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

Trappist Westvleteren 8 (VIII)Trappist Westvleteren 8 (VIII)

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,470 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1470
Reviews: 754
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 8.2%


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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GuinnessAtRogerWilco

New Jersey

4.23/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

330ml bottle poured into a Chimay goblet.

AP: Deep rich brown colour with a 3/4" light tan head with spots of brown that make it look like a cappuccino with cinnamon sprinkled across the face of it. Head dwindles to 1/4" with decent lacing on the sides.
AR: Brown sugar, caramel, toffee, plum, grape, brown bread, Belgian yeast, fruit cake. Not as sweet smelling as I thought it would be.
T: Baked brown bread, brown sugar, sticky toffee, a hint of molasses, plum and grape (both dark and white), a hint of cinnamon and toasty grains. Very pleasant flavours.
M: Lighter in body than I thought it would be for an 8% Dubbel, moderate carbonation, slightly creamy mouthfeel, fairly clean finish. The ABV is well hidden.
OV: A very tasty brew that I'm glad I purchased and got to try. The flavours, while nothing really jumps out at me, are very well balanced and blend nicely together. It goes down very easy for an 8%er. A really good sipper.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2013 07:06:06 | More by GuinnessAtRogerWilco
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Trappist Westvleteren 8 (VIII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
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