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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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99
world-class

7,018 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,018
Reviews: 2,470
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 383
Gots: 948 | FT: 36
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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alexmel7

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4.03/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown/maroon w/ a dense but fine head that's off-white with a hint of brown.

S: Molasses, fermented sour cherries, a little leather (??)

T: Coffee, sweet and slightly fizzy on the front of the palate w/ a burst of bitterness mid palate and lingering on the finish.

M: full-bodied, mouthcoating

O: Extremely well-balanced

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 22:12:50 | More by alexmel7
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A: Dark, cloudy brown with tinges of deep red and orange. Thick head, some sediment (in bottle) can sneak out in an aggressive pour.

S: Big roasted malt body with strong notes of caramel, honey, molasses and peat. Some spicy and hoppy finish.

T: Primarily dark roasted malt body with spice and sweet on top. Big caramel notes and hints of clove and candy. Some cherry nose and a somewhat hoppy finish. Fairly boozy but very balanced considering its ABV and OG.

M: Smooth and silky, somewhat carbonated, not overly sweet or bitter. No unfortunate aftertastes. Very balanced and enjoyable to drink.

O: Another fine Belgian. Not quite as good as the Trappistes beers, specifically the Rochefort 10, but nonetheless an excellent beer. I enjoyed the malty body and tinges of cherry candy in the finish. Nice color, a bit more sediment than I was expecting (got a little in my glass, oops!).

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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 7,018 ratings.