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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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99
world-class

6,872 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,872
Reviews: 2,465
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 371
Gots: 887 | FT: 35
Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001)
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TheFightfan1

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4.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

pours a muddy brown color. Thick fluffy white heading that dissappears into nothing in just a few short seconds.No lacing to speak of.

Smell is awesome. Very malty and yeasty a bit of creaminess in the nose as well.A subtle spiciness as well.

Taste has a little bit of everything in a great Belgian beer. Smooth malty background with a heavy fruity yeastiness that kick's in. Finishes up very spicey on the tongue and peppery.

Mouth is full bodied with some good carbonation after you swoosh it around a bit. Smooth and peppery along with a fruit kick.

Drink is good for a 10.5 ABV this is easily enjoyable for any type of beer drinker.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2010 20:48:14 | More by TheFightfan1
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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 6,872 ratings.