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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

7,225 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,225
Reviews: 2,483
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 406
Gots: 1,036 | 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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wrath98

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

05-16-2012 13:09:50 | More by wrath98
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demgoth

New York

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

05-16-2012 03:58:12 | More by demgoth
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odualum13

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -21.7%

05-16-2012 01:52:16 | More by odualum13
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BCash

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

05-16-2012 00:58:33 | More by BCash
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jongullotti

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

05-15-2012 13:18:17 | More by jongullotti
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Swervine44

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

05-14-2012 06:00:10 | More by Swervine44
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

4.53/5  rDev +1.3%

Appearance: A very dark, dank purplish brown with a huge foamy head up top.

Smell: Sweet, dark fruit and a spicy yeast breadiness, slightly cheesy as well. A little alcohol is detectable, but it is pleasant and blends well with the sweetness.

Taste: Right up front is a huge dark fruit sweetness, fig and raisin like, and the middle of your mouth picks up a full and somewhat spicy and bready yeast character. As the beer exits your mouth there is a tinge of bitterness and a slightly alcoholic cleanness on the exhale. Front to back, delicious.

Mouthfeel: A largely carbonated beer, somewhat triple like, which gives the fruity flavors a sharp and fresh feel.

Overall: A superb beer, very easy to drink and 100% enjoyable. If you are not into sweet beers then this might not be your favorite, but still well worth the try. One of the best of a superb style of beer, world-class stuff.

05-14-2012 02:46:36 | More by Siriusfisherman
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KimenTshom

California

5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-14-2012 00:13:14 | More by KimenTshom
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stevoj

Idaho

5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-13-2012 13:35:56 | More by stevoj
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shigg85

Japan

4.48/5  rDev +0.2%

Bought a bottle of this at Tanakaya in Mejiro, Tokyo. Poured into a Trappistes Rochefort goblet. The appearance of this quad is wild... a medium-thickness white head that, as it dissipates, reveals this strange chocolate-swirl that makes it look like a cappuccino. The brew itself is also very cloudy, looking almost alive as mist glides through the liquid. It has a wonderful apple scent that comes off the top of the brew in a noticeable but not overpowering way. The taste is spot-on, especially as the brew warms up in temperature, really making that 10% ABV present. The only downside to this brew to me was the excess gas and the sometimes harsh aftertaste that accompanies it. Overall, I love this beer, but I might choose other trappist brews over this in the future. Excellently paired with a garlicy steak.

05-13-2012 12:24:37 | More by shigg85
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

05-13-2012 06:41:44 | More by PatGreer
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Avi

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

05-13-2012 04:33:55 | More by Avi
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SaneMan

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-13-2012 03:42:18 | More by SaneMan
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dspencer714


4/5  rDev -10.5%

05-13-2012 02:57:01 | More by dspencer714
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joewsorenson


4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

05-13-2012 01:51:55 | More by joewsorenson
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redliner8

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-13-2012 01:49:47 | More by redliner8
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Skye1024

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

05-12-2012 19:51:54 | More by Skye1024
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siddhartha

Colorado

4/5  rDev -10.5%

05-11-2012 22:18:15 | More by siddhartha
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Ketelswan

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

05-11-2012 17:54:56 | More by Ketelswan
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richie


5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-11-2012 07:11:23 | More by richie
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jacobalindsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

05-11-2012 02:11:50 | More by jacobalindsey
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Scout11

Michigan

4/5  rDev -10.5%

05-10-2012 01:30:18 | More by Scout11
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kylethebrilliant


5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-09-2012 15:59:29 | More by kylethebrilliant
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jrjordao

Portugal

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

05-09-2012 15:23:26 | More by jrjordao
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pepperfee

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

05-08-2012 20:16:15 | More by pepperfee
St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 7,225 ratings.