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


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RATINGS: 4810   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.

Jonathan3584's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jonathan3584 (323) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 28, 2005
Brown pour with plenty of sediment under a big, foamy white head. Aroma is of yeast esters from clove to banana, as well as coriander, dried fruits, etc. Flavor is immensely complex Belgian yeast esters and spices. Solid malt in the background. Drier than I expected from an 11% beer, especially after having had Rochefort 8, which I felt had much more residual sugars in it. Very floral in overall flavor impression. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CurbDog (41) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2015
Massive mocha head. Fades slowly, nice lacing. Murky reddish brown. Raisin, fig, plum, alcohol aroma. Matching flavours with dried red fruit, brown sugar, warmth, slightly rummy. Med-full body. High carbonation. Dry but lingering sweet finish. Complex and rich (opposite of me).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bornyensis (122) - BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2015
Nog zo’n typische Belgische Trappist. Een donkere kleur, weinig schuimkraag.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
austejaph (43) - LITHUANIA - OCT 3, 2015
Bottled, 33 cl. Aroma: raisins, dark fruits, plump hops, nuts, notes of cacao and dark natural chocolate. Appearance: dark brown, cloudy. Taste: plumps, nuts, a little crisp of bread. Palate: heavy body, texture - slick, long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grisza77 (179) - Poznań, POLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Brunatne, mętne piwo o obfitej pianie, która zdobi szkło i redukuje się do pierścionka przy brzegu szkła. Aromat przyjemny, słodkawy, alkoholowy, owocowy, rodzynki i śliwka. W smaku z jednej strony słodkie, wyklejające całą jamę ustną, a z drugiej strony wytrawne, ziołowe, alkoholowe. Goryczka wysoka, ziołowa, alkoholowa. Ogólnie bardzo udane piwo, z każdym łykiem czuć ciężar gatunku, ale mimo to jest ono dość pijalne, jednak u mnie przewagę o dosłownie włos ma z tego browaru "8".

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
schavuitje (7) - apeldoorn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2015 does not count
Aroma ; volle donker fruit geur uiterlijk zwartbruin.volle donkere fruit smaak pruimachtig met iets zoutig,lange volle nasmaak echt altijd heerlijk en zin in en volgende

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gluepot (198) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 28, 2015
Nose is a gentle mixture of banana, honey, raisins and malt. The taste replicates the nose, but adds further complexity. Dark berries, brown sugar, tropical fruit and some soft spices are complimented by a very soft effervescence and appropriately rich body. As good as advertised (if you are not a hop head).

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ellebeerbz (3) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2015 does not count
Poors dark and heavy. Caramel, marcipan, figs, vanilla, hint of banana and raisin slight warm alcohol but not disturbing at all. Finish is long full of dark fruits. Just brilliant one of my favourite Belgians.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Leafsfan_28 (3) - Oakville, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 26, 2015 does not count
There is a reason that this is consistently rated as one of the top beers in the world, it's fantastic! Because of the alcohol content you need to be careful. But non the less one of my favourites! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Raijmond1 (6) - Goes, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2015 does not count
Abdij bier Prima bij diner Heerlijke smaak lijkt wel een wijn smaak aan te raken. Nieuwe ontdekking

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jokestereo (68) - SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2015
Pours dark brown with a large white head.Aroma; raisins, dried fruit, caramel and sugar. Well carbonated with flavour of dried fruit, raisins, liqourice with a wine tone.

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