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


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RATINGS: 1986   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Westvleteren has the smallest output of the Trappist breweries, with only a small part of their production going very far into the world.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ZodiacM (661) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 24, 2016
Gedronken in In De Vrede. Mooi donkerbruin bier. Aroma en smaak van mout, gedroogd fruit. Voldoende koolzuur, drinkt heerlijk weg.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Haavard (69) - NORWAY - FEB 22, 2016
Aroma: carmel, Liquorice, dark fruits Taste: carmel, toffee, Liquorice, spice, molasses ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Milter (681) - Nyborg, DENMARK - FEB 19, 2016
Wow. En øl med sjæl. Superlækker smag. Lækker frisk øl. Kan absolut anbefales.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1791) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Bottle acquired from a shop in Bruges. Medium off white head with great retention. Red mahogany body. Cherries, oak, red fruit, alcohol, cloves, grass/bay leaves, malt, red wine. Bittersweet and savoury. Dry finish. Well carbonated. Full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenDV138 (5253) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle at The Sovereign served in a goblet. Dark amber brown with beige head. Aromas of raisins, caramel, plums. Tastes of raisins, malt, grain, caramel, toast, yeast. Medium body with a dry finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
morgoth79 (18) - - FEB 7, 2016
Profumata, caramello e frutta bel corpo schiuma compatta e persistente. Un grande classico

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brnandersen (3084) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2016
33 cl bottle poured in to a Trappist glass. Dark amber colour with a creamy off-white head. Sweet aroma with caramel malts, yeasts, subtle liquorice hints, tart apples, toffee, chocolate, cough drops and light earthy hops. Taste is sweet. Medium to full body with a creamy to oily texture. Average carbonation. Finishes long lasting slightly dry and fruity yeasty with caramel malts and a gentle burn of alcohol. Excellent Trappist beer. However, I get the same intensity and complexity from a Rochefort 8 to a third of the price.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HonkeyBra (3986) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2016
12 oz. bottle from my Secret Santa. One of my oldest wants. Thanks man! Pours a ruddy brown with a small off white head. Aroma of belgian yeast, caramel and apple notes. Toasted malt, bread, and toffee with a mild yeast spice. Flavor is fruity and dense, sweet but balanced by the yeast. Full bodied, pillowy carbonation. Pretty great.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ambro206 (350) - ITALY - JAN 24, 2016
Un’esperienza di bevuta unica. Ammetto. Anche per la sua esclusività. La birra si presenta ambrata scura con schiuma bianca, abbondante e persistente. Al naso prugna, chiodo di garofano e miele. In bocca bilanciamento perfetto con una punta di secchezza e amaro che non fa percepire l’alcool comunque presente. Corpo robusto e frizzantezza vivace ma adeguata. Pulisce.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarmok (1044) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 23, 2016
chestnut colur liquid with beige head. aroma of apple, caramel. taste, med sweet, med bitter, spicy. med body, oily feel, astringent, average carb, long finish

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