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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

8,110 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,110
Reviews: 2,590
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 537
Gots: 1,560 | FT: 45
Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.48/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I tried this beer for the first time shortly after trying my first Westy 12. Purchased at the same time.

It rates slightly lower than the westy, but I can get this any time I want.

The sweet, carmel and dark fruit flavors are FANTASTIC, and a pleasant alcohol warmth back it up. I have had the occasional sediment in the bottle, but even that doesn't ruin the experiance of this VERY well brewed Quad!

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.82/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of byronic
4.42/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From a bottle served into a chalice.

A: A nice dark brown with quite a bit of carbonation. A thin head that slowly dissapates into small circles. Pours nice and clear, very alive and inviting!

S: Smells delicious, dark and sweet.

T: Rich caramel and spice, lingering sweetness in the after taste

M: Smooth but heavy, nicely carbonated

O: As my first quad, I Would definitely have this beer again.

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of ilikebeer03
4.1/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle poured into snifter.

A: Pours a nice, thick, (eggshell?) white head. Pretty solid retention. Eventually fades into a pretty nice ring around the glass with some residual hanging out around the middle. Not too much lacing.

S: smells of dark fruit, bubblegummy yeast.

T: delicious. I don't drink too many belgians so I'm not as familiar with the style as others. I get a lot of dark fruit, candy sugar, bubblegum-y from the yeast. caramel. A very complex beer. Maybe toffee? I can't quite place it. anyway, it's good.

M: pretty thin (as is typical for the style) / good carbonation

O: delicious. Would buy again (especially because I found it priced at $1.79!!)

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4/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 8,110 ratings.