St. Bernardus Pater 6 | Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV

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Brewed by:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
Belgium
sintbernardus.be

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-17-2002

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Ratings:
1,596
Reviews:
715
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.29%
 
 
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Photo of TastyAdventure
3.49/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A - flat brown. 1 1/2 finger head that fades.
S - brown sugar. Caramelized pears. Dried plums.

T - complex but mild flavors. Raisins, strong yeast. Somewhere in the back is faint pears and green apple.

M - a little too thin, but still good. Good carb.

Overall, my 2nd Bernardus brew, I don't care for them. Their yeast profile, probably fermented at higher temps. Whatever it is I dont care for it

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Photo of OtherShoe2
4.3/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brown with a big foamy tan head. Even as the beer sits, the head stays at an even skim. Good clingy film of lace.

Brown sugar, sugared dates, dark malt and yeast in the nose.

Some sweet malt up front, with some sweet brown bread. Dries out instantly. Mild bitter brown bread crust and a little earth. Slight alcohol burn at the back. Mild bitter and malt finish.

Medium bodied, decent carbonation.

Very drinkable. Layered flavors that transition. Very good.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of HookemHoos
3.8/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving was ~12 oz bottle poured into a goblet. The pour formed a thin slightly off-white head into a hazy brownish amber color. The smell had notes of raisins, plums and caramel. It had a delicious aroma. The taste followed the smell and had notes of caramel and raisins. It had a very smooth mouth feel. Overall, a solid dubbel.

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of thecheapies
3.95/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Best before 07/27/15. Offered a Bornem glass with my bottle at the Sharp Edge.

Somewhat hazy, red-brown color. The head collected about an inch and a half. Retained not so well. Lacing is mediocre, at best.

Dark fruits include plum, bitter apple, and fresh fig with phenols of clove and star anise. Big dry brown breadiness with a mild nutty note. Yeasty, but not huge. Smells great.

Semi-dry with fruity tones. Prune, oxidized apple, clove, raisin, fig, spicy yeast, anise, Irish soda bread (notes of caraway), and roasty malts. Brown bread notes with a softness and roundness. The body is medium with an added airiness from a mild, but coarse, carbonation. Very quaffable for a complex Belgian dark ale.

A very good dubbel, indeed. A good cold weather beer that keeps drinking momentum and doesn't infringe on further imbibing.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

St. Bernardus Pater 6 from Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV
4.09 out of 5 based on 1,596 ratings.
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