Brewed by Brasserie Rochefort
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Rochefort, Belgium


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RATINGS: 4754   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3   EST. CALORIES: 339   ABV: 11.3%
The top product from the Rochefort Trappist brewery. Dark color, full and very impressive taste. Strong plum, raisin, and black currant palate, with ascending notes of vinousness and other complexities.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
elbernays (866) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle from McHughs. Pours dark red brown with foam tan head. Aroma is dough, raspberry, chocolate, cherry, walnut, wood, earth, rum, ripe banana. So much going on. Flavour is sweet banana, bread, nuts, dry wood with slight alcohol wood finish. Full body with medium Carbonation. Really great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (1003) - Alabama, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 25 June 2012 -- This is a solid trappist brew. I really need to buy some to age and see how well they do.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermaris (155) - LATVIA - JUL 3, 2015
In 0.33 bottle. Nice thick cap. Dark brown. Bitter sweet with caramel tone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
likeatrainwreck (154) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2015
Don’t know if I had a bad bottle, but I really didn’t enjoy this one... pours dark brown with a big tan head that vanished almost instantly... very fizzy, and all I get is cherry coke... mouth feel is like a heavily carbonated can of cherry coke, and it leaves the aftertaste of cherry coke in my mouth... I’ll need to revisit this at a later date, because at the moment I can’t stop thinking about cherry coke!! Disappointing, as there is so much praise for this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GlasgowTAD (583) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2015
Pours a deep burgundy red with a khaki head of moderate size which quickly recedes to a third of its initial size. Aroma is dominated by malts - caramel, sweet biscuits, red wine and raspberry compote. Taste is caramel, hazelnuts, almonds, slight oak, some vanilla, a hint of tart berry, red wine, a hint of tart apple, dates and some pleasant alcohol warmth in the mid-taste. As complex as is described by the previous 4730 reviews. This tops the top 50 widely available beers list for me.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rach3 (2) - ITALY - JUN 26, 2015 does not count
Excellent aroma and personality; maybe too high the alcohol percentage making more difficult to get the full taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
holdleder (236) - Kongerslev, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2015
33 cl. flaske. 11,3 % mørkt øl af den ultra stærke slags. Smagen er udmærket med alt, alt for stærkt til min smag. Købt i MENU Aalborg.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Evolutionary (391) - Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Bottle from giant eagle gahanna. Nose is smoky broth and alcohol. Wine like and very complex, with hints of smoke, dark cherry, carmelized sugar and some thick stank malt. Strong and well deserving of its high rating. Would do again for sure. $$ but worth it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
veceo (841) - CROATIA - JUN 25, 2015
Cloudy brown color, average sized creamy brownish head. Aroma of ice cream chocolate, nuts, red fruits, lots of maltiness. Taste of red fruits, dark fruits, chocolate, again lots of maltiness, strong raspberries presence. Full body, lively carbonation. Complex and smooth as hell. Alcohol is nowhere to be found. Classic stuff.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patdelichte (49) - - JUN 24, 2015
Geweldig bier. Lekkere donker bruine kleur en smaakt ook naar caramel, neigt zelfs wat naar port. Het meest bijzondere aan dit bier is de bruisende explosie bij elke slok. Smaak tintelt lang door. Al met al dus bijzonder bier alleen over smaak valt te twisten en dat is het in mijn ogen net niet.

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