St. Bernardus Abt 12 | Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

BA SCORE
98
world-class
9,477 Ratings
St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Abt 12
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
Belgium
sintbernardus.be

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-14-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
9,477
Reviews:
2,784
Avg:
4.42
pDev:
9.5%
 
 
Wants:
766
Gots:
2,569
For Trade:
49
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Dark brown colour and kicks off with a big head. This recedes fast leaving some good lacing.

The smell is of dark fruit and brown sugar.

This beer has many elements to the taste. I detect raisins, cola, booze, brown sugar, treacle, alcohol warmth and a syrupy warmth. A complex beer indeed!
There is a phenolic, medicinal flavour in there and a fair level of bitterness hiding beneath the sweet flavours.
The mouthfeel is highly carbonated and this Belgian strong ale really tingles on the tongue.

Overall, a big tasty Belgian beer. Right up there with Rochefort 10 and Chimay in this category.

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Been wanting to try this one for a while based on its reputation. A dark ale brewed in the Trappist monk style in Belgium. Malty and sweet, but not too bitter. Very large head. Quite simply one of the best beers I've ever had

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St. Bernardus Abt 12 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
4.42 out of 5 based on 9,477 ratings.
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