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Review: Chimay – Blue Cap Reserve

Blue Cap from Chimay

The Beer Review:

According to my local craft beer guys, Belgium beers like the Chimay Reserve are made to be aged and to get a lot out of it you should compare vintages.

Unfortunately I don’t have that kind of patience to collect different years of Chimay.

Caramel malt aroma
Fruity initial caramel overtones with savoury mid
9 per cent alcohol present throughout
Light bubbles complements the flavour
Complex layered and sophisticated
I’m not used to beers on this level. Like a fancy burger made from wagyu beef, garlic truffle aioli, tomato confit and herbs foraged at the first light of dawn.
Beer royalty.

Other Infomation

Beer Name
Blue Cap

Alcohol by Volume
9.0 %

Price
$18.29

Country
Belgium

Brewery

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Beer Score
9.4
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Date Tasted: 2015/11/06

*Note our scoring scale is slightly different than other wine reviewers. In short, anything above 7.0 is considered worthy of buying, but see here for more details.

9.4
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Peter Tan
Dilettante. I had to look that up.

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