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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,401 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,401
Reviews: 1,601
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 2,760
Gots: 1,231 | FT: 97
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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carlosega

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-16-2013 18:26:37 | More by carlosega
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Benjiehorn

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-16-2013 14:33:13 | More by Benjiehorn
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deekyn

California

4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

05-16-2013 03:54:23 | More by deekyn
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TrevorWGrover

Germany

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-15-2013 15:19:01 | More by TrevorWGrover
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StogieAddict

United Kingdom (England)

4.75/5  rDev +3%

05-14-2013 19:56:52 | More by StogieAddict
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DStoked

Ohio

4/5  rDev -13.2%

05-14-2013 18:39:20 | More by DStoked
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Jordy777

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3%

05-14-2013 16:32:45 | More by Jordy777
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earlholman

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-14-2013 13:29:00 | More by earlholman
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4amepiphany

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-14-2013 04:45:10 | More by 4amepiphany
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mjtierney2

Germany

4.75/5  rDev +3%

05-13-2013 20:05:29 | More by mjtierney2
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jeroen78

Belgium

4.75/5  rDev +3%

05-13-2013 14:21:03 | More by jeroen78
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geocool

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +8.5%

05-13-2013 10:38:25 | More by geocool
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Bonko_the_sane

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-13-2013 06:12:41 | More by Bonko_the_sane
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Thecherryman

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-13-2013 06:03:11 | More by Thecherryman
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everettsbeerguy

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3%

05-12-2013 20:05:46 | More by everettsbeerguy
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MCImes

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +3%

05-12-2013 18:51:15 | More by MCImes
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jp7161

California

4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

05-12-2013 14:56:53 | More by jp7161
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virinow

New York

4.75/5  rDev +3%

05-12-2013 13:08:47 | More by virinow
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geedub11

United Kingdom (England)

4.75/5  rDev +3%

05-12-2013 08:56:19 | More by geedub11
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Danny1217

Florida

4.66/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Ordered a bottle at Cambrinus in Brugges. 12 euro for the bottle, but with all the hype surrounding it, I decided it was worth trying once.

It pours into the challice a deep, slightly murky brown color with a thick, tan head of foam. Excellent head retention.
Smells of rich dark fruits, caramel, fresh baked bread, cloves, and a slightly vinous grape aroma.
The smoothness of this beer on the palate is incredible. The alcohol is very well hidden. The taste is similar to the aroma, but with an incredible richness.

I went in expecting it to not meet up to the hype, but it actually almost does. I'm a big fan of Belgian dark ales, and this might actually top St. Bernardus Abt. 12 and Rochefort 10 for me. Incredible beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 08:30:08 | More by Danny1217
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Hopbully

Virginia

4/5  rDev -13.2%

05-12-2013 05:47:41 | More by Hopbully
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crytion

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +3%

05-12-2013 04:45:32 | More by crytion
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

05-11-2013 20:56:23 | More by MinorThreat
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SimonTja

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

05-11-2013 19:12:20 | More by SimonTja
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PhilDaBrewer

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

05-11-2013 14:24:24 | More by PhilDaBrewer
Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
100 out of 100 based on 4,401 ratings.