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St. Bernardus Prior 8 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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St. Bernardus Prior 8St. Bernardus Prior 8

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,782 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,782
Reviews: 965
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 90
Gots: 111 | FT: 5
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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PorterLambic

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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out of the 750 ml bottle (corked) a coppery brown with a huge, tight, firm head 1 1/2 - 2". Head drops slowly & evenly, leaving good lace.
Smell is malty, fruity (raisins, cherries, apples), spice and light hops. Sweet with an acidic note.
Taste more of the same, malty, fruity, light hoppiness, spice, alcohol late. A tangy note detected. A nice complexity.
Mouthfeel is smooth, very smooth, medium/full bodied, effervescent on the tip of the tongue.
Drinkability is quite high, finished the whole 750ml myself in about an hour from the uncorking. Flavor broadened somewhat as it warmed with no bitterness or off-putting characteristics at all. A wonderful example of the Belgian art, though I prefer the 10 & 12 more.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2004 01:23:27 | More by PorterLambic
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St. Bernardus Prior 8 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,782 ratings.