How exactly does buying directly from Westvleteren work?

How can I buy Westvleteren beer?

The only legal way to buy Westvleteren beer is at the abbey itself.

Is Westvleteren the best beer in the world?

The West-Flemish beer “Westvleteren 12” has been rated as the world’s best beer by the influential American website RateBeer.com. This was announced on the website. The top-50 includes 10 Belgian beers, one less than last year.

How much is Westvleteren 12?

Sixtus Abbey have now launched a website to sell their beer. Only two crates can be bought at a time, with priority going to newer customers. A 24-bottle crate of Westvleteren 12 will cost $50, a bargain compared to a Dutch grocery store chain that reportedly sold them – without permission – for over $11 a bottle.

Where is Westvleteren 12 made?

Belgium

Beers made by Trappist monks at St. Sixtus Abbey’s Westvleteren Brewery in Belgium are sought by connoisseurs.

What is the rarest beer in the world?

Westvleteren 12

Westvleteren 12 (XII) is the rarest beer in the world.

What is the best beer in the world?

The Best Beers in the World

  • Chimay Blue (Chimay Brewery, Belgium) …
  • Delirium Nocturnum (Huyghe Brewery, Belgium) …
  • Juice Machine (Tree House Brewing Company, USA) …
  • Paulaner Hefe-Weizen (Paulaner Brewery, Germany) …
  • Hoegaarden (Hoegaarden Brewery, Belgium) …
  • Pilsner Urquell (Pilsner Urquell Brewery, Czech Republic)

How do you store Westvleteren 12?

The aftertaste is bitter and lingers. Store the Westvleteren beer vertically, in a dark place between 12°C and 16°C. It is better not to refrigerate it. It takes about a year before Westvleteren 8 and 12 start gaining their flavour and one and a half to two years before they get their full flavour.

What is the best beer in Belgium?

The 13 Best Belgian Beers to Drink in 2022

  • Best Overall: Orval Trappist Ale. …
  • Best Wit: Blanche De Bruxelles. …
  • Best Blonde: Omer Traditional Blond Ale. …
  • Best Pale Ale: De La Senne Taras Boulba. …
  • Best Saison: Saison Dupont Farmhouse Ale. …
  • Best Dubbel: Westmalle Trappist Dubbel. …
  • Best Triple: Tripel Karmeliet. …
  • Best Quad: St.