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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Abt 12

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

6,868 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,868
Reviews: 2,465
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 369
Gots: 886 | 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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watermelonman

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4.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This poured to a dark and solid-looking brown color with a huge head. It faded but lasted throughout the glass in its smaller form. The lacing is thin but practically solid around the glass.

The alcoholic content is evident in the taste, but ther beer remains fairly well-balanced. The flavor has hints of fruits on top of its strong nature.

It's a great beer, there's not much question about that.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2004 00:16:34 | More by watermelonman
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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 6,868 ratings.