No age statement
Category: Dubbel abbey style ales
Product of: Belgium
The Cistercian Trappist monk fraternity of Chimay have been making beer since 1862, and while they now use modern technology, having renovated their brewery in 1989, it only operates from 7am to 4pm out of respect for the schedules of monastic life. Read more
Sampled on 15/08/2011
Chestnut brown with off-white generous head.
Reminiscent of Eccles cakes with malty, dried hay and dried fruit (raisons and figs).
Slightly bitter dried fruit (currant and sultana) sprinkled with zingy black pepper and served on overdone toast.
Freshly ground black pepper with lasting baked currant fruitiness.
Closure: Crown cap