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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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99
world-class

7,174 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,174
Reviews: 2,480
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 404
Gots: 1,019 | 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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bobsy

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Bottle conditioned. Pours a beautiful ruby brown, with a generous off-white head, which slowly diminishes to a small creamy foam of microbubbles. The aroma is a strong bouquet of fruit and sweet malts - it smells like you should eat it with a spoon. The flavour is divine, and changes as the drink warms. Raisins and dried figs feature prominently, and every now and then a hint of peach comes through. The sweet malts are present from the start, and become more dominant as time goes by, as does the fruitiness of the yeast. Exceptionally creamy on the palate, and with a warming finish, this makes me glad that this is the first bottle of a case of 24!

01-14-2008 19:56:42 | More by bobsy
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ShriverMO

New York

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

08-06-2014 17:08:54 | More by ShriverMO
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danipp

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

06-16-2012 15:54:37 | More by danipp
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BeerBum

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

12-23-2012 07:43:21 | More by BeerBum
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Mgm54

New York

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

10-16-2013 18:15:49 | More by Mgm54
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Michigan

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

02-22-2013 06:21:01 | More by Michigan
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pirmannt1

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

02-06-2012 06:14:14 | More by pirmannt1
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xShoWTeKx

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

09-18-2013 20:45:16 | More by xShoWTeKx
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Coronaeus

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

05-24-2014 22:22:51 | More by Coronaeus
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DRBiser

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

12-18-2012 20:41:00 | More by DRBiser
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BILF

Israel

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-14-2013 17:56:35 | More by BILF
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zee3are0

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

03-31-2014 00:52:36 | More by zee3are0
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Schwantz

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

08-06-2013 13:46:46 | More by Schwantz
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RSmith


4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

04-29-2012 01:21:05 | More by RSmith
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lesminer

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

06-25-2014 21:38:58 | More by lesminer
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Redbarchettayyz

Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

09-09-2013 17:43:38 | More by Redbarchettayyz
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BeerJesus

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

03-05-2014 20:20:43 | More by BeerJesus
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ajs4bd

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

07-13-2012 12:23:35 | More by ajs4bd
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Nate

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

03-25-2012 23:12:54 | More by Nate
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justinmc1

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

06-28-2013 14:23:19 | More by justinmc1
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Averwo

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

08-18-2013 01:49:42 | More by Averwo
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Asics

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

04-20-2013 17:58:42 | More by Asics
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BarleyBeatsGrapes

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-26-2014 21:56:24 | More by BarleyBeatsGrapes
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Polasiuss

Ireland

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-08-2013 23:35:40 | More by Polasiuss
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Pencible

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

This poured a murky dark brown with chunky sediment and tons of tan head. It smelled like lots of earthy caramel malt and sweet yeast, with grassy hops and milk chocolate malt. It tasted like earthy caramel and milk chocolate malts, with sweet yeast, citrus hops and mulled spice. It was fairly thick with some carbonation (although surprisingly little considering how much head was on the pour), and a bittersweet aftertaste with alcohol warming. Overall this was absolutely fantastic. It had great, complex, subtle, and generally delicious flavor. It had an extremely smooth body and hid the alcohol fairly well, making this quite easy to drink and enjoy. I love this beer, and just want more, and can't wait to try some aged for a decade or so.

11-02-2008 22:52:44 | More by Pencible
St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 7,174 ratings.