Bières de Chimay (Abbaye de Scourmont) Rouge / Red (La Première)

Rouge / Red (La Première)

 

Bières de Chimay (Abbaye de Scourmont) in Baileux, Hainaut, Belgium 🇧🇪

Belgian Style - Dubbel Regular
Score
7.35
ABV: 7.0% IBU: 19 Ticks: 114
The Chimay Red is the oldest of the Chimays. Its coppery color and sweet, fruity taste make it a particularly tasty dark ale.

In the 75 centiliter version, which is in existance since 1978, this beer is also called La Première.
 

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6.8
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 6 | Flavor - 7 | Texture - 6 | Overall - 7

330ml bottle. Brown, off-white head, good retention. Aroma of caramel malts, sweetness, stone fruits, raisins. Taste of sweet malts, caramel, raisins, some chocolate, moderate to full bodied and that harsh carbonation. Good beer but not great.

Tried from Bottle on 13 Dec 2020 at 01:52


7.1
Appearance - 6 | Aroma - 7 | Flavor - 7 | Texture - 6 | Overall - 8.5

Bottle at home, dark brown beer, small head. Aroma is malt, caramel, sweet fruit, raisins, hint of chocolate, always a good choice

Tried from Bottle on 05 Dec 2020 at 20:59


7.4
Appearance - 8 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 7 | Texture - 6 | Overall - 7.5

0,33l bottle at home bought from Finest Belgian Beers. BB 05/2023. brown hazy color, medium big off-white head. smells belgian yeasty, ripe fruits, marzipan, light molasses, light candy sugar, some dried fruits. nice to very nice smell. full body, bit bubbly / soapy carbonation. tastes earthy, peppery, spices, soapy, dried fruits, marzipan, lightly nutty, caramel. finishes soapy and light to medium sweet with notes of dried fruits, caramel and nutty notes. good one, bit heavy and bit sweet, but overall good complexity.

Tried from Bottle on 21 Apr 2020 at 16:29


8

Botella del @Supermercado, Oviedo. 29/03/2020. Aún sin calificar?!!! Color marrón corona de espuma blanca aromas maltosos, caramelo, sabor maltosa, notas dulces, cuerpo medio. Buena.

Tried on 29 Mar 2020 at 19:13



7.1
Appearance - 6 | Aroma - 7 | Flavor - 7 | Texture - 6 | Overall - 8.5

Bottle. Malty aroma and taste, belgian yeast, ripped fruit, caramel, wooden notes, light sweet, medium bitter. Medium to full body, malty bitter sweth finish. Ok.

Tried from Bottle on 26 Sep 2019 at 23:48


7.5
Appearance - 6 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 6 | Overall - 8

Tap at the Grub. Sweet caramel, berries, cherry drop sweets. Aroma is yeasty, floral. Better than I remember. --- Beer merged from original tick of (Red / Rouge / Ale / Première / Brune) on 09 Sep 2019 at 16:03 - Score: Appearance - 6 | Aroma - 8 | Flavor - 8 | Texture - 6 | Overall - 8. Original review text: Tap at the Grub. Sweet caramel, berries, cherry drop sweets. Aroma is yeasty, floral. Better than I remember.

Tried from Draft on 09 Sep 2019 at 16:05