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Trappist Westvleteren 8 (VIII) - Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

1,750 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,750
Reviews: 771
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 1,244
Gots: 275 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
(Blue Cap)

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-03-2001)
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look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Can you say plum. 2012 bottle. Very smooth. Subtle carbonation. Very tasty. Sweet but not as cloying as other quads. Wish I had more.

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330 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Murky reddish brown. Big off white head. Thick collar

Smell - Pecan nuttiness when it's cold. Much fruitier as it warms. Yeasty. Kinda phenolic.

Taste - Very yeasty up front. Nutty as the yeast dies down. Some brown caramel malt. Light chocolate. Finish is clove spiciness.

Mouthfeel - High carbonation. Medium body.

Overall - Not a style I love, but it's really well made.

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Trappist Westvleteren 8 (VIII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
99 out of 100 based on 1,750 ratings.