It is noted for its coppery color which makes it particularly attractive. Topped with a creamy head, it gives off a light, fruity apricot aroma produced by the fermentation. The taste perceived in the mouth is a balance confirming the fruity nuances noticed in the fragrance. Its taste, which imparts a silky sensation to the tongue, is made refreshing by a light touch of bitterness. To the palate, the taster perceives a pleasant astringency which complements the flavor qualities of this beer very harmoniously. This top fermented Trappist beer, refermented in the bottle, is not pasteurized.
Chimay Red is renowned for its beautiful copper color which makes it a particularly attractive choice. It’s topped with a thick, creamy head and lets off an aroma of fruity apricots and other overripe, dark fruits. Featuring a light touch of bitterness, Chimay Red’s flavor hints at warm toffee, dark fruits, and some herbal spices. Tasty flavors and a quality aftertaste make Chimay Red a wonderfully harmonious, Belgian Dubbel beer.