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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Abt 12

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

6,341 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6341
Reviews: 2442
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%


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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cypressbob

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle, 2005. Served slightly chilled in a Grimbergen challice

Pours with a deep maroon body with reddy ruby hints throughout. Thick bubbly light tan head with good retention, some patchy lacing

Smell, rich alcoholic vinous aromas, sticky toffee and dried fruit. Estery fruit along with a whack of spice and clove. Some rich dark malt and candied sugar, slight hint of acetone also

Taste, dry yeast and alcohol laden rich biscuity malt. Thick molasses and sultanas soaking in brandy and golden syrup. Some rich Burgandy red wine notes, deep rich spicy finish with a hint of ester tinged alcohol. Crisp mouthfeel, biscuity with a touch of slightly dry lingering wine like tannins

A phenomenal beer. Seems to have benefitted from a little bit of age, the flavours have moulded together much better.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2007 00:22:30 | More by cypressbob
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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 6,341 ratings.