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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

1,762 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,762
Reviews: 965
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 85
Gots: 109 | FT: 6
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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TBoneJones

Texas

4.53/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thick brown pour into the chalice. Nice head that faded to a minimal.
Herbal chocolatey smell, maybe molasses too.
Malty, nutty, dark fruit taste, and blends very well I might add.
Creamy delicious.
For some reason, as I sipped this I couldnt help but think that some aspect of it reminded me of an imperial, souped-up version of Celebrator Doppelbock. Maybe its the chocolate or candy aspects of the brew. And that's not a bad thing at all.  

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2012 02:38:48 | More by TBoneJones
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St. Bernardus Prior 8 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,762 ratings.