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St. Amatus 12 - De Struise Brouwers

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St. Amatus 12St. Amatus 12

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

265 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 265
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 118
Gots: 63 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: alcstradamus on 06-05-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Hayley_86, Nov 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Nolen12, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev -5%

Dark, hazy pour with almost no foam. Huge strawberry smell with faint traces of alcohol. Somewhat chick and creamy texture, tastes like strawberry and honey with a not-so-subtle alcohol finish.

Marius, Nov 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

frontalot, Nov 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Razonulzer, Nov 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

dataylor21, Nov 10, 2014
Photo of Moses_Malone
3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Moses_Malone, Nov 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

innominat, Nov 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

grover37, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of drew74
3.48/5  rDev -17.3%

drew74, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of craftbeersweden
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Dark mahogny, hazy beer with a two finger high, beige head.

Nose: Yeast, banana, alcohol, dried fruit, caramel and plums - very pleasent indeed!

Taste: Red berries, plum, malt, spice, oak and raisin.

Mouth: Round, creamy mouthfeel with a small but right carbonation.

Overall: This is a beauty! Well balanced, creamy, full body, "grown up" beer.
If you haven't tried this, now you have a goal in life!

craftbeersweden, Oct 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Jojje82, Oct 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

RobertH50, Oct 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

macesq, Oct 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

hagbergl, Oct 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

lmaduells, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

cbnz, Sep 21, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +14%

dogin26, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of ScotB260
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

First attempt at a review, here go's nothin'...brought from the brewery itself, great place to visit on a Saturday. First impressions: this is very similar to Westvleteren VII, maybe they could be using the same water? Just as with the Westy, the alcohol is very smooth for a quad. Molasses and dates dominate the taste profile. Overall one of my top beers!

ScotB260, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of brentk56
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%

2011 bottling

Appearance: The mahogany liquid pours out and raises a two inch cap of beige foam; several strands of lace appear as the beer is consumed

Smell: The alcohol in the aroma fuses with berries, dark fruit and caramel tones

Taste: Blackberry and grape flavors, up front, with fig elements building; underneath, the caramel, candi sugar and toasted bread elements add depth; in the mid-palate, the alcohol builds and a spice cake aspect arrives; a dry and oaky aspect emerges in the finish to counteract the sweetness

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body, somewhat creamy; moderate carbonation

Overall: Layers of complexity; not in the top echelon but a very worthy beer from De Struise

Thanks, bobertkuekn, for the opportunity

brentk56, Sep 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -22.8%

mattfancett, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

Synapstic, Aug 22, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -26.8%

Konkretek, Aug 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

Kegatron, Aug 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

ToddBeans, Aug 09, 2014
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St. Amatus 12 from De Struise Brouwers
94 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.