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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,695 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,695
Reviews: 1,615
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 2,882
Gots: 1,351 | FT: 105
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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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

Reviewed from notes from a blind tasting.

A: Clear, deep amber, with a slight dark khaki head. (4.25)

S: Fig, candied cherries, dates, clean and abundantly fruity. (4.5)

T/M: Clean, mild but plentiful fruitiness, fruit/candy sweetness with a light bitterness. High carbonation and medium mouthfeel. Finish is mildly bitter and clean. (4.25/4.5)

O: 4.5

jdhowe, Saturday at 06:25 AM
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.24/5  rDev -8%

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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -18.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.65/5  rDev +0.9%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

jaydoc, Sep 09, 2014
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3.82/5  rDev -17.1%

Big thanks to FondueVoodoo for getting me this one.

Gushes a little at the pop of the cap, effervescent head atop a dark leather brown. Musty aroma; flavor is figs, dates and tobacco leaves(?). Coats tongue, bit too carbonated but not by much, feel is good but needs to overstay its welcome.

I`ll be honest, 2nd time i try a Westy and i`m not wowed. A good Belgian ale but i prefer St-Bernardus or Rochefort. I think this is a question of the mystique overshadowing the actual beer.

papat444, Sep 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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4.76/5  rDev +3.3%

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4/5  rDev -13.2%

Respirologist, Sep 07, 2014
Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
100 out of 100 based on 4,695 ratings.