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


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RATINGS: 4779   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
preuverij (2) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2005 does not count
Top, meesterwerk mensen die dit tot stand hebben gebracht. een trapist met een stevige afdronk en een goed gevoel van een smaak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
giarcsr (104) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 3, 2005
What a great beer. See below cooments, anything I would say has been said many,many times before.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
irudy (1) - BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2005 does not count
i have burried a bottle of this beer in the foundations of our new house as a charm(grigri) for luck and good life. Why would i do that if it wasn’t outstanding?

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fluids (364) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 2, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2005 Dark Brown color like the bottle. Strong alcohol noticeable but well blended. This beer has volume and beautiful balance between Alcohol, Malts and yeast. Caramel tasting and since it is a newer bottle the alcohol is noticeable. All in all though I love this beer next to a Westvleteren 12. They are brothers in taste and style. Downtown Wine and Spirits in Somerville always has these in stock along with 6’s and 8’s. If someone told me I can only drink one type of beer the rest of my life, it would be Westvleteren 12s or Rochefort 10’s.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HansVC (6) - BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2005 does not count
dough, resin, toast, caramel, chocolate, alcohol, hazy, amber, rocky head, full body, oily feel, average carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
barleyPops (1141) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2005
11.2 oz. bottle. pour was a muddy brown with some sediment and a big foamy tan head. aroma was of yeast, alcohol and some spice. flavors were a bit subdued. not anywhere near the complexity I was expecting. bottle said 061009 so I think it was a fresh one? I’ll have to try this again and re-rate. After all the rave reviews, I was disappointed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nhartline1 (2) - Hixson, Tennessee, USA - JUN 28, 2005 does not count
What a wonderful follow-up to the Cave Creek’s Chili Beer!! This beer has a rich dark flavor. At first the taste can be a little overwhelming. Once my curiosity of what the many ingrediants were settled, I really enjoyed this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - JUN 28, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2006 Pours a very murky dark brown color. Aroma of belgian yeast, bannana, spice, alcohol, cherries. Flavor is alcohol, cherries, smooth, very nice. Still a little subdued for my taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sofajoern (146) - DENMARK - JUN 27, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2006 One of my favourites. Rich, dark, and with lots of spice and dark fruit flavors. Excellent.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 26, 2005
pours a nice deep mahogony color w/ a big thick flufy white head laces ok. Aroma keeps getting stronger up the 6,8,10 ladder this is big of the belgian yeast again plums and nutmeg and raisens. This stuff smells real good. Palate is rich and creamy warm well coated. Flavor is solid lightly alcohol belgian yeast plums buter raisens. Pretty damn good stuff.

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