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St. Bernardus Prior 8 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

St. Bernardus Prior 8St. Bernardus Prior 8

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,669 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1669
Reviews: 958
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.89%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 09-27-2002)
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Reviews by JohnnyDuvel:
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JohnnyDuvel

Florida

4.47/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the great dubbels, maybe only behind Westy 8. Being that I can't get Westy these days, St. Bernardus and Westmalle are my best options. 750ml; deep amber color, large foamy head with good retention. Paired with beef, great match. Not as sweet as many other dubbels tend to be. Terrific balance, top notch all the way!

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2006 15:00:08 | More by JohnnyDuvel
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djbrown13

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
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A: Dark amber, reddish, clear with big white, dense, medium-lasting head, medium lacing.

S: Malty sweetness, moderate and noticable fruity esters esp. fresh apple esters, than dark fruits - plums, raisins.

T: medium malty sweetness, low bitterness, some yeasty and earthy notes, fruity and fresh - apple and dark fruits esters, some alcohol noticable.

M: medium body, high carbonation, very low alcohol warmth.

O: Refreshing and fruity dubbel. Highly drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

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This pours a dark brown color with a highly carbonated tan head. Smell is sweet and malty. The taste is disappointing as there really wasn't much complexity and flavor I expect from belgian beers. This was light bodied, which could be considered good to some, but for the style i'm expecting a fuller beer. The taste I did get was a little bit a chocolate and slight bit of dark fruits. Overall, this is an solid beer, but I wouldn't take it over most belgian dubbels.

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St. Bernardus Prior 8 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,669 ratings.