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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3767   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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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beton (315) - Lublin, POLAND - MAR 22, 2017
Czas kocha to piwo. Cztery podejścia by wyrobić sobie swoje zdanie. Najlepsze? Przynajmniej czteroletnie! Aromat XII jest bujnie złożony. Głwnie kandyzowane, ciemne owoce, bakalie. Akcenty winne, słodycz wanilii, brązowego cukru. Smak oddaje nam jeszcze więcej tego, co oferuje w aromacie a dodatkowo oferuje toffi, czekoladę, sherry, porto. Feria smakw oblepia język, pomimo ciut za wysokiego wysycenia. Piwo legendarne, pełne mistyki, ktra jest w tym piwie obecna.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cobaink2 (590) - seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 19, 2017
Sample from beer share, thanks Jordan! tastes of dried figs, burnt brown sugar. Really complex tastes and wish i would have had more. The bottle may have been a little over carbonated however i think this is usually the case with Westys.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dropi6 (232) - POLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Pours brown, hazy, big head. Very complex aroma. Grapes, rasins, dark fruits, vanilla, alcohol, caramel, some yeast. Very sweet, but than dry taste. Full body, fizzy, oily feel. Very nice indeed.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PiwnyMarek (1007) - Lomza, POLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Zacne piwo. Ciekawy aromat, lekko winny. Świetny wygląd. Smak złożony, aksamitny, trochę ciut za bardzo alkoholowy. Mimo wszystko jedno z najlepszych piw jakie piłem.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HuskerTan (2041) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAR 17, 2017
(Huge thanks, Brandon "Clownoisseur"!) Bottle. Molasses, fruit cake, raisins, caramel, port wine, subtle Christmas spice, complex. A- Brown color, cloudy liquid, tan head. T- Complex, raisins, subtle booze, caramel, molasses, prunes. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, complex finish. O- My 2,000th rate! Thanks to Clownoisseur for the great surprise! Pretty much lives up to the hype. Way better than Bernardus 12 and right along side Rochefort 10. Maybe not the best beer in the world but worth the experience and certainly a must try beer. Excellent stuff. The greedy me wants a whole case now to age and try over the years. Superb, superb, superb.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MatiF96 (131) - POLAND - MAR 17, 2017
Brązowe, nieprzejrzyste. Obfita biała piana, ktra z czasem redukuje się do krążka. Aromat bardzo złożony. Ciemne owoce, melasa, figi, cukier, nuta szlachetnego alkoholu. W smaku ładnie ułożone. Jest słodycz, kandyzowane owoce, chlebowość, karmel. Wysycenie nie za wysokie. Sporo ciała. Dominuje słodycz ale skrka od chleba stanowi kontrę. Bardzo dobre, typowo degustacyjne piwo choć raczej nie mogę powiedzieć że najlepsze na świecie

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
stefgrig (12) - kalamaria, GREECE - MAR 14, 2017
Pours dark brown color with small head. Aroma of yeast, sugar, caramel, dark fruits, banana. Taste of dark fruits, alcohol, yeast, spicy, caramel. Very complex. Medium carbonation and a great sweet finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Maracuja05 (1023) - Mainz, GERMANY - MAR 13, 2017
12-03-17 // in loving memory! Dark brown beer, small white head/ lacing. Very dark and complex beer. Malty fruity yeasty notes all well blended into a great beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DavyK (18) - East Kilbride, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Couldnt believe they sell this at Brel in Glasgow! We did the Pepsi challenge with this and St Barnardus ABT12. This wins. Big, frothy lacing. Everything that goes on goes on in an incredibly balanced way: theres sweetness, malt, booze, biscuit, bit of raisin. Aftertaste lingers and develops for ages. Incredibly well made.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oxytocin (79) - - MAR 6, 2017
330 ml bottle, chestnut, grey-ish color, frothy big (only shortly lasting) big head. spices (piment, cloves, cinnamon), malty, toffee, baked apple, sweet start, changes to nice bitterness, well balanced, aromas of the taste very similar to the aromas you can smell. Alcoholic taste (maybe a lot of the bitterness is coming from the alcohol rather than the hops?). rather well hidden alcohol. full body, carbonisation: tickling.


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