Brewed by Chimay
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Baileux, Belgium


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RATINGS: 3106   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nřrresundby, - JUL 20, 2012
Bottle. Pours a nice dark copper color with an off white head. Aroma is of dark fruits, apricot, lots of yeast esters, some spice, breadiness and caramel. Flavor follows the nose with lots of fruit esters, apricot, dark fruits, sugary notes, spice, caramel and the breadiness. The body is medium with a silky mouth feel. Overall a pretty tasty Dubbel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LordAltbier (23) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 9, 2014
Wow! das ist ja lecker, sehr fruchtig, milder Hopfen, exterm süffig. Ein super Bier, ich bin von der 0,75 l Flasche angetan, sie sieht super aus, vor allem mit dem Korken drauf. Ein super Bier aus Belgien!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlimHabib (110) - California, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle pour. Dark hazy amber with a large light brown creamy head. Light but pleasing aroma. Aroma is cherry, dark fruits, malts, and raisins. Medium body. Smooth initial dark red fruits taste, followed by a lingering light malty taste. No bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
doomy86 (3) - - JUL 9, 2014 does not count
caramel, earthy, soy sauce, brown, hazy, frothy, tan foam, medium bitterness, umami, medium body, slick feel, fizzy, bitter,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
veceo (318) - CROATIA - JUL 9, 2014
Hazysh deep amber color, big white head with low retention. No lacing. Medium to full body, soft to average carbonation. Aroma of yeast, malts, dark fruits, raisins, alcohol. Medium sweet taste with slightly dry finish. Very good but not my favorite Dubbel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dreamer (60) - PORTUGAL - JUL 8, 2014
33cl bottle thanks to ruigo. This is not the first time I drink this beer and it is curious that in a year apart and from different places the beer varies both in color, taste and aroma... When drunk at Belgium was more red, aroma was very fruity and very noticeable the red fruits. The today has some aroma of red fruits, prune, caramel and some nuts. The head of the first was more white, from today was more beige and lasted less time, the level of carbonation is medium and medium body for both. Aftertaste is sweet and longer for the today beer. Is promised a new trial in Belgium for the tie ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (523) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a deep brown, lasting head, distinct aroma with a hint of vanilla, very smooth and malty with no real bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HULK777 (327) - - JUL 5, 2014
Farmhouse and cherry in the aroma. Mild taste of raisin, cherry, and darker malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROBC3366 (510) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Pours a burnt red with a fizzing off white head. Malt, sugar, dark fruit, caramel, yeast and biscuit aroma. Caramel, raisin, fig, biscuit, toffee, sugar, wheat and malt flavors. Medium full body and lots of carbonation. Caramel, biscuit and malt finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
matt4054 (34) - Cottage Grove, Minnesota, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Nice red Belgian. Got in a sampler pack. Very carbonated, belgian hops and a little bitterness. Don’t know that it is worth the price, but definitely an interesting brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
yy0pp (506) - - JUN 27, 2014
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