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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

1,168 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,168
Reviews: 647
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 48
Gots: 62 | 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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fx20736

New York

4.33/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from an 11.2 oz bottle into a St Bernardus Chalice, served at cellar temp (~59f).

Intriguing tawny ruby like a fine a fine sherry with a 1 finger tan head that leaves decent lacing.

Aroma of Sugar, molasses and noble hops.

Mouthfeel: silky, smooth and layered. Top notch.

Taste: broad maltiness supported by a slight pruny fruitiness and a kiss of savory hops.

Notes: My 3rd St Bernardus so far and it is a runaway winner. The beer seems supremely well made and is great for as much as what it doesn't have as it does; no cloying sweetness, no wallop of Belgian yeast, no overpowering sourness, just a damn fine beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2011 18:31:26 | More by fx20736
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St. Bernardus Pater 6 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
92 out of 100 based on 1,168 ratings.