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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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99
world-class

7,000 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,000
Reviews: 2,469
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 380
Gots: 934 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

05-08-2012 19:26:47 | More by goirish
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

05-07-2012 02:59:30 | More by avisong
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BRW

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-06-2012 10:06:49 | More by BRW
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EricMichael

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +11.9%

05-05-2012 22:40:19 | More by EricMichael
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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

05-05-2012 19:17:33 | More by Danielbt
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jrarthur

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

05-05-2012 16:40:59 | More by jrarthur
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Njstoutlover23

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

05-03-2012 22:35:56 | More by Jamcrae16
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California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

05-03-2012 15:09:48 | More by StoicBeast
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Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

05-03-2012 12:38:14 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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davelikesfish


4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +11.9%

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sleuthdog

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into tulip glass with an enjoy by date of 9/27/16

A: This pours a murky brown mahogany like color with a great three fingers size of fluffy off white head. There are tight, small bubbles at the bottom of the head and larger bubbles in the middle and a wonderful rocky top surface. This head dissipates rather slowly and leaves gorgeous lacing on the glass.

S: Just how I expect a Quad to smell. Bready and biscuit like with yeast characteristics. There is wonderful sweet caramel and toffee aromas. I also pick out dark fruit like plum and raisin. I am having a hard time trying to get any alcohol on the nose and thats a surprise at 10% ABV. This smells outstanding and very inviting...can't wait to taste it. The smell just invites a sip.

T: Holy hell this is huge in flavor and complexity. I Get an initial sweetness and yeasty bready flavor followed by some caramel malt. Mid sip I pick up on the dark fruits of figs, raisins and plums. On the back end I sense a slight bitterness that is appealing and helps even out the sweetness. Fantastic tasting Quad!

M: Very, very smooth! This was the first thing that jumped out at me. I can't say just how smooth this is, unbelievably smooth! Little carbonation to speak of with medium mouthfeel. I do feel this coat my throat temporarily but it doesn't stick around too long. Great mouthfeel!

O: Just an overall outstanding Quad. Perfect in every aspect for this style and the drink ability is off the charts for a big beer like this! I love this beer!

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2012 01:01:31 | More by sleuthdog
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

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Georgia

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 7,000 ratings.