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

6,361 Ratings
Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII)Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII)

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
(Yellow Cap)

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-12-2001

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Photo of david2489
5/5  rDev +8.5%

these beer is awesome, taste so well, body is strong, fruity aroma. when you try it you will get in love with this beer, the best beer i have ever tasted, i cant get enough of these beer. want more. its like your tongue its getting rape with pure awesomeness. its a must drink before you die.

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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

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3/5  rDev -34.9%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.08/5  rDev -11.5%

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4.6/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

Photo of RMentair
4.93/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Magbas
4.75/5  rDev +3%

I have had three over the course of about 2 years and it just keeps getting better.

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4/5  rDev -13.2%

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1/5  rDev -78.3%

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5/5  rDev +8.5%

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1.2/5  rDev -74%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.25/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.04/5  rDev -12.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +3%

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4.84/5  rDev +5%

Photo of ClePaul
4.78/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Look 10/10
Smell 18/20
Taste 39/40
Feel 9/10
Drinkability 18/20

Overall 94/100

Big, Fruity and Robust. Also Smooth, Tasty and Enjoyable... Ridiculously drinkable at +10% waves of Dark Fruit, Brown Sugar, Cream Soda, Vanilla, Oak, Cinnamon and Caramel slap the palette. Undertones of Yeast, Grapes, Chocolate, Cherry, Clove and Nut are present. Butterscotch, Banana, Licorice, Fig and Tobacco can be picked up in the after taste. The aroma is much like Christmas spice with Plums, Brandy, and Wine being picked up. The feel is medium and bubbly. I really can't pick out a flaw, may be a bit 'too much' (complexity and ABV) for a novice, other wise I don't have a single bad thing to say. Overall this brew is amazing and well worth the hunt~

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Trappist Westvleteren 12 (XII) from Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)
4.61 out of 5 based on 6,361 ratings.
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