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St. Bernardus Abt 12 (60th Anniversary "Special Edition") - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

St. Bernardus Abt 12 (60th Anniversary "Special Edition")St. Bernardus Abt 12 (60th Anniversary "Special Edition")

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

280 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 280
Reviews: 233
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 8.43%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

From the brewer: The St.Bernardus Abt 12 is recognized as one of the best ales in the World. For the occassion of our 60th Anniversary our Brewmaster Bert Van Hecke created a unique and special variety of the St. Bernardus Abt 12. This 'Special Edition' contains hops from Poperinge: Challenger and Golding, and has been brewed with black, amber, Munich and pale ale malts. Alc. 11% Vol.

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-08-2006)
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cheers2beers

Texas

4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Grabbed a few of these before they were sold out at the Main Spec's in downtown Houston.

Appearance: Pours a beautiful shade of toasted marshmallow brown. A massive head rose up four fingers high and settled down to about three for the majority of the quaff. Tons of beading through out. Minimal lacing.

Smell: Spicey pumpkin raisin bread. Very subtle hop character. Maybe a touch of cherrys and licorice. A touch yeasty in its aroma as well.

Taste: This tastes spicier than standard Abt 12. Its malt bill is lucious and buttery. Just as in the aroma I am getting some pumpkinesque spices. This is actually a little alcoholic but not at all bad for 11%abv. Rich, bready and absolutley delicious.

Mouthfeel: Big and rounded. Its a little chewy but ultra smooth. Alcohol keeps it slick. This is simply a beautifuly crafted beer. If you can find this beer I highly suggest you buy it. Drink up!!!

Cheers2Beers

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2006 00:37:51 | More by cheers2beers
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St. Bernardus Abt 12 (60th Anniversary "Special Edition") from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
97 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.