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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

7,386 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,386
Reviews: 2,500
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 422
Gots: 1,105 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

chambeam, Aug 17, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

bobojuice, Aug 16, 2012
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

Stevez455, Aug 16, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

BelgianTripple, Aug 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

jHez, Aug 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

danthehopslamman, Aug 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

pghawkins, Aug 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

CaptDavyJones, Aug 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

Nickfellow007, Aug 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

johnyb, Aug 14, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

ercxi, Aug 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -10.5%

TMoore, Aug 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

boomer3, Aug 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Swigit, Aug 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

BrazilianAussie, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of bigflatsbeerman
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Classic dark look of a Dubbel.
Smell: Great great smell.
Taste: There are not enough of "o's in smooooth to describe this taste.
Mouthfeel: I would say medium, the beer has a champagne like taste to me.

Overall: Simply said I can't find anything to criticize about this beer. I cannot criticize monks that give their life to God and in the process make mankind very happy. Superb.

bigflatsbeerman, Aug 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

slowdaddy, Aug 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

CommonRider, Aug 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

BrkfstOfChmpns, Aug 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

jhhollier, Aug 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

mporembs, Aug 09, 2012
Photo of TBoneJones
4.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not a style I seek frequently, but one that could grow on me. Pours nicely into my Chimay chalice, forming a beautiful two-finger head. Thick brown look to it. 
Great yeast aroma even as I poured the bottle. Raisin, some malt. 
Taste is like the smell, even a bit nicer once i get past the initial booziness. I pick up roasty toffee along with the aforementioned. Nice and creamy. That yeast blends well. 
Tastes smooth for the abv. My favorite part of tasting this is the finish..a nice toasted, rich nutty aftertaste. 

TBoneJones, Aug 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

litheum94, Aug 08, 2012
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4.2/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Rummy dark brown with nice creamy beige head.

S: Marzipan, ripe red grapes and medicine. Banana.

T: A little too sweet at first. Plenty of ripe red grapes. Loads of that marzipan/nail varnish flavour. Strong burned malty flavour behind it all which I find quite unpleasant.

O: It was my favourite beer for a while but I'm getting bored of Belgian Brunes.

Hoppsbabo, Aug 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

BoilDinner, Aug 08, 2012
St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 7,386 ratings.