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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

7,726 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,726
Reviews: 2,534
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 474
Gots: 1,240 | 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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4.98/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottle kept at cellar temperature then chilled for 20 minutes in the fridge.

Pours a dark brown with a thick, creamy off-white head which results in some nice sticky lacing.

Aromas of dark dried fruits - think figs, prunes, raisins. Also some fruity belgian yeast.

Really full bodied on the palate, the nose matches the taste with a slightly bitter burnt sugar note as well, and surprisingly not overly sweet although there is some sweetness there given the high abv.

Silky smooth, fairly viscous mouthfeel. This is everything you want in a beer, had it recently and it was hands down one of the best beers I have ever had!

SamJory, Sep 24, 2012
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle, poured into a snifter.

A- Pours a dark brown topped with two fingers of fluffy off-white head, nice lacing.

S- Sweet malty aroma, lots of caramel, yeast, booze and some fruit. The fruit aspect of the aroma is really great.

T- Lots of sweet fruit, plums, figs, followed by chocolatey, caramel-like malt and nuts. Some booze on the back end especially as it warms.

M- Full-bodied, creamy, slightly sticky feel, a bit of boozy warmth. Very nice.

O- A very nice quad, very flavorful and great for sipping.

WillCarrera, Sep 22, 2012
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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 7,726 ratings.