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

Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII)Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII)
BA SCORE
97.6%
Liked This Beer
4.6 w/ 6,391 ratings
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
Ranking:
#31
Reviews:
1,881
Ratings:
6,391
Liked:
6,237
Avg:
4.6/5
pDev:
8.91%
Alströms:
4.19
 
 
Wants:
3,681
Gots:
2,226
Trade:
158
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Pour has a murky amber, dark brown presence. Head is thick, off-white, and about a ½ an inch-inch high, with great retention and lacing.

S: Aroma is quite sophisticated with the presence of Belgian yeast, toffee, dark fruit (raisins, plum, grapes), brown sugar, nougat, and slight caramel.

T: Being no disappointment after the aroma, taste is creamy, sweet, complex, and nicely carbonated. Correspondingly, notes follow along the same path as the aroma: yeast, malty, brown sugar, plums, caramel, vanilla, toffee, and dark fruit.

M: Mouthfeel is medium to heavy on carbonation and body; a heavier emphasis on medium accompanied by a nice wine like feel.

O: The complexity and the creamy/sweet feel here are outstanding: slight hop bitterness, raisins, figs, prunes, cherries, grapes….

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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
Beer rating: 97.6% out of 100 with 6,391 ratings
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