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


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RATINGS: 4508   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.

UDBeernut's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1843) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Bottle from Halftime. Going to compare this again in a year to compare how it ages. dark amber capped by a small silky head that only reduces slightly. Nose is malt, sugar, and yeast. Taste is burnt sugar upfront, slight biscuit, hint of dark fruit. Alchohol rears its head as this critter warms. Silky creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GlennHendry (13) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours deep reddish-brown, less head and carbonation than #8. Smells of dark fruit of various ages - plum, raisin - and tastes of more ripe fruit with a hint of licorice. Sweet and bitter at the same time. Really awesome and likeable beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (185) - - DEC 18, 2014
Bottled. Pours hazy brown, lots of sediment. Really pretty. Frothy beige head. Aroma is raisins, very prominent fig, plum, lots of dark fruits. Smells amazing. Flavor is plums, raisins, fig, currants. Really pleasant, definitely those traditional quad flavors are present. Really awesome beer. This definitely stands out as far as Belgian beers go. Amazing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
yuzuha (14) - sioux city, Iowa, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Nice brown reddish appearance with off-white foam. Nice aroma. Very complex flavor... chocolate, dark fruit (berry plum etc.) malt. Reminds me of Duvel plus a wonderful complexity and substance with a bit of an alcohol finish (it is over 11%). My new favorite!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dayz2112 (9) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014 does not count
Looks like mud but is delicious! Malty, nuts and fruit aroma. Sweet and slightly bitter in a thick, full bodied delivery. Long, slightly bitter finish. Just excellent.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AGCostaNeves (12) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - DEC 15, 2014
This is certainly a respectable Quadrupel Trappist. A Belgian character, because it is a strong beer, more rustic, with a remarkable dose of hops. A peculiar aroma taking your body a dark color, almost black which forms a beige high foam, dense and medium term, as a Quadrupel should be. Your scent is really striking. Alcohol is a little more noticeable, and lightly sweet and roasted malt has your palate with fruity touch - plums, raisins and perhaps port wine. Your aftertaste I was transferred a taste peel fresh plums. This taste was showing up more and more evident during the tasting, appearing quite along with the warm feeling of alcohol. Its impenetrable Notre Dame Abbey of Saint Remy in Rochefort where unfortunately there is no tasting in your local store that is close to the Abbey.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JasonWB (5) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2014 does not count
Absolutely one of the best beers I've ever had. Such a complex taste and sophistication to the flavor profile I'm not sure where to begin. Just find it and try it. You won't be disappointed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
David_87 (42) - - DEC 11, 2014
The aroma is very much like other quads, filled with sweet dark fruit notes complimented with some funky notes. Looks as bad as westy 12 in the glass, dark dank mud water with carbonation. But if you now anything about this style you know that is a good sign! Taste is like the aroma multiplied several times, complex mixture of dark fruits, rum notes and some malt tones. In my opinion a more affordable and foremost available top notch belgian quad than Westy 12. Insane beer! Bottle from SB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OOKPIKABLE (118) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
Pours dark brown with serious carbonation and a thin layer of off-brown head. Aroma of red wine, chocolate, cherries. Tastes of the same with lingering aftertaste of raisin. 11.3 % abv is dangerously well concealed. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CharlieFields (5) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 10, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 Bottle (33 cl.) from 2D2Dspuma (Barcelona). Aroma: Roasted malts, fruits, alcohol. Appearance: Dark brown color, cloudy liquid, frothy and tan head. Taste: Heavy bitterness, light sweetness. Palate: Full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, long finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
alex_alkis (326) - SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2014
The color is pitch black. The scent is huge with lots of raisins and plums. The taste is extremely rich. All the flavors forms what is almost an orgasm in your mouth. I absolutely love this beer.

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