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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) - Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,392 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,392
Reviews: 1,601
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 2,754
Gots: 1,227 | FT: 97
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
(Yellow Cap)

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001)
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allenson21

New York

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

02-16-2014 20:55:21 | More by allenson21
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Wisconsinality

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Super Bowl victory celebration beer #1.

Thanks to Sweemzander for this treat.

A- Pours a chocolate brown with a huge head, three fingers and some sticking out of the top of the tulip. The head takes forever to die down and leaves great lacing on the side of the glass.

S- Some nice notes of milk chocolate, and dark fruits such as dates and fig. There is also just a hint of sweetness and no alcohol whatsoever.

T- This beer does not disappoint. Some nice chocolate notes to go along with some malt and some dates and currants. There is a creaminess that adds to the flavor.

M- Full bodied that coats the mouth. For as big as the head is, the carbonation isn't very apparent. Just a little heat on the back of the throat from the alcohol.

D- I could sip on this beer all night long. Great flavors and great mouthfeel make this a winner. I will be seeking this out for future Green Bay Packer Super Bowl celebrations.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2011 16:14:09 | More by Wisconsinality
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VaTechHopHead


4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

12-18-2012 19:12:54 | More by VaTechHopHead
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sureshot08

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

02-07-2013 03:14:23 | More by sureshot08
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Matthew_Lawrence

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

04-16-2013 01:37:01 | More by Matthew_Lawrence
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bcuz7

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-19-2013 21:41:35 | More by bcuz7
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Ohiovania

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

04-17-2014 14:40:46 | More by Ohiovania
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ksodemann

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

02-10-2014 06:59:49 | More by ksodemann
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scotv

New York

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-01-2013 12:40:14 | More by scotv
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

11-15-2012 19:34:02 | More by Beeradelphia
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jadeal

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

01-20-2013 04:35:56 | More by jadeal
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BringbakFavre

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

04-01-2014 04:12:03 | More by BringbakFavre
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Saxmusik45

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

08-22-2012 22:32:00 | More by Saxmusik45
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texasclimber

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

01-08-2012 20:26:11 | More by texasclimber
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

09-03-2013 20:18:01 | More by IrishColonial
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IHyphySF

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

04-06-2013 18:28:38 | More by IHyphySF
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NW2285

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

01-29-2013 03:21:44 | More by NW2285
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galapas

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

03-25-2012 19:47:25 | More by galapas
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-28-2013 12:44:18 | More by CarolinaKev
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meanmutt

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

01-09-2013 17:52:02 | More by meanmutt
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beerbtl

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

06-23-2013 19:34:26 | More by beerbtl
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

02-06-2013 23:34:33 | More by Bosoxfan20
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TrevorWGrover

Germany

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-15-2013 15:19:01 | More by TrevorWGrover
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ckollias

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this bottle out of a Belgian tulip glass.

A: Pours a caramel brown hue with a huge, frothy, white, 3-finger head that slowly dissipates down the side of the glass leaving no trail but a huge persistent lace.

S: Dark fruit sour aroma with an apple twinge.

T: Slightly sour dark fruit flavor with a slight fizzy caramel flavor.

M: Very strong and boozy but masked nicely. Medium body and high carbonation.

O: This beer didn't disappoint. Great aromas and complex flavors.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 01:32:42 | More by ckollias
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Thecherryman

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-13-2013 06:03:11 | More by Thecherryman
Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
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