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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

1,668 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1668
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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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2 month old bottle review.

Now, this one I actually prefer fresher rather than aged. Which is a subjective thing, but this 2 month bottle I have had recently has best catered to my own personal tastes. As always, YMMV.

Pours out rich brown with a nice frothy two finger head that lasts for several minutes but doesn't have much lacing left behind on the glass. Medium light carbonation and body.

Smells and tastes of raisin bread and waffles with a touch of molasses sweetness and a smear of figgy jam on top of fresh baked muffins... I'm thinking that it is probably the blend of medium yeastiness and medium-light sweetness with just a little whisper of pseudo-cinnamon / allspice blend in the background that gives me such a nostalgic sensory rush of hearty breakfasts full of baked goods, and I really enjoy it a lot.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2012 21:21:46 | More by WastingFreetime
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BlazerT

Poland

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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

04-23-2014 19:40:27 | More by BlazerT
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Chingringo

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-22-2014 19:40:51 | More by Chingringo
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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CTbrew32

Connecticut

3.74/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 02:24:49 | More by CTbrew32
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

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United Kingdom (England)

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

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St. Bernardus Prior 8 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,668 ratings.