Monday, February 21, 2011

Chimay Grande Reserve (Blue) - Beer Review

The Better Beer Authority takes on Chimay Grande Reserve (Blue). It's from one of only 7 trappist breweries in the world - six in Belgium - one in The Netherlands. It's a quadruple Belgian dark strong ale. Which panelist do you think will love it the most? You might be surprised!

7 comments:

  1. Well... Since you asked and what my favorite Trappist is and currently I am drinking my way through them. I would immediately say Rochefort 8. Hands down has been my favorite Trappist so far, I would say a 9 rating.

    Also. I wasn't impressed with the Chimays. I would agree with you on the rating. Any restaurant that has Chimay Blue, probably has something that I like better. But if it doesn't I would have no reservations about getting this beer.

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  2. Are those bock goats hanging from the under appreciated Chimay bottles?

    Its pouring rain, in the 30's, and the Chimay blue I just finished makes a much better warming beer than a high ABV stout/porter/BW or dopplebock, at least for me.

    How about reviewing the other Trappistes offerings - I'm interested in how you guys would rate Rochefort 8 or Westmalle Tripel.

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  3. Those are the Ayinger goats. We taped this the same night as Celebrator. We just hung them on there as a joke to see if anyone would notice.

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