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

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RATINGS: 4480   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3   EST. CALORIES: 339   ABV: 11.3%
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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.


4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
crazyvin (1976) - New York, USA - FEB 5, 2006
brown in color almost black, a bone color head which was only a quater of an inch but had great retention. . a sweet alcholic aroma. Slight carbonation alcohol and dried fruits on the inital taste and a dry finsih. really heavy, full beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hatchy (32) - USA - FEB 4, 2006
pours a clouds dark brown with a slight light tan head. sweet, malty aroma. very complex taste that is sweet and slightly syrupy, but not too syrupy. hints of raisin and a touch of spice. slight sweet, but dry finish. really amazing.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2006
Bottle Pours a cloudy dark brown with a big creamy light tan head. The lacing is excellent and the head lasts well. Aroma is very pleasent with hints of plum, wood, and cola. Has a soft sweet aroma. Taste is excellent. Carbonation is perfect, the mix is awesome goes down with total ease. I could drink this anytime anyplace. This is a full bodied beer with an oily alcohol texture. Has a touch of a sweet finish, but its very good. I love this beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kevin62 (267) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 4, 2006
Poured out a dark red-brown with a beautiful head.The taste has hints of raisins and chocolate.This is a really impressive beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RateandPillage (426) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 3, 2006
Pours medium brown with white head. Aroma is of dark fruits and bread. Flavors the same, but include some caramel and alcohol bite. Too complex to describe all. Nice thick body. Beautiful beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2006
Aroma if sweet, banana, dates. Dark dark brown, with a thin white head. The flavor has some banana, alcohol, currants, some spice. Very complex, flavor gets better with warmth.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheBeerLover (1025) - DC Metro Area, USA - FEB 2, 2006
An incredible beer with tremendous, complex, aromas and flavors. This beer is a world class brew, and one that any beer lover should seek out. Rochefort 10 pours to a murky, deep caramel color with tall, rocky, tan head, and a soft carbonation. The nose on this beer is complex and and aromatic with big aromas of sweet malt, raisin, plum, caramel, tanned leather, and peppery alcohol. The palate is lush and full with just layers of flavors. Sweet malt, raisin, plum, pipe tobacco, tanned leather, chocolate, candy sugar, coat the tongue and sooth. Rochefort 10 finishes with more of those big complex flavors, then ends with a warming, soothing, burn that lingers. Match this with a strong and sharp cheese course, or enjoy as an ultimate sipping brew.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SHIG (3612) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 2, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2007 Dark with light brown head. Smell was of sweet fruit with an essence of plum. Very pleasant flavor of fruit and seemed diffrent in the fact that it wasn’t bitter as other trappist are. Update: Recently had a five year aged bottle. It was very nice I think the flavor and aroma of the fruit was more pronounced. The taste was strong but the alcohol tangy bite had changed to a moderate tingle. Still pleasant from start to finish!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
drainey (234) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2006
Wow. Really complex beer. Cloudy brown body with a huge off white head. Aroma was slightly sweet with some yeast and some alcohol. Flavor is so complex its hard to describe. I tasted the raisin, plum, and black currant, plus some caramel sweetness, a bit of tanginess, and a slight alcohol burn. A wonderful, complex, well-made beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nekronos (3647) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JAN 29, 2006
Just deliscious, it’s rochefort cheese features are great and the aroma is a little sweet, it is just a nice beer, better than the 8, and I’m not really into high alcohol percentage beers.


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