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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

1,181 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,181
Reviews: 647
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 55
Gots: 66 | 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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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-03-2014 00:27:43 | More by jbridge127
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duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-01-2014 01:22:51 | More by duceswild
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AlpacaAlpaca

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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McNazz

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

06-30-2014 19:56:23 | More by McNazz
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-30-2014 13:26:20 | More by mendvicdog
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jgaul79

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-29-2014 22:18:30 | More by jgaul79
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Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-28-2014 13:20:36 | More by heysuz
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n00blar

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-23-2014 21:20:04 | More by n00blar
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.21/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pater 6 pours a cloudy amber color with no head. There is a very dry and very sweet aroma, with some dry grape almost wine like notes. The taste is dry and very very sweet, with some grape notes, and has a wine like flavor. The flavors are good and strong, but very flat feel. Overall its nice, but very very sweet, and too sweet for me.

Serving type: on-tap

06-22-2014 18:43:12 | More by vette2006c5r
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backslide311

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

06-22-2014 15:30:57 | More by backslide311
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 14 03 16 at 50 degrees into snifter
Aroma of fresh bread which gives away to a heavy malt odor
Head average (4.5 cm), off white, frothy, slowly diminishing to 4 mm ring with center island
Lacing poor – a few irregular islands which slide back down to the ring.
Body dark brown, hazy from yeast from the pour
Flavor starts with heavy brown sugar and over-ripe date sweetness which slowly fades to an unpleasant sourness
Palate full, syrupy, lively carbonation

This tasted pretty decadent until the terminal sourness rolled in. After that, it was a literal bad taste in the mouth.

Serving type: bottle

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Romania

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

06-20-2014 21:14:55 | More by leitmotif
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hurshybear

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-19-2014 17:20:49 | More by hurshybear
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beergorrilla

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

06-15-2014 23:46:23 | More by beergorrilla
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-15-2014 03:10:40 | More by jbertsch
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Pens1967

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-13-2014 23:19:50 | More by Pens1967
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Danilo_SP


4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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yeaprolly

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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mdaschaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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Benesi88

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

06-04-2014 15:27:36 | More by Benesi88
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andilane

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

06-03-2014 00:05:13 | More by andilane
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

330ml Bottle from Total Wine Palm Desert CA for $5

Appearance – Brown colour with an above average size fizzy beige coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell – Malts, caramel, yeast, dark fruits

Taste & Mouth - There is a high amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel, and a yeasty spiciness. There is also some dark fruits, anise, and some herbal notes.

Overall – Tastes like a lighter version of the ABT 12. A little dry tasting and none of the flavours are very pronounced. Very drinkable though, just a little subdued - which is I'm sure what they're going for here.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 00:08:22 | More by spinrsx
St. Bernardus Pater 6 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
92 out of 100 based on 1,181 ratings.