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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

1,826 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,826
Reviews: 966
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 99
Gots: 130 | 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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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

03-05-2014 22:55:27 | More by threedaggers
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DrinkMoreBigBeers

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-10-2014 23:27:55 | More by DrinkMoreBigBeers
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NappyB

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

06-29-2013 21:15:17 | More by NappyB
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MightiestBeard

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

11-08-2013 23:42:07 | More by MightiestBeard
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nakedninjaturtle

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-01-2013 03:31:46 | More by nakedninjaturtle
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augustwest

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-14-2014 18:20:11 | More by augustwest
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BelgianBeerPope

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

03-01-2014 12:52:19 | More by BelgianBeerPope
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-16-2013 04:51:54 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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RoyFokker

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-28-2014 05:31:19 | More by RoyFokker
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Paulkasykes30

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

12-28-2012 18:16:47 | More by Paulkasykes30
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kmeves

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Pours a clear cream soda brown with a small tan head. Aroma is sweet dates and cherries as well as caramel. Flavor is sweet and malty initially then more fruity. Finish is more of the same smooth malt notes and a start of a winous feel. Otherwise extremely well hidden alcohol. Nice but not fantastic. Light to medium body.

01-15-2009 20:30:03 | More by kmeves
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david131

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

A- A beautiful brown color with quite a few yeasties floating around in the liquid. A nice but thin off white head forms and becomes slightly sparse.

S- Some sour fruit, brown sugar, caramel, and cocoa powder. A great balance between sweet and funky.

T- Same as the aroma. The alcohol is definitely a little noticeable in this one. A tasty brew though.

M- The alcohol makes this beer slightly warm and thin and maybe a tad drying. The carbonation is good.

D- A tasty and worthwhile brew. I do prefer the Pater 6 as far as dubbels go though.

09-13-2007 03:04:33 | More by david131
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-06-2014 23:48:13 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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Peter_L

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-09-2014 20:50:49 | More by Peter_L
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bonSreeB

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-14-2013 21:59:08 | More by bonSreeB
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-10-2013 16:12:26 | More by twenty5
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Bellonc

Spain

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

02-22-2013 20:27:31 | More by Bellonc
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jrein0254

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-23-2014 21:58:05 | More by jrein0254
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2013beer101

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

01-12-2014 22:07:38 | More by 2013beer101
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themilkman87

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-12-2013 06:55:49 | More by themilkman87
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themegamancave

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-25-2014 19:29:00 | More by themegamancave
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anteater

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

10-08-2013 05:12:44 | More by anteater
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Philly82785

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

12-24-2012 05:26:06 | More by Philly82785
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pants678

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Poured into a wide mouth goblet. Very deep brown almost leaning toward amber, but it's almost opaque so it's hard to tell. Head is beige and maintains very well, can even hold to single finger for sometime.

Has a sharp aroma that is definitely fruity. Hard to say what exactly, maybe peach. There's a lot of malt to it.

Taste is smooth because of tight carbonation. Again, fruity, maybe apples laced with cinnamon. Perhaps some toffee in it. It's complex, bready. There's not much on the back end, in fact the after taste is almost non existent. There's a stain on the top of the mouth, but it may well just be alcohol. The alcohol can be piercing, divisive.

Carbonation helps mix flavors, doesn't stand out, which is nice. Goes down well, but perhaps too quickly.

07-13-2009 08:02:02 | More by pants678
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gfx

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-25-2013 04:44:14 | More by gfx
St. Bernardus Prior 8 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,826 ratings.