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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

1,219 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 1,219
Reviews: 649
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 56
Gots: 78 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

leitmotif, Jun 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

hurshybear, Jun 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -32.9%

beergorrilla, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

jbertsch, Jun 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Pens1967, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Danilo_SP, Jun 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

yeaprolly, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

KindaFondaGoozah, Jun 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

mdaschaf, Jun 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Benesi88, Jun 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

andilane, Jun 03, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
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.

spinrsx, Jun 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Zetcha7x, Jun 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

swierczt, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

sephyrott, May 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

cmwilliq, May 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

Nolen12, May 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

Dirty25, May 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

PappyVans, May 19, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from small (11.2oz?) bottle into Duvel glass.

Color is reddish-brown, with moderate, fluffy head.

Smell has caramel and lots of brown sugar.

Taste has much of the same, but the body feel relatively light, and it actually ends up with a refreshing and somewhat light beer.

High quality product from St.B.

shleepy, May 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

sprestridge, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

oriolesfan4, May 09, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from a mixed six-pack poured into a goblet. A very dark cloudy cola brown brew with a large beige head comprised of fairly large bubbles, I do get a rather fruity and spicy aroma here, tons of banana and fresh berries along with some clove, chocolate, and toffee notes. Palate follows suit, although I found the proceedings to be more dry and woody than the sweet nose might suggest. Banana and blackberry initially, and then some lemony hops become apparent earlier than expected. Tons of spice, clove, cinnamon, and black pepper, with just a little faint grape candy and molasses to finish. Not particularly sweet. Aggressive phenols carry through right to the end. The alcohol peeks through from time to time and I am feeling that the heavy carbonation might be muting and blending the flavor components together. Somewhere in here there are Scottish-like malts, fruity esters, and leafy hops all trying to rise above. Enjoyable enough for the spice and wonderful aroma. Very different from its stablemate Prior 8, which is smoother, more coconut and chocolate in character, and less boldly spicy.

CalgaryFMC, May 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

pknyc, May 07, 2014
St. Bernardus Pater 6 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
92 out of 100 based on 1,219 ratings.