St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
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Ratings: 6,875 | Reviews: 2,465 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by twi1609372:
4.45/5 rDev -0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
WOW This was reccomended to me by the bartender at yard hose, and i;n glad i accepted. this was a great beer. full flavor and body, but not overpowering or overlingering on the palete. this is a drinking beer, this is not mich ultra or coors ligh where downing a pitcher in under 5 mins is condsidered enjoyment, ie to get a ton of alcohol in your system. this beer though is unique with it's 10.5% alcohol, you dont need to down massive quantities to feel relaxed, this isnt a football party beer, it's a beer to grab after a long days work and let yourself unwind and relax.
Serving type: on-tap
10-05-2007 06:35:23 | More by twi1609372
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4.14/5 rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
A: Clear tree bark brown, soapy head (this bottle is literally overflowing just upon its opening). Some large debris is visible. Bonus points for the ridiculous head (it won't stop!), but I am a little worried about what happened to cause that/how long it's been on the shelf.
S: Pungent, several inches above my glass I'm still getting strong aromas of plum, mild malt, a touch of sweetness. Very clean.
T: Same as above, hints of caramel in addition. Initial taste is dry, mild sweetness on the finish. No alcohol trace, impressive.
M: Silky, soft, padded, but nowhere near flat. Somewhat astringent. Honestly one of the most impressive mouthfeels I've ever tasted.
O: A classic example of a quad. Not overly complex, but with plenty of depth. Standard-setting.
Serving type: bottle
07-10-2014 05:15:51 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 6,875 ratings.