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

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RATINGS: 4759   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3   EST. CALORIES: 339   ABV: 11.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bipe74 (3) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2015 does not count
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2015 Fantastisk øl, Lækker blød skum, flot mørk farve og masser af duft og smag, frugt og vinagtig. One of my favourites at the moment

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (616) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle- pours dark brown with an off white head. Plum, raisin, chocolate and sweet malts. Taste is sweet up front then a slow burn into a dry bittersweet finish. Well balanced palate. Would never know its 11.3%.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oermens (33) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2015
Good head, dark brown beer, some sediment floating around so let the bottle stand a while before filling your glass. Banana, melon, caramel. Fruity aroma ,absolutely Delicious.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Frozer (203) - Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Amazing plum aroma,thick white head. Super sweet almost candy Like raisin flavor. No carbonation. Tastes like a fine wine almost.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niksko (483) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a fizzy off white head. Nose is dark chocolate, raisin, plum, currants, dark fruit. Flavor is smooth and rich. Lots of dark fruit, raisin, prunes, plums, toffee, cloves. Thick, viscous mouthfeel with a heavy body. Rich and warming, moderate carbonation. Silky and delicious. Gorgeous mix of dark fruit flavors and rich toffee and caramel.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rfrettig (1) - - JUL 4, 2015 does not count
Best brew while in Brussels, had on tap and from bottle. Great yeasty nose, lasting head retention, smooth and fresh on the palate.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
elbernays (880) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatDane1632 (1058) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beermaris (156) - LATVIA - JUL 3, 2015
In 0.33 bottle. Nice thick cap. Dark brown. Bitter sweet with caramel tone.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
likeatrainwreck (156) - 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.


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