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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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99
world-class

6,973 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,973
Reviews: 2,469
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 379
Gots: 921 | FT: 34
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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Zorro

California

4.88/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a hazy deep walnut brown brew.

Smell is sweet and strongly fruity, with a distinct molasses and apple cider smell. Plenty of spice in the smell too.

Taste is sweet with lots of fruit and spice, and mild bitterness. Flavors of apples, peaches, plums, brown sugar, coriander, and nutmeg.

Mouthfeel is perfect and super creamy.

Super drinkable, at $5 a bottle it could get to be an expensive habit.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2004 22:23:07 | More by Zorro
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A- Hazy reddish brown in the glass. 2 finger, soapy head. Pretty good lacing.

S- Mainly dark fruits. Raisin, grape, and some cherry. I get a slight whif of banana from time to time. Reminds me of red wine.

T- Grape, dark cherry, dates, slight booze, and dark bread.

M- Medium body. Lightly creamy and not overly drying. very easy drinking.

O- I enjoyed this beer. Very easy drinking for a bigger beer. Nice flavors and aroma as well.

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Had this from a 22oz. bottle at Madame Janette's in Aruba.

WOW! what a find. Succulent dark and sticky fruits and yeasty spice explode from the goblet. It is a symphony of luscious malty sweets and warming alcohol goodness. Very promising.

One sip and I'm addicted to this beer for life! There are layers of fruits to pull apart; plum, green melon, figs, banana, dark cherries, and more. It's delightfully yeasty, with raw dough and all the accompanying spice. There's a nibble of artfully added hops toward the end. It's sweet and fruity while maintaining it's dignity.

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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 6,973 ratings.