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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

1,895 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,895
Reviews: 971
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 102
Gots: 147 | FT: 2
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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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Outstanding looking brew! Poured into my St. B goblet...cinnamon/muddy brown with a frothy top.

The aroma is very yeasty and well spiced. malt sweetness, candied sugar, banana, raisins and prunes. throw in some earthy and musty hops to round out this phenominal smelling beer.

The flavor is equal parts sweet and spice with a splash of tart. overrippened fruits with clove and pepper mostly. dry finish.

The feel is a medium full bodied brew with ample and lively carbonation. spot on for style.

The drinkabilty doesn't get much better: great flavor and well hidden ABV plus a wonderful mouthfeel all add up to another winner from St. B

bonsreeb85, Jan 11, 2010
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5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

What a beaut!

Pours a lustrous mahogany red, with a luxurious head that settles thin but paints the glass in wide, generous strokes. Vibrant as the sun on closed eyes.

Smell is strong of darkest sugary ethanol. Cherry, rum, cream. An inviting aroma to say the least. 8.00% is clearly meant in Belgian terms.

Mouthfeel: The heart of a successful bräu. Carbonation verging on assault, softened to a cloud by the complexity of its

...Taste... Ah. So good it verges on the masochistic. A long pull of the fruitiest, woodiest fermented sweet. Inseparable from its complementary perfected texture.

Such a mistake in only buying one. Not to be missed!

bohemiandonut, May 28, 2010
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St. Bernardus Prior 8 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,895 ratings.