Chimay 150 Spéciale Cent Cinquante (Green)

Chimay 150 Spéciale Cent Cinquante (Green)

Rated 3.467 by BeerPals

Brewed by Chimay / Bières de Chimay SA

Baileux, Belgium

Style:  Belgian Strong Ale

10% Alcohol by Volume

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This special edition is a full bodied and distinctive strong beer developed within the abbey to celebrate and honor the 150th anniversary of the brewery. Produced with 100% natural ingredients, its pale golden robe and champagne sparkle is topped by a rich white head of foam. The distinctive bouquet evokes the rich fruity and complex notes of the Chimay yeast in harmony with a delicate spicy note and the fragrance of fresh noble hops. At 10% alcohol, the flavor is full bodied and complex with a slight but refreshing tang note and a crisp hop finish that will delight the palate.

ID: 49728 Last updated 1 year ago Added to database 11 years ago

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Overall Rank3826
Overall Percentile92.8
Style Rank234 of 1225
Style Percentile80.9
Lowest Score3.1
Highest Score4.2
Average Score3.700
Weighted Score3.467
Standard Deviation0.429

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  • SIGMUND 6985 reviews
    rated 4.2 1 year ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 9

    750 ml corked & caged bottle, from Vinmonopolet, Nettbutikken. ABV is 10%. Golden colour, huge white head. Aroma of white kandij sugar syrup, Belgian Trappist yeast, dried fruits and mild spices. Medium sweet flavour with the same elements, moderate hops.

  • CYBERCAT 11711 reviews
    rated 3.5 2 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Pours clear solar yellow with a thick ivory head. Aroma provides coriander, floral, woody hop and fresh malt notes. Flavor delivers coriander, woody hops, floral, citrus and subtle malt character. Texture gives OK body and peppy fizz. Spend a few cents on Cinquante.

  • THOMASSOVA4 1037 reviews
    rated 3.6 9 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    I received this beer as a gift and finally decided to give it a go on Thanksgiving 2014. I was excited for this one, but sadly, it missed the mark for me. The beer was a tad spicy and a bit boozy. I even noticed something that appeared to be a metallic note in the beer. The other Chimay offerings are superior but I am glad I got to try this.

  • CYRENAICA 2418 reviews
    rated 4.2 11 years ago

    Aroma: 9 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Review #1000
    750ml caged and corked bottle
    10.0% ABV
    Summerhill LCBO Outlet (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
    May 15, 2013
    The beer poured a lightly hazed, red-tinged golden colour with a long lasting rocky head. Aroma is Chimay yeast, orange and apple notes, spices and a hint of alcohol. Mouthfeel is full bodied, with good carbonation. Flavour is light fruits, the yeast and alcohol are certainly noticeable, and a bitter finish. Very similar to the Chimay White, with the alcohol definitely more noticeable.

  • LENUSIK 2067 reviews
    rated 3.6 11 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Available in Quebec via Special order, this is Chimay's newest tripel and is an 'updated version' of Cing Cents (according to the monastery literature). Large bottle, quite pretty compared to the simple, yet elegant branding on the regular lineup. A cloudy gold colour, orange highlights, generous foaming white head. Chimay yeast up front, light fruit, grains, and citrus rounds out the aroma. The alcohol is very prevalent in the flavour which otherwise is a champagney, yeasty grainy beer. Not as well put together as Cinq Cents, but still a good beer.

  • TREBORIUS 308 reviews
    rated 3.1 11 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 6

    150th Anniversary bottle from a Goldman-Sachs function. It pours an unfiltered light gold color with a huge white cap. Tons of effervescence. Aroma is citrus, spices, light pears, and yeast. Similar to Cinq Cent but less pungent. Flavour is a yeasty boozy mess. Alcohol is quite prevalent as well as the yeast. Not a lot of malt or spiciness on the palate. If you have a bottle, age it. There were a couple of colleagues who had tried the beer in July and felt that the 3 months of aging improved it somewhat. More aging woldn't hurt.

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