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St. Bernardus Abt 12 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

7,395 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 7,395
Reviews: 2,500
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 422
Gots: 1,110 | 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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Photo of Slymtt
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Smells like dark fruits, cherry, fig, dates.
Tastes like dark cherries, hides the alcohol very well.
Strong carbonation like other quads. Overall one of my favorite beers.

Slymtt, Sep 14, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

tykechandler, Sep 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

Etch_a_sketch, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of etaylor7
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

With no question, one of my favorite beers. I consider this a gold standard Belgium quadruple... one of the smoothest 10% beers I've had. You'll have to dish out a little more cash but it's definitely worth it. Enjoy!

etaylor7, Sep 13, 2014
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4.96/5  rDev +11%

Fidy, Sep 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

pdonovan16, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

ljubofil, Sep 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

ChrisMyhre, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -10.5%

tally, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

JBallew, Sep 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Beerasaurus, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

rstrayer, Sep 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

OptionParalysis, Sep 12, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +7.4%

Brams17, Sep 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

cj8311, Sep 12, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +4.7%

5Solas, Sep 12, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev -0.4%

Clausen19, Sep 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Basoos1, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

HopDropTheElder, Sep 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

BarrelAgedG, Sep 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

Saenza3, Sep 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

charrel, Sep 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +11.9%

Tylerannguyen, Sep 11, 2014
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4.84/5  rDev +8.3%

jhuss10, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of RaphaelSC
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Poured in a St. Bernardus Goblet.

A: Dark amber with a creamy persistent little head.

S: Green grape, and green apple with a sugar soft alcoholic smell.

T: Spicy with lots of grape and fruit and then a bitter end that gives the balance to the beer. Not so complex as I expected, even when it warmed up.

M: A little alcoholic warm, good carbonation and good bitterness too. Very drinkable if not so complex as I may wanted.

O: A great beer that feels overhyped by the BA Score, its certainly a great and smooth quadrupel, but I not sure if that simplicity is what a good quadrupel should be.

RaphaelSC, Sep 10, 2014
St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
99 out of 100 based on 7,395 ratings.