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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

1,167 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 1,167
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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Reviews by jifigz:
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jifigz

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle poured into a tulip glass.

This beer poured out a strange hazy brown/watered down purple kool-aid color that I have never quite seen before (although the closest colored beer I have drank like this is Trois Pistoles.) The aroma is of sweet caramel malts and figs. The initial flavor is dominated by sweet and earthy tones, then towards the end of the swallow a spicy dryness steps in the the flavor profile. This beer leaves your mouth a little dry and thirsty for another drink with a residual sweetness hanging on your tongue. The level of carbonation seems a bit high for this as well. This is a good solid beer and this is the first time I have had it. It is good to be had and get it off of my BA checklist, but if I ever want another St. Bernardus I much prefer the 12 (the quad-which is easily one of my favorite beers out there.)

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2011 05:26:17 | More by jifigz
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St. Bernardus Pater 6 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
92 out of 100 based on 1,167 ratings.