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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

5,236 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,236
Reviews: 1,676
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 3,170
Gots: 1,629 | FT: 123
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sampled side by side with the US release. Both are solid and good examples of the style, but there is nothing special about these beers. The BEL release has a slight edge on the US. I found it to have a little more body and flavor. Would drink St. Bernardus Abt 12 or Rochefort 10 over this any day.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

early 2013 bottle side by side the USA release. snifter

both pour a dark brown with a slight head. the smell of the belgian one is less fruity than the american one... both have a lot of dark fruits tho. the taste is the opposite, the belgian release is a tad more complex and fruity than the USA release...but both are extremely close. full bodied with medium carbonation. smell the edge goes to USA release taste to Belgian. But close.

overall its a good quad but not outstanding. not sure how this is world class...

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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
100 out of 100 based on 5,236 ratings.