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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

1,789 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,789
Reviews: 965
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 93
Gots: 114 | 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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qazeqaz

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

06-29-2014 14:54:42 | More by qazeqaz
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Hayley_86

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-27-2014 21:28:42 | More by Hayley_86
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chinchill

South Carolina

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.

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2014 16:21:06 | More by chinchill
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-26-2014 05:46:51 | More by Jasoncolliver
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pvivalo23

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-24-2014 23:00:24 | More by pvivalo23
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patre_tim

China

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-23-2014 22:17:11 | More by patre_tim
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-23-2014 14:21:15 | More by CUbeerfan
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backslide311

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

06-22-2014 15:30:25 | More by backslide311
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jjwisenheimer

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-22-2014 03:52:15 | More by jjwisenheimer
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coldjbm

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-22-2014 02:33:00 | More by coldjbm
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hAle2theWort

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-21-2014 15:43:32 | More by hAle2theWort
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hurshybear

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-19-2014 17:21:42 | More by hurshybear
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harsley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-18-2014 15:27:03 | More by harsley
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adroberts01

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-16-2014 18:19:25 | More by adroberts01
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3/5  rDev -27.9%

06-15-2014 23:46:44 | More by beergorrilla
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billab914

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-15-2014 01:12:50 | More by billab914
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kmk1503

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

06-14-2014 04:36:16 | More by kmk1503
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-13-2014 03:12:07 | More by Localdrinklax
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yeaprolly

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

06-12-2014 23:41:03 | More by yeaprolly
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doctorjack

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +20.2%

06-12-2014 23:25:29 | More by doctorjack
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Samber79

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

06-11-2014 23:47:26 | More by Samber79
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zachpaschal

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-08-2014 03:31:33 | More by zachpaschal
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into an official Bernadus chalice, at Mannequin Pis in Olney MD.

An absolutely gorgeous deep blood red and ruby garnet body color, with mahogany brown in the center. Minimal carbonation, and a thin bubbled light tan head. Manages to always keep a puck while drinking an minimal lacing.

Classic Belgian dark ale notes on the nose, but lighter. Some slight clove and fig, minimal wine like heat. Considerably lighter than I was expecting. Some small touches of cinnamon.

Much of the taste is no surprise from the bouquet. Light bodied and moderately carbonated, and some degree of brown sugar sticky coating in the palate. Light bodied fig and raisin, with some matching clove as well. Some very dry finish and almost mineral perrier tasting.

Overall not too bad, but it's hard for me to get excited about this style. Pretty much textbook, but missing lots of wow factor.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 03:24:39 | More by smakawhat
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

06-06-2014 22:03:14 | More by Gagnonsux
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George2744

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-04-2014 00:05:33 | More by George2744
St. Bernardus Prior 8 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
93 out of 100 based on 1,789 ratings.