Chimay Grand Réserve Ale Barrel Aged Dark Ale

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A new release from the classic Trappist brewery, this is the classic Grand Réserve, or Blue, Chimay, with 22% aged in former rum barrels. It's loaded with dense, woody aromas and flavors, expressed in waves of fruit cake, vanilla bean and toasted oak that lay atop the rich core of fresh caramel, brown sugar, toasted bread, rum baba and booze-soaked raisins and berries. It's round and creamy, with a mouthfilling palate and a pleasant warmth that unfolds on the long, spicy finish. Manneken--Brussel Imports. Lauren Buzzeo

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    750 ml
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    Belgian Dark Strong Ale
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