Brewed by Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Westvleteren, Belgium


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RATINGS: 3288   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.44   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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Westvleteren has the smallest output of the Trappist breweries, with only a small part of their production available outside of Belgium.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gutifa (135) - Bad Wurzach, - JAN 17, 2013
Brown liquid with a good head. Some sediments. Complex aroma: melts, mature fruits, wood, cookies... Really disappointing in mouth. The alcohol is everywhere. I preffer other quadrupels, most of them cheaper. I would spend my money in 3 or 4 other beers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
varanid99 (602) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2015
Since I’m clearing a backlog of ratings, I might as well make this #600. Bottle, from one of the stores flogging them in Bruges. Murky brown pour with a thick tan head. Big Dark fruit aromas, caramel, spices, fairly complex. Taste is similar, with big, plummy, winey dark fruit, caramel, cloves, big long, oily finish. It really is a fantastic beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zakoon (111) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2015
33cl bottle @ enjoyed at home. Pours very dark muddy brown with a quickly fading light brown head. Aroma is yeast, malt, caramel, raisins, plums and dates. Favlour is not that sweet and slightly bitter. Full bodied, oily/thick texture, fizzy carbonation. Warming alcohol finish but without the bite.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
chicocbrandao (2) - - FEB 23, 2015 does not count
Amazing Beer. Great taste, great aroma, pours beautifully in the glass. I drinker in the In de Vedre and it was a wonderful experience.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ddub13 (1) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2015 does not count
This beer has it all. Great Aroma, dark rich appearance, smooth taste that has hints of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Overall this is a hard to find beer that is worth all the effort involved.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sherm1016 (1187) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 19, 2015
33cl bottle, purchased from the Struise webshop, cap date 06.10.13. Pours a dark, cola brown color with a thin tan head. Aroma is dark fruit, raisin, cherry, red wine. Medium on the palate with soft, creamy carbonation. Flavor is Sweet, malty, raisin, caramel, a little clove, anise, soy, some alcohol heat, with a sweet, clove finish. Lives up to the hype.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jannick13 (85) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown with ruby red shining throught the semi cloudy liquid. Nice frothy medium sized head. Aroma of dark fruit (black cherries, prunes...), caramel. Tastes more of the same with a nice not over the top warmth from the alcohol. Not too sweet, just perfect.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Werthergoethe (33) - Moscow, RUSSIA - FEB 18, 2015
Один из лучших и самых запомин& сортов пива, что мне довелос& пробова& Насыщен& вкус, соверше& не ощущает& немалая крепост&

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
boshog (1) - - FEB 17, 2015 does not count
The best beer I have tasted so far, however, will be very hard to beat !

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lowysthename (3) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 17, 2015 does not count
Bottle from Mane Liquor in Perth - I’ve been waiting so long to find a bottle of Westvleteren and it finally turned up in Perth Poured murky brown with a nice frothy head. Aroma is spicy and complex with notes of dark fruit, malt and caramel. Tastes spicy and malty with a hint of sweetness and the alcohol was quite evident. Amazing on the palate and simply exceptional.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
alex_leit (106) - Minsk, BELARUS - FEB 17, 2015
Fanboy review :) Brown with ruby highlights color with excellent foam. Complex and delicate aroma: fruity perfume, malt, caramel and toffee, dried fruit, birthday cake with cinnamon and honey, spicy yeast. Striking power taste: wine, sweet, caramel, chocolate with chilli and XO cognac, toffee, spicy. Great!

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