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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

5,192 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,192
Reviews: 1,664
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 3,137
Gots: 1,596 | FT: 117
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: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A-Deep deep amber/brown in the glass, two finger tan head, nicely carbonated.

S-Grapes, darker fruits, bread, banana, clove, cherries.

T-Complex and balanced. Cherries, plums raisins, clove, banana. Perfect balance.

M-Medium bodied, nicely carbonated, smooth. Tad creamy

O-Easily the best of the quads. Now to sample it by itself and enjoy it a little more.

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Westy from brick.

Beer pours a dark crimson red color. Very clear. Beer poured with a strong head that is a creamy color and forms a nice lace on the glass.

Initially a lot of caramel in the aroma. A little bit of grape in the aroma, fairly clean esters. You can smell a lot of malt.

Very clean tasting, caramel, toffee, toast, vanilla. Malt is just amazing, a wonderful mixture of toast and roastedness. Reminds me of a dunkel almost with the balance between roasted smooth malt flavors. Plums, raisin, candy sugar, slight phenolic spice, maybe some clove as well.

Full mouthfeel. Very smooth and somewhat silky.

Not as complex as i expected but that is not a bad thing here. The malt just comes through very well. Little to no hops. The alcohol is not noticeable at all.

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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
100 out of 100 based on 5,192 ratings.