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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,952 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,952
Reviews: 1,633
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 2,978
Gots: 1,444 | FT: 107
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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4.94/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottle into large snifter

A: Heavy brown color with a nice creamy-tan head sweet lacing and nice head retention considering the alcohol content.

S: Very sweet: caramel, Belgian candi, molasses, and raisins with other dried fruits, i.e. plums.

T: Sweet lots of dried fruits, heavy wheat malts, Belgian candi-goodness.

M: Full bodied. One of the best I have ever had in this repects.

O: A plus plus. Try one on for size!

baos, Oct 30, 2013
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5/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Ever seen the movie Beerfest... The perfect beer they brewed... They wish it is as good as this one.

This beer gets one word on all levels, magical. If you ever get a chance to try or buy it you must not let it pass. If you do not have the patience to wait for a pickup date at the Abbey you can be one of the lucky travelers that gets to try a glass at the Brugge, Belgium Annual Beer Fest. Make sure you are there during one of the first days because it goes quick.

Perfectly balanced with high ABV but sooo smooth!

My next trip to Belgium will include a stop at the Abbey.

BREWMONKEY27, Oct 24, 2013
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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
100 out of 100 based on 4,952 ratings.