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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

1,164 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,164
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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Reviews by nortmand:
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nortmand

Virginia

4.7/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Ruddy brown pour with a fluffy meringue like head. Intense amounts of lace.

Dark ripe and dried fruits. Faint roast. Dark chocolate dipped raisins and clove.

Sweet ethylene laced plums up front. Mild graininess mid tongue mixes with faint hints of ripe bananas. End with a distinct roast bitterness. Some alcohol burn.

Medium to full bodied, character coming out the ears, but still mighty drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2007 19:57:00 | More by nortmand
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St. Bernardus Pater 6 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
92 out of 100 based on 1,164 ratings.