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St. Bernardus Pater 6 - Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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St. Bernardus Pater 6St. Bernardus Pater 6

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,165 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,165
Reviews: 647
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 48
Gots: 63 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-17-2002)
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EvilKeith

Alabama

4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The Pater 6 poured into the goblet a lightly yeast hazed garnet brown color. The head was creamy tan foam that was continuously fed by streams of carbonation rising to the surface. The lace was thick and classically Belgian.
The smell was heavy on sweet malts, spicy yeast funk, medicinal phenolics, and the alcohol is faintly detectable. Overall, this was a pleasant mix.
The zippy active carbonation causes the tongue to tingle, medium bodied.
This is a much heralded example of a Dubbel, and deservedly so. Without a doubt this is one the best of the style in the world today. Complexities and depth are among this ones attributes. Very well done!
This is something I could easily drink on a regular basis.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2006 12:50:20 | More by EvilKeith
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St. Bernardus Pater 6 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
92 out of 100 based on 1,165 ratings.