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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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99
world-class

7,017 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,017
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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chanokokoro

Illinois

4.78/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz. bottle poured into a goblet

Pours a dark caramel-colored beige with a beautiful, fluffy off-white two finger head. Gorgeous lacing. The smell of fruit perhaps, plum, black cherries and a bit of fig on the nose, sweet malt, and spice as well. Initially clove and pleasant spice dominate giving way to sweet malt, dark fruit, and yeasty esters. Finishes sweet with pleasant alcoholic warmth. Perfect smooth, creamy mouthfeel. A near perfect beer and one of the best brews I've had the privilege of drinking.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2012 03:43:35 | More by chanokokoro
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
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Poured from a glass into a Belgian Ale stemmed glass.

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 7,017 ratings.