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


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RATINGS: 3688   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.43/5   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.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
il_vosa (8) - Torino, ITALY - DEC 4, 2016 does not count
Well, it is difficult to review such an icon for every beer lover; The aroma is of citrus and fruity; The apearence is absolutely great with the characteristic red/brown colour; But it is when it came to the taste that i was disappointed: an intense taste of fruit and malt with a tail of alchool and bitterness. Too far away of what I consider the best beer of the world, nothing special or different from the houndred trappist beers, and absolutely not worth such a big price.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CraftyHare (34) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - DEC 4, 2016
330ml bottle pours very dark brown with thick foam beige head. Strong aromas of cider, dried fruit, yeast and alcohol. Tastes of pear, apple, yeasty bread, caramel malt, brown sugar and spice. Rounded, full bodied mouth feel with a long finish and a touch of fruity tartness. A very honed and refined example of a great beer style. Is it worth paying an exorbitant price for the privilege of sampling a benchmark beer from a tiny trappist brewery run by monks? Absolutely.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Korcz (936) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Mocno przegazowane, alkoholowe, płaskie. Karmel, trochę suszonych, kwaskowatych owocw. Następna prba po kolejnych 3 latach w piwnicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Copid (52) - POLAND - DEC 3, 2016
W aromacie sporo suszonych owocw, karmelu, toffi i estrw. W smaku gęste, przyjemnie oblepiające, spora słodycz, rodzynki i przyjemna goryczka. Alkohol ładnie ukryty. Bardzo dobry quad, ale przehajp jest spory.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BlackBeerPG (396) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2016
Taste: Bold bready, rich earthy malts, raisins, dark fruit, chewy, and balanced. Big malt and dark bread nose. Dark Mahogany in color, semi opaque with big head of sticky lace. Medium/Full body. Liquid bread, no wonder the monks could survive on this during fasting.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Fules (905) - Gyngys, HUNGARY - NOV 27, 2016
Minimlis, azonnal eltűnő hab, sttbarna szn. Illata karamelles-kandiscukros, enyhn konyakos s prklt malts, aszalt gymlcskkel prosulva. Karamelles-kandiscukros zekkel indt, a cscsponton gymlcsk, - szilva, barack - valamint konyakos aromk trnek előre. Hossz lecsengse karamelles, prklt malts, pici konyakkal s hajszlnyi keserűvel. Testes, mgsem telt el, sőt tulajdonkppen friss hats, sznsavtartalma erős, de selymes. Nagyon finom, kiemelkedő sr, nem hiba van akkora hre.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rosskyle (546) - - NOV 26, 2016
Bottle at Cafe Gollem. Plum Amber color with an off white head. Sweet plum chocolate aroma. Chocolate plum figs sugar raisin flavor. Heavy body. Just about the perfect beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grisza77 (607) - Poznań, POLAND - NOV 25, 2016
Brunatne, mętne piwo na dnie z osadem ze średnią pianą, ktra zdobi szkło i pozostaje do końca w formie warstewki na powierzchni. Aromat bardzo przyjemny, rodzynki, ciemne winogrona, zioła. W smaku niespotykanie ułożone, lekko rodzynkowo słodkawe, a z drugiej strony ziołowo goryczkowe czy nawet lekko kwaskowe, bardzo pełne z lekkim rozgrzewaniem alkoholowym w przełyku, ale w pozytywnym sensie. Goryczka średnia w stronę wysokiej, krtka, szlachetna. Oglnie chyba najlepsze piwo jakie piłem do tej pory, nie ma w nim przypadku, wszystko jest w punkt, esencja piwa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Derbeth (766) - Krakw, POLAND - NOV 25, 2016
Rocky head that does not stay long, black colour with ruby reflexes. Aroma is not very intensive, with raisin, candy sugar, figs, alcohol. Light sweetness, light bitterness - more sweet than Rochefort 10. Lively carbonation. I dont feel any magic in this beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kyzr (1393) - Montana, USA - NOV 24, 2016
Dark brown pour with giant brownish head. Big dried fruity nose. Flavor is plum, with raisin, malt, spice, alcohol and toasted nut. Great full flavor with one of the best textures ever.

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