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St. Bernardus Prior 8 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

Not Rated.
St. Bernardus Prior 8St. Bernardus Prior 8

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,857 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,857
Reviews: 967
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 100
Gots: 138 | FT: 3
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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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Danny1217, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

WynnO, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

dcisco44, Jul 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

pat_usher, Jul 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

tclipse, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of byronic
4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice dark amber, quite clear with lots of carbonation. A nice beige head forms but turns into spotty lacing barely covering the chalice. Very fragrant with lots of fruit such as figs and raisins followed up by bready aromas. A bit lighter than expected with a touch of sweetness. Despite it's sweetness a touch of bitter is present making this a very refreshing brew. The taste follows through on the nose. There are other many other Dubbel's but this is a solid example that I would be hard pressed to pass up.

byronic, Jul 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

KAF, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of DenisKolkin
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle purchased from liquor store in Copenhagen. Served well chilled into whatever I could find unfortunately. Really need to bring some glass ware next time.

Appearance - clear honey brown color with some red hues. Small finger and a bit of white head, dissipates fairly quick. Crazy amount of visible carbonation.

Smell - cherries and chocolate dominate like a cherry cheesecake almost. Some caramel aroma blended into to smooth out the aroma even more. Delightful.

Taste - like the nose, with cherries and chocolate although the flavour doesn't truly overwhelm or coat the mouth. Slightly boozy finish in the aftertaste. Cherry and raisin come out more as it warms. A little bit nutty too.

Mouthfeel - exceptionally lively for carbonation, boozy, but not to the point of overkill and slightly dry finish.

Overall - great dubbel that didn't disappoint.

DenisKolkin, Jul 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

AlvinLin, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Latarnik, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Scarfer_Brad, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

josvemden, Jul 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

luvbier, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

MICBANGER, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

duceswild, Jul 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Walkerjgt, Jun 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

VeganUndead, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

jgaul79, Jun 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

qazeqaz, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Hayley_86, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of chinchill
4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Atlanta Yard House.
A: clear dark amber with a good beige head.

Aroma: loads of dark fruit aromas including dates and raisins. Slight boozy with some nice spicy and bready aspects to the lingering aftertaste.

Flavor: Sweet up front turning bitter-sweet by the finish. Very fruity as is the aroma.

Feel: medium body; proper carbonation.

chinchill, Jun 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

Jasoncolliver, Jun 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

pvivalo23, Jun 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

patre_tim, Jun 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

CUbeerfan, Jun 23, 2014
St. Bernardus Prior 8 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,857 ratings.