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


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RATINGS: 4690   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mears (51) - - APR 17, 2015
One of the best beers I've ever had. Glad my bro in law hooked me up with this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kustie (353) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown almost opaque black color and light brown head. Aroma has sweet ripe fruits, caramel, raisins, plums. Taste is a bit sweet but ends with a quite dry and somewhat bitter aftertaste. Flavors of raisin, ripe fruits, coffee, dark chocolate, malt, toffee. Very well balanced. Excellent one.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
David_Deas (2) - - APR 13, 2015 does not count
Great example of this style. Second best behind the Westvleteren. Perhaps a toss up.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChtiBreizh (90) - Rennes, FRANCE - APR 13, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2015 Caramel color. Strong vinous and dry fruits notes. full body. Sweetness and alcool, but quite well hidden and balanced with all the flavours.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
meireteixeira (112) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 12, 2015
Cerveja marrom e turva com um creme bege e persistente. Aroma complexo com notas de frutas secas escuras, castanhas e seu alto teor alcoólico é facilmente percebido. Ao beber, uma sensação vivaz e um dulçor que finaliza secando a boca, mantendo um retrogosto agradabilíssimo. Excelente!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Akiro (19) - ITALY - APR 12, 2015
Degustata in bottiglia da 33 centilitri. Il solo pensiero di berla ti migliora la giornata o la nottata. Impeccabile all’apparenza è altrettanto buona. Riesce a mascherare gli ultimi di 11 gradi e rotti egregiamente, se ne bevi solo una... :) marrone scuro caramellata, pastosa, di carattere ed inconfondibile. Il top.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Justin666 (9) - - APR 11, 2015 does not count
Purchased at Systembolaget in Sweden. Pours a dark beer with foam that quickly vanishes. It’s a beer with traces of dark fruit and chocolate. Gentle, mild taste with some sweatness. Best served in a Trappist glass. My favorite Belgian beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FireGlider (174) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 10, 2015
Dark brown color, small foam. Chestnut aroma but there is something else I can’t recognize, strong and full taste with alcohol presence and long lasting after taste. Beer with full aroma, but not to bitter nor to sweet, and every essence mixed right.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hrc_Cro (218) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 10, 2015
0.33l bottle. Muddy brown color with small head. Aroma of chestnut, plum and raisins. Taste is mostly dominating alcohol and leaves very dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (650) - Maryland, USA - APR 7, 2015
Cloudy dark brown with light brown head that is quickly quashed by the ABV. Aroma of dark fermented plums, raisins, woody, and booze. Not too sweet, like the aroma fermented dried fruits, candy sugar and smooth alcohol burn. Very nice quad with little to no banana. Gets better with age.

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