a hint of cloves. A bit of bitterness balnces things in the finish. Full creamy mouth with active carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mircoas (17) - ITALY - APR 15, 2014
Chimay per ora con me fa 3/3 (rossa, blu e bianca). Very Good and economic beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beese (1099) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2014
Bottle from The Crown (JDW), Berkhampsted on 16 March 2014. Poured a clear, deep ruby, with a very large, fluffy off-white head. Aroma of Belgian yeasts, redcurrent, spice and sweet malts. Initial flavours of berries, bready malt, caramel and candy sugar. Rich mouthfeel with lots of gentle carbonation. Finish is bitter sweet dry grains, toffee, yeast esters and coriander. Ubiquitous, but a classic for a good reason.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
firstsip (257) - Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bottle. Dark ruby. Great head on pour. Creamy, rich mouthfeel. Smells of yeast and candi sugar. Tastes of burnt sugar, caramel, bubblegum.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leebotton (145) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
Syrupy copper aroma and interesting diamond like head pattern. Deep red brown in colour. Cloudy for me but probably because shaken in bag. Typical Belgian yeast flavour but with some copper darkness to it. Somewhat soft, good texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
klk343 (32) - - APR 10, 2014
A sweet, fruity aroma. Pours cloudy brown. Coffee, lemon, and dark fruity flavors. Heavy carbonation

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (181) - Iowa, USA - APR 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours brown. Smells like caramel and dark fruits. Maybe grapes. Taste is dark fruit and caramel. Sweet and smooth.

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