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Westvleteren 12 no longer the best beer in the world

09:45 28/01/2015

Westvleteren 12 is no longer the best beer in the world, according to RateBeer, an international beer website. Westvleteren 12 has topped RateBeer’s list of the 100 best beers in the world for two years running but this time had to settle for second place.

First place for 2015 went to the American beer Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch. Twelve Belgian beers appear in the 100 best beers’ list.

The difference between Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch and Westvleteren 12 is minimal. Both scored 4.44 on the website. It is also interesting to note that Westvleteren 12 racked up 3,529 personal ratings as opposed to Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch, which garnered only 88 ratings.

Written by Deborah Forsyth