Chimay Rouge review

Abbaye de Chimay (Beer)

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Chimay Rouge

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Belgium Chimay Trappist Abbey Belgian beer amber & eacute e still designed by the monks of the abbey. First beer brass é e by Chimay.
Capacity: 33cl
Degree: 7 °
Origin: Belgium
In the center of Europe, in the province of Hainaut in Belgium, that is Chimay. Commonly known as the Entre-Sambre and Meuse, this region enjoys a protected environment. deciduous forests, grasslands, rivers, rolling pastures up there a real bird paradise. The community wants to preserve its authenticity and share with others the fruits of his labor, will, in 1965, rely on outsiders. That year saw the birth of a cooperative, La Ferme du Prince, responsible agricultural activities of the abbey, farming and culture. In 1978, bottling and marketing of beer Trappist Fathers were moved outside the monastery, the S. A. Chimay beers created in the Baileux industrial park, 5 km of Chimay. Beer, still made in the monastery is delivered by truck to the new place of bottling. At that time, it was urgent to renew the equipment, modernize, extend the filling system. In 1989, the brewing room of the Abbey of Scourmont was completely renewed. This amber Trappist beer has a beautiful copper color and veiled tawny shades, firm and creamy foam is formed in the glass. His nose is dominated by barley and hops also offers roasted notes. The palate is fresh with a nice balanced bitterness that returns vanilla and fruity nuances confirms the findings to smell. Chimay red beer was first brewed in the abbey in 1862. For the current recipe, Father Theodore was directly inspired by the original recipe recreated when the brewery after WWII. His "Authentic Trappist Product" logo certifies that the red Chimay is produced within a Trappist Abbey under the control of the monastic community and the majority of revenues are generated for social assistance.

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