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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3441   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hollardustin (330) - Indiana, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Pours a dark murky reddish brown with a thin tan head. The aroma is dark fruit, raisins, prunes, spicy Belgian yeast, and booze. The taste is mildly sweet with notes of dark fruit and caramel. Probably a bit overrated but this beer is still amazing.


4.8
TjValion () - Mount Vision, New York, USA - FEB 23, 2018
Lives up to all of the hype. The best part of this beer.....my sister and brother-in-law fly to Belgium every other month to bring some home to the U.S. Best beer in the world, even better when it's FREE. In all seriousness, fantastic brew. excellent aroma, appearance, taste, and stays on the palate with a very smooth and enjoyable sustain.

4.3
rayoflight (5) - - FEB 20, 2018 does not count
Bought a six pack from a internetsite and collect it myself. Incl glass. Not cheap but great buy as is the beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
ciccio88sr (12) - ITALY - FEB 17, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2018 Birra molto gustosa...corposa e ricca di sapore... La migliore che abbia mai gustato in vita mia...consigliatissima!

4.9
azzurro (542) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 17, 2018
After few attempts at various places, I was bale to get this one at the Vineyards. Serious beer, quite enjoyable to savour in good company with good food to reminisce for old time's sake.

4.7
weordie (1481) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2018
Pours a deep ruby with a caramel head. Aroma is caramel, cinder toffee, boozy currents and plums. Wow what a depth of flavour. Boozy currents, Christmas cake, plums and stone fruits, Belgian yeast, bubblegum. It keeps going. Each sip something new. Maybe my fav beer I've had.

5
jase3812 (94) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2018
Rated the best beer in the world and brewed by Belgium monks, I’ll admit I was nervous to pop the top off this one. What if it didn’t live up to the hype? On first sip a beautiful combination of sweet biscuit malts, toffee sweetness and warming alcohol splashed around my mouth and paved a warming sensation down my throat into my soul. From the first sip alone I get why it’s considered number one in the craft beer world. A beautifully crafted strong ale that will have you questioning your believes, donning the brown robes of the Trappist monks and singing choral hymns before the glass is empty.

5
sillolle (1) - - FEB 16, 2018 does not count
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2018 Earlier Rating: 2/16/2018 Total Score: 5
Earlier Rating: 2/16/2018 Total Score: 5

4.4
simontomlinson (721) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2018
Thick creamy beige head stayed well on a very dark brown still body. Huge aroma of dark berries, demerara & dark spirits. Medium bodied, with a thick & creamy mouth feel, soft on the front with a sharp tingle over the tongue. Rich tastes of malt, brown sugar, dark spirits, spices, sweet orange hints and a slightly bitter tangy finish.

4.7
Sacks29 (1) - BANGALORE, INDIA - FEB 11, 2018 does not count
The best I have ever had. Just right in all aspects. Slightly caramel aroma but amazingly perfect.

5
antuah (16) - Castellon, SPAIN - FEB 6, 2018
Probada en lupulove 6/12/2017 (calle caballeros 3). Puro espectáculo de cerveza. Hacía años que no la probaba, y me sorprendió encontrarla en el centro de mi ciudad! No voy a poner que me supo a gloria, pero me supo a gloria!


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