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

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4.6/5
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6,429 Ratings
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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:
#32
Reviews:
1,884
Ratings:
6,429
pDev:
8.91%
Bros Score:
4.19
 
 
Wants:
3,689
Gots:
2,247
Trade:
157
HISTOGRAM
 
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Photo of lic217
4.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a chalice with a big head, dark red brown color. Aroma is fruity and spices. Taste is slightly sweet, no alcohol, dark fruit, grape, and spices. Drinks extremely smooth, with prickly carbonation. An extremely delicious treat. Glad to finally try this one.

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5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.72/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.59/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.49/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.93/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.84/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.17/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.2/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.91/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.88/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.88/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.65/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330 ml bottle poured into a wine glass. (Found on shelf at Mikkeller & Friends Bottle Shop in Copenhagen)

A- Pours deep mahogany. Head is soda like, quite bubbly, and tan. Really nice retention.

S- Rich dark fruits, plum, raisin, fig. Alcoholic tinge. Some black cherry. Very light caramel and some Belgian yeast spice character.

T- Cherry, fig sweetness, caramelized fruit. Some straight malt, biscuity sweetness. Yeast bite, faint caramel, and a bit of alcohol.

M- Medium-full body. The finish lightens up with a bit of dryness, as well as a good lingering warmth of alcohol.

O- Fantastic quad. Maybe doesn't live quite up to the hype, but depth is great and really enjoyable.

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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
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3.73/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.35/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.54/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.99/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
Beer rating: 4.6 out of 5 with 6,429 ratings
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