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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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99
world-class

7,000 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,000
Reviews: 2,469
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 380
Gots: 934 | 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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Wonka

Maryland

4.97/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

1PT 9.4 FL. OZ.
10% ALC./VOL.

20 10 09 on the cork cap

Cork released easily with an impressive pop.

Appearance – clear brown body with a light steady stream of rising carbonation; massive rocky light tan head that breaks down slowly but always provides containment to the brew below; lace is chunky and sheetlike in segments; as quads go, this is a great presentation

Smell – malty, spicy, grapes, raisin, reasonable zip of alcohol

Taste – yeast and alcohol jump out early; alcohol remains throughout and provides a reminder of the product’s strength later; nutty; red grape; fruity and at times sugary sweet; hops are severely repressed; wine/yeast aftertaste

Mouthfeel – beautifully full for most of the feel with a slight drop at times near the end; smooth rolling open with an occasional, nice crisp accent to close; at times its evenly full; on the mark

Drinkability – so smooth for its size; for a quad, I have yet to run into any more drinkable

If you are settling in for the 25.4 oz., set away some time for an immense sensory experience. As quads go, this is my favorite, hands down.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2005 19:13:55 | More by Wonka
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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 7,000 ratings.