Chimay Red (330ml)

  • Country

    Belgium

  • Size

    330ml

  • Beer Style

    Belgian DubbelTrappist

  • Beer Type

    Ale Learn More

  • Region

    Hainaut

  • Sub-Region

    Chimay

Chimay is the name of the Trappist brewery* that produces beer within the Scourmont abbey, 1km from the French border, and they have been brewing beer since 1862. Losing their copper brewing kettles to the Nazis during the war, the brewery had to restart over, but have since become arguably the most well-known Trappist brewery in the world. Like most Trappist breweries, Chimay has a house yeast culture, some may call a “super-yeast” that can produce exceptionally complex, and elegant styles of beer. 

*The term Trappist Brewery relates to beer made within the walls of a Trappist abbey, where the brewing is performed by, or under the supervision of Cistercian monks. There are only a handful of legally defined Trappist breweries in the world.

 

Tasting Notes

Copper coloured, with creamy long lasting head. Aromas of milk chocolate, apricots, brown bread, and floral spice lead into an exceptionally smooth palate with Champagne-like carbonation. Belgian Dubbel is without question one of the most enjoyable food pairing styles you can find! Serve chilled, but not fridge cold.

Method

Red is Chimay’s flagship beer, as it was the first beer to be brewed in the abbey. Bottle conditioned for 21 days before release, giving the finished beer an effervescent mouthfeel. Father Theodore cultured and developed the yeast strain in the 1940s helping to create the profile all Chimay beers are known for today. Daily testing and tasting are performed at Chimay to ensure exceptional consistency.

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$7.00

*All prices include applicable taxes and bottle deposit.

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