St. Amatus 12 | De Struise Brouwers

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers
Belgium
struise.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by alcstradamus on 06-05-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
312
Reviews:
134
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
9.57%
 
 
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129
Gots:
77
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6
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.48/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of craftbeersweden
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Dark mahogny, hazy beer with a two finger high, beige head.

Nose: Yeast, banana, alcohol, dried fruit, caramel and plums - very pleasent indeed!

Taste: Red berries, plum, malt, spice, oak and raisin.

Mouth: Round, creamy mouthfeel with a small but right carbonation.

Overall: This is a beauty! Well balanced, creamy, full body, "grown up" beer.
If you haven't tried this, now you have a goal in life!

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

First attempt at a review, here go's nothin'...brought from the brewery itself, great place to visit on a Saturday. First impressions: this is very similar to Westvleteren VII, maybe they could be using the same water? Just as with the Westy, the alcohol is very smooth for a quad. Molasses and dates dominate the taste profile. Overall one of my top beers!

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4.18/5  rDev 0%

2011 bottling

Appearance: The mahogany liquid pours out and raises a two inch cap of beige foam; several strands of lace appear as the beer is consumed

Smell: The alcohol in the aroma fuses with berries, dark fruit and caramel tones

Taste: Blackberry and grape flavors, up front, with fig elements building; underneath, the caramel, candi sugar and toasted bread elements add depth; in the mid-palate, the alcohol builds and a spice cake aspect arrives; a dry and oaky aspect emerges in the finish to counteract the sweetness

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body, somewhat creamy; moderate carbonation

Overall: Layers of complexity; not in the top echelon but a very worthy beer from De Struise

Thanks, bobertkuekn, for the opportunity

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

St. Amatus 12 from De Struise Brouwers
4.18 out of 5 based on 312 ratings.
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