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Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Baileux, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 3400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rcasta (841) - - JUL 5, 2008
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4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (269) - Soria, SPAIN - AUG 2, 2015
Color ámbar claro, con abundante capa de espuma beige que desaparece dejando una fina capa hasta final , aromas a caramelo tofe, frutos secos y uvas pasas, en boca entrada media con notas a especias; cuerpo y carbónico medios , cuando se calienta se aprecian más matices ,largo pos gusto con notas dulces, una cerveza compleja y bien balanceada sin resultar excesivamente dulce.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (481) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - AUG 2, 2015
Dark red color, slightly hazy, off-white to beige head. Caramel and sugar on the nose, with the typical Belgian yeast notes. Taste is sweet with burnt caramel, sugar, dark fruits, yeast. Medium body with high carbonation.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Prolitariat777 (54) - St george, Utah, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Huge aroma of a sweet prune fig and red grapefruit. Taste of rich dark fruits and medium grain malts. Finishes very champagne like in the palate. Nice subtle sweet fruits in finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vinivini (714) - BELARUS - JUL 28, 2015
Hazy brown, moderate head. Aroma of champagne, dry fruit, roasted malts. medium body high drinkability despite the ABV. Thin to oily texture. Bittersweet taste, notes of white wine, roast, dry fruit & grassy hops. Light to medium bitterness. Long finish with growing hoppiness. A sample Dubbel

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KW92 (531) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2015 ******************PIWO DEGUSTOWANE PRZED ZAŁOŻENIEM KONTA (data degustacji: 02.05.2014).******************

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DavidAust (38) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2015
Great beer. Enjoy the triple more, but still this is a great beer. Dark brown in colour, pours lively with a sizeable head. Surprisingly the foam disappeared quickly - but lacing stayed to the end. Loads of carbonation hides all initial flavour, followed by a flavour bomb of sweet malts balanced by the high alcohol. Nice - but will choose the Chimay triple instead.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
emincems (14) - izmir, TURKEY - JUL 22, 2015
a classic of belgian beers. availability of this beer makes easier to love it. a classy dubbel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SkillsFactory (179) - ITALY - JUL 21, 2015
Color tonaca di frate chiara con riflessi arancio, velata dai lieviti in sospensione, schiuma beige chiara poco persistente. Aroma di zucchero caramellato, uva passa, note vinose e speziate, leggero sentore di formaggi che si amplifica man mano che si scalda (lievito). Al palato sempre uva passa, zucchero caramellato, vinosa è un po' speziata. Corpo medio-pieno, molto carbonata.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (1161) - GREECE - JUL 20, 2015
330ml bottle. Copper color with off white head. Aroma is malty and yeasty, caramel, light fruity and spicy. Sweet and light bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft to average carbonation.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mrttiimmoo (17) - FINLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Hyvä alkujuoma.Yksikseen voi yhden juoda. Eliittikisakokous ja ruuan jälkeen jälkiruokana


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