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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,691 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,691
Reviews: 1,614
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 2,878
Gots: 1,350 | 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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Date stamp on cap of 22.11.08 (5+ years old)

A: deep copper color with rosy hues, lots of sediment in bottle (about 3/4 of an inch)
S: malt and some oxidation, earthy notes evident
T: nice beer, warming, slightly sweeter malt with good bitter finish, some oxidation noticeable, fruit taste in the finish (plums?)
M: very clean, warming
D: very drinkable

This is my second Westy 12 and although it's a very good beer it doesn't strike me as a world class contender. Very good but not worthy of all the hype. I was also surprised on the level of oxidation.

wisrarebeer, Feb 02, 2011
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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
100 out of 100 based on 4,691 ratings.