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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,706 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,706
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 2,890
Gots: 1,355 | FT: 104
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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4.73/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

After trolling for months, I was finally able to get my hands on a West 12 (thanks to a wonderful person). This brew most definitely lives up to the standard of possibly being one of the best in the world.

A - pours dark red with a minimal tan head. Notable sediments.

S - Enormous aroma, smells predominantly of raisins and a dark chocolate brownie (at least to me)

T/M - I was expecting a boozey tinge however none found; extremely well balanced. Coated my tongue deliciously. Well bodied, carbonation was excellent. Taste was spot on with the scents, impressed on the drinkability.

O - This is the mother of all Quads; the standard set by Westy is impeccable. At the end of it all you're left with a beautiful toasty to borderline malty after taste; licking your lips.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Dark brown with hints of red in the light, 2 fingers of khaki head

S- Sweet bread, brown sugar, plums

T - Awesome. Follows the nose but more pronounced. Addition of cherries, caramel and chocolate. Finishes with a bit of bitter chocolate

M- Classic Belgian carbonation gives a bubbly feel on the tongue

O - Best beer in the world, hard to say. Best I've ever had? Yes!

ChanceK, Jul 22, 2013
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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
100 out of 100 based on 4,706 ratings.