Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) | Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)

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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII)Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
Belgium
sintsixtus.be

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
(Yellow Cap)

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,300
Reviews:
1,861
Avg:
4.61
pDev:
8.89%
 
 
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3,674
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2,195
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Found this in a small bar in Brussels. For 10 Euro I was pumped just to have one. Anyhow they had two and I cannot believe I found this there. It was deliciou. Even though not my favorite style it was truely delicious. I shared the other bottle with my buddy in Paris

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I bought this a couple years ago when bricks were available as a one-time thing.

I opened it today at cellar temp (about 62F).

The color was a brow with some ruby, just a light lacing after a few seconds of head. Really small sets of bubbles.

Aroma: there's a lot coming off, although due to the temp at which I drank it, there's a large alcohol smell, but, it's pretty well balanced against some raisin, caramel, and some sort of "bread" from the malt.

Taste: great mouthfeel, low carbonation, leaving a smooth and viscous body. Sweet malt, caramel, alcohol, and vanilla. The warming of the alcohol was complimented by the malt and sweetness and the yeast flavors....

Really: it's an amazing beer. I'll bring the temp down on the next one just a hair, I'll bet that at 50ish they're perfect.

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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
4.61 out of 5 based on 6,300 ratings.
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