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


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RATINGS: 3437   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.44   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Westvleteren has the smallest output of the Trappist breweries, with only a small part of their production available outside of Belgium.

Kranin's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kranin (23) - - MAR 14, 2012
Delicious brew. Mouthfeel, fruit flavor, sweetness and aroma. This beer exceeds it’s reputation. (Draught in Westvleteren Chalice / Sint Sixtus Abbay - In depth Vrede / 05/2008)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sneakyB (8) - - OCT 12, 2015 does not count
Bottle @ home. (only) aged for about 3 years. Nice beer for share, although a bit overrated if you ask me. Hardly any foam. Sweet enough. Lot of taste, full body. Absolutely a great beer, but I would prefer the Sint Bernardus over this one.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DrunkenSanta (4) - ITALY - OCT 12, 2015 does not count
Sunday 11/oct/2015 I?ve waited to drink this beer to start rating all the others At home Bottle 33cl Appearance: dark brown with garnet hints. Medium lasting tan head Aroma: raisins, plums, carobs, figs, dates, toffee, licorice and chocolate Taste: begins with sweet notes of caramel, dried fruit and molasses; then light earthy and floral bitterness. Palate: smooth with medium-high boby and medium carbonation. Well balanced with a touch of warming alcohol in the finish. 10/4/10/5/19

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
moordkop (1) - Kwintsheul, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2015 does not count
I think that because the beer is difficult to obtain , it is also plays a role in terms of taste . In other words how much you can drink it how special he is. St Bernard abbot is also delicious !!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fellebag (1187) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 10, 2015
Bottle. Big foamy light brown head. Diminishing. Aroma is sugar, plums, fruit, tar, raisins, bakeries, licorize, leather, berries. Taste is very sweet. Bakery, fruit, berries. Apricot in hell.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
whiskeypee (9) - IRELAND - OCT 9, 2015 does not count
Had this at my brothers a few years ago . Remember i loved it but not much else about it .

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoshRaburn (62) - - OCT 8, 2015
Last remnant of a trip to Belgium in Dec-05. Aged almost 10 years probably not in the best conditions. Still some carbonation. Prunes, chocolate,leather etc but not harsh at all. Awesome!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JHeath99 (1506) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Bottle shared by ttroha. Pours a slightly hazy anger with a layer of creamy beige head. Aroma of heavy raisins, malts, and caramel. Taste is raisins, caramel, really nice balance with the carbonation. Very tasty.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
yourilevesque (581) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2015
Aujourd’hui est un grand jour! Je m’offre cette bière mythique rapportée de Belgique et obtenue lors d’un échange avec Tim qui s’est terminée par une dégustation épic en compagnie de convives des plus agréables! Le highlight de mon voyage! Un grand merci mon vieux! Tout est absolument parfait en ce moment: je suis assis chez moi, Mademoiselle Irina arrive d’un instant à l’autre et je sais que je partagerai dans quelques instants le reste de ce Grand Cru en compagnie de la Femme que j’aime. Je sais qu’en savourant cette bière unique, nous discuterons des enfants que nous aurons sous peu et ça me met en joie. Je suis envahi par une tsunami d’amour et de reconnaissance envers la vie. À mes parents et amis, je suis heureux et je vous aime.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Randy4Beer (385) - - OCT 4, 2015
A very dirty water, muddy brown pour, with a thin off-white head that instantaneously fades to a film and then disappears altogether. Something slightly off-putting about the aromas that I can’t quite identify, but under that lies raisins and red fruits. Tastes are more of the raisins, with definite breadiness added. Almost like a boozy bread pudding. The curiosity is over, and I can now say I’ve had one (big thanks to HopsandBolts for that.. Thank you my friend!)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gildnerk (175) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - OCT 4, 2015
Pours dark ruby with an off-white, generous head. Aromas of malt and caramel. Taste begins inauspicious, rather grainy, but becomes more malty, caramely and, finally, chocolatey. Very complex aftertaste. Great beer. Overrated? Probably.

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