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


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RATINGS: 4856   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3/5   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dansting (222) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JUN 19, 2008
Bottle purchased locally. Poured a cloudy purplish-brown color with a medium light-brown head. Aroma is malty with a hint of brown sugar and sweet spices. Mouthfeel is kinda fizzy. Flavor is heavy in alcohol, with some fruit and it. However, this isn’t that good. I think I got a bad bottle, because it tastes kinda rough and yeasty (and I poured it correctly). I will give this another shot, because this one wasn’t anywhere close to the other trappist beers I’ve had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsnicholas (435) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Bottle (11.2oz $6.50): Best before date 2020 five years from now. Need to have again to remember the details, but very enjoyable and will drink again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrNosha (691) - Baden Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2015
Aus der Flasche in Lüttich. Glänzende dunkle Farbe und fester cremiger Schaum. Intensives Aroma nach Dörrobst, Vanille und Rum. Schwerer Geschmack. Extrem vollmundig. Großes Bier!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Renekof (13) - - NOV 22, 2015
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HeadyDE (636) - Delaware, USA - NOV 21, 2015
2013 bottle pour..produces a medium caramel brown color with a massive amount of particles that eventually float downward..pretty solid tan creamy head..nose is abundant with dark fruit..plums..raisins..currants..brown sugar...wow the mouthfeel on this is impressive..bold yet subdued..quite light bodied..can barely get any trace of the very high abv in play..creamy texture..long solid finish that is full of the dark fruit reminiscent of the style..excellent..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Humlehode (370) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2015
Pours clear dark brown. Sweet fruity aroma, caramel, dried fruit, red wine, oil, roasted notes. Very smooth and balanced. Dry, highly carbonated. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Franckg (653) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 19, 2015
Embouteillée 20/12/2014, bue après 11 mois. Robe d’un brun rougeâtre presque opaque surmonté d?un épais col de mousse blanchâtre et crémeux. Dentelle très collante et laiteuse. Arômes de malt à la fois grillé et caramélisé, baies confites, levures, pruneaux et sucre brun. Comme la 6 et 8, l’alcool ne paraît aucunement. C’est doux, sucré et d’une belle complexité. En bouche, c’est fidèle au nez mais encore mieux. Un amalgame de fruits foncés: mûres, cerises noires, pruneaux et raisins rouges, le tout saupoudré de sucre brun. Un bon fond malté qui s’affirme tout en douceur dans un style mielleux. Notes de chocolat au lait, noix de pecan et légère torréfaction. Une complexité monstre. Le tout dans une belle texture onctueuse et un corps bien rond. 11.2% d’alcool? La pureté des saveurs le cache habilement. Sans contredit une des meilleures trappistes.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ffelipe (61) - BRAZIL - NOV 19, 2015
Aroma complexo, doce, levemente tostado, alcoólico e frutado. Sabor também complexo doce, amargo e alcoólico. O amargor não persiste o que torna a cada gole único. Incrível, a melhor que já degustei.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peter_L (1217) - SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2015
Flaska inköpt för ca ett år sedan. Mycket fruktig doft av dadlar, fruktkaka och russin. Intensiv och fyllig smak. Eldig och god munkänsla.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lagavulin62 (8) - - NOV 17, 2015 does not count
Malzig süß mit Aromen von Dörrobst, Rosinen, Vanille und wenig Röstaromen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnsense (1077) - - NOV 15, 2015
Brown pour, large head. Aroma and taste of dark dried fruit, prune, rasin, caramel, brown sugar, dates. Alcohol well hidden. A standard bearer

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