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


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RATINGS: 5026   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3/5   IBU: 27   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.

cancerhawk's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cancerhawk (22) - - JAN 27, 2013
Sweet aroma, excellent belgian style beer. Slightly sugar sweet with fruit and slight alcohol flavor. Incredibly smooth finish. Easy to drink and yet full flavored and heavy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Evilkniamhel (401) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 29, 2016
Pours cloudy dark brown. Nose of raisins, malt loaf, coffee, dark chocolate, molasses. Taste is savoury, full bodied, syrupy, whisky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Adamsville (133) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 26, 2016
Apparence : Brune foncée aux reflets rouges vifs, bon col beige mousseux, belles rétention et dentelle, effervescence élevée et rapide. Nez : Pain grillé, levure belge équilibrée avec le malt, touche d’alcool, pruneaux, mûres, léger boisé, touche de caramel. Belle complexité à travers laquelle on semble dénoter quelque chose de nouveau chaque fois qu’on y plonge le nez. G : Entrée équilibrée entre le pain grillé, le malt mi sucré et la levure belge, qui prend de plus en plus de place au mi palais. Elle est alors accompagnée d’une belle amertume et des fruits mentionnés au nez. Des fruits noirs que l’on peut trouver dans certains vins rouges. La finale présente l’amertume ainsi qu’une belle chaleur d’alcool. S : Plutôt dense, effervescence moyenne à faible, longue finale chaleureuse et quelque peu épicée. O : Bière dans laquelle la levure belge s’exprime davantage par ses notes fruitées (plutôt uniques de surcroit) que par ses épices, ce que je trouve personnellement intéressant. Le pain grillé et la touche d’amertume viennent bien complémenter les fruits et les épices pour en faire une bière goûteuse, multidimensionnelle, équilibrée et tout de même facile à boire. Pas de défaut.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
justinz91 (34) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - JUL 26, 2016
This 11.3% Beer took my heart and flew around the room with it. Tastes so good makes you wanna slap yo mama lol. Really though this is an awesome beer definitely a must try.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nurmis (306) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with medium sized tanned head. Aroma of plum, raisin, sage, liquorice. Sweet and complex.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
googleimage83 (4) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2016 does not count
Believe the hype. Effervescent pour with tan head that disappears within seconds. Dark cherry impression in the ruby red colour, nose, and taste. Heavenly scent - huge cherry, currant, raisin, fig profile. Taste is similar, but not as huge as the aroma; loads of dark fruit and some bread. Heavy carbonation adds a refreshing character without too much muting. Finish has a light hop note which I’m not used to in a quad, but it absolutely fits. An 11.3% with no booze taste, but has some heat going down. World class.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
scarpin (48) - BRAZIL - JUL 16, 2016
Cerveja bem forte. Levemente adocicada e sabor bem forte. Da para sentir bem o alcool.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dandm (6) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2016 does not count
warming sensation, caramel tones, champagne bubbles, alcoholic goodness. Perfect drink for the festive season, Christmas tastes of raisin and plum.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PedroOliveira (33) - - JUL 14, 2016
Cerveja trapista, de coloração marrom escura. Aroma maltado, sabor adocicado, álcool presente.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (2128) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2016
Bottle, Pours muddy brown with tan head. Aroma of strong belgian yeast, almond, dried fruits, raisins, plums, light apriciot rather complex. Taste is heavy, not really that sweet or that bitte, but quite balanced. quite intense and smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DavidAust (183) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2016
12 degrees Celsius in a tulip glass from a bottle. Nose is sticky sweet toffee and candied dark fruits. Pours beautifully dark mahogany brown to almost black with a thick, frothy three fingers of tan head. Head has dissipated quickly to simply leave a ring - no lacing. Taste is sweet, followed by sweet with a hint of alcohol at the end (but only a hint). Moderately thick and low effervescence. Gently warming on the way down. Medium length palate. Definitely a digestif which could easily replace a Cognac. I wish I had some chocolate mud cake to go with it. Lovely. Wouldn’t take to a BBQ though.

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