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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

4,699 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,699
Reviews: 1,615
rAvg: 4.61
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 2,887
Gots: 1,352 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Date on bottle: 18/11/14. Poured into goblet.

A: Dark brown with beige, bubbly head that dissipates to a thin film and leaves patchy lacing. Lots of floaties toward bottom.

S: Dark fruit (prune, raisin, fig), spicy yeast, caramelized sugar.

T: Complex and well balanced. Dark fruit, molasses, booze.

M: Creamy, medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Great

LaChupacabra, Nov 14, 2012
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown color. Medium head. Aroma is yeasty and sour with a touch of fruitiness. WOW. An amazingly complex and excellently made beer. Full bodied. Malts are bold and flavorful. Very complex. Seems to be a different taste/flavor aspect with every sip. Fruity with raisins, plums and cherries interplaying with vanilla, chocolate and orange peel. Hides the 10.2% alcohol very well. This is one beer that is definitely worthy of all the hype/accolades it has received. Very smooth and extremely complex. Excellent beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and dry.

Beerbeer101, Nov 05, 2012
Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
100 out of 100 based on 4,699 ratings.