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Brewed by Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Westvleteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1874   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.22   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Westvleteren has the smallest output of the Trappist breweries, with only a small part of their production going very far into the world.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jyrsa (231) - - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle BBE 1/2018 @ stadin panimobaari. Pours hazy weak coffee brown with small bone white. Nose is yeast. Licorice, herbs, bread, chocolate and some yeast. Strong body with a smooth and frizzly mouth feel.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sccp1910 (61) - BRAZIL - JUN 26, 2015
Aroma agradável, aparência escura, encorpada. Bem frutada e nem se percebe os 8% de álcool. Sensacional!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoNm (1419) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUN 21, 2015
Pours a hazy darker brown color, topped with a beige colored head, average size and slowly settling. Malty aroma, herbal with notes of dark fruits and some chocolate. Taste is a bit complex - some earthy yeasty notes, initial sweetness and slight soury feel to it. Mild bitterness and quite yeasty in the finish, with some herbs present here as well. My first experience with Westvleteren beers - not bad, though not something I’d enjoy on a regular basis.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
abemorsten (3192) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2015
Delt 0,33 l flaske. Dyp mahognifarget kropp med et lavt lysebrunt skumdekke. Deilig maltrik kompleks nese og munn med masse tørket frukt og kandis-preg. God fylde.Nammenam.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WingmanWillis (15) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle shared at Scopey’s Croydon pad. Dusty bottle from Fergus’ cellar. Pours a murky brown with a thin head. Smells of dried fruit and orange peel. Nice Christmas cake notes in taste. A good tasty beer

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (1248) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Bottle at home, 12th June 15. Pours a good looking mahogany coloured beverage, nice fluffy head. Aroma is dark fruits, some spice, almonds, slight banana. Taste is almonds, dark fruit, marzipan, fruit cake, banana, fluffy creamy palate. Good stuff

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jamaty (1230) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2015
Precioso color caoba. Muy espumosa al principio, con espuma de color crema. Aroma brutal a caramelo y nueces. Sabor excelente, combinando dulce y amargo. Mucho de frutos secos. Gran final a café. Muy buena.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2299) - California, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Hazy mahogany amber in color... Aroma of raisins, candi sugar, vinous notes... Flavor is candi sugar, prunes, dark fruits, raisins... Nice raisiny finish... Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bunget (676) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 2, 2015
330ml bottle from a shop near Delirium Cafe (Beer Temple?). Dark amber cloudy body, big white head. Aroma of yeast, figs, raisins, caramel, rye bread. Strong flavour: tons of yeast, herbs, figs, raisins, brown sugar, lots of malt. Intense carbonation. Good one. Was it worth 15euros? No.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Arek (560) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle 0.33 l, Drink Hala, Wrocław, Poland.
Brązowe, mętne piwo o jasnobeżowej, obfitej i trwałej pianie oraz bardzo przyjemnym, owocowym aromacie. W smaku złożone i idealnie zbalansowane, owocowe z nutami suszu i palonym, łagodnie rozgrzewającym finiszem.


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