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

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

1,650 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,650
Reviews: 764
rAvg: 4.49
pDev: 8.46%
Wants: 1,201
Gots: 251 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
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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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Appearance: A chestnut brown, with a pale, eggshell-white head. Very creamy head, and it lasts a while.

Smell: Dark fruits, dates specifically, brown sugar and pale syrup. Definitely smells sweet, and dark in the way that Belgians tend to be.

Taste: Sweet, dark fruits, hints of caramel. Belgian sugar comes through a lot too, obviously.

Mouthfeel: Thick, creamy, and sticky, lower carb than with the Westy Blonde. Still works beautifully for the beer though.

Overall: Another solid, exceptional example of what a Belgian dubbel should be. Those monks know what they’re doing.

WTKeene, Aug 20, 2014
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Trappist Westvleteren 8 (VIII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
99 out of 100 based on 1,650 ratings.