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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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99
world-class

6,862 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,862
Reviews: 2,465
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 369
Gots: 881 | 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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slayer3604

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4.28/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a St Bernardus Watou glass (part of a 4 pack holiday set)

A- The appearance screams 'malt depth'. This baby created a churning abundance of off-white head if three fingers (I pour hard) that stuck to the glass the entire way down. The beer itself was ember brown and was laced with plumes of rising carbonation.

S- Brown sugar, fig, and green apple dipped in warm caramel

T- A very chewy mouth feel that erupts in a full bouquet of living breathing wreathes of dark malt, toffee and hints of caramel.

M- Like I said...chewy. Not the wookie, though.

D- Very drinkable, but be careful, 10% is no mother's son.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2008 06:21:42 | More by slayer3604
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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 6,862 ratings.