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

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RATINGS: 3133   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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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Plasticbones (1) - Verbania Intra, - JUN 19, 2012
Amazing and superb!!! Definitely there is no other beer like this one. Super enjoyable.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jayzz (328) - Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2014
 Clean, mild but plentiful fruitiness, fruit/candy sweetness with a light bitterness. High carbonation and medium mouthfeel. Finish is mildly bitter and clean.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
adamnowek (47) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014
Few beers live up to the overwhelming amounts of hype thrown at them, but this is the case here. I find that I’m never blown away by this beer but rather than everything is so balanced and just the way it should be.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
AR64SH (2) - - SEP 13, 2014 does not count
Rich flavor and lingering aroma. Enriches the nose with the smell of roasted malt. It seems to taste a delicious liqueur. I do not know how old it was but it was there alone in the fridge waiting for me. I had to taste it

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pomko (198) - UKRAINE - SEP 11, 2014
Well, this one is really good. Complex aroma of spices, honey, caramel and raisins. Rich and full flavour. Oily mouthfeel. Overall, undoubtably great but seems a little bit overestimated.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jojoy (1) - BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2014 does not count
Pas évident à acquérir mais ca en vaut vraiment la peine! un gout incroyable. Je suis amateur de bière brune et ici on a vraiment la crème de la crème!!!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ALEXANDRO (2) - BAL. CAMBORIU, BRAZIL - SEP 8, 2014 does not count
CERVEJA COM BOA CARBONATAÇÃO, AROMA DE TORRADOS E FRUTAS. ESPUMA AMARELADA, LIQUIDO DE COR ESCURA E INTENSA. GOSTO DE CAFÉ COM FRUTAS SECAS E GRADUAÇÃO ALCOÓLICA ACENTUADA. ENFIM, É A MELHOR DO MUNDO.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pimpelmees (12) - - SEP 7, 2014
Highscore Justified , truly a special beer Hard to get, and hard to beat Keep discovering new notes

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zymurgeist2 (1016) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle at Cambrinus. As it continues to open up, it becomes wonderful. Deep, rich aroma of dark fruit. Appearance is slightly hazy, but head retention over an hour! Taste is layered complexity.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fredd_an (20) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
At last the holy grail! The nose is fantastic! Earthly, cellar, bit chocolate, raisins. Taste is mature, raisin, bit sweet, plum. Really good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Calisky (697) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 3, 2014
J’ai enfin le graal de la bière. Je m’attend peut etre a trop... Couleur brune sombre, fort col de mousse beige cremeuse. Nez Fruits noirs, caramel un peu grillé, raisin, sucre candy, note d’alcool (pas aussi puissant qu’imaginé). Gout doux de fruits noirs (note figues), fruits secs, malt, alcool, note d’épices et vanille et houblon, très bien balancée, corps bien cremeux et très buvable malgrés l’alcool. Moins complexe que je pensais mais très intense et très douce en bouche, et c’est peux être cela qui fait que c’est une très bonne bière.


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