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

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RATINGS: 4662   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.


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4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
motorheadluke (1) - - JAN 22, 2013
Good grief... This beer was enough to make me want to finally sign up for this site if that means anything. As good as sex... Aroma: Very deep, chocolaty, malty heavy smell. A hint of fruitiness but not very much. Appearance: A dark but ever so slightly opaque look... caramel and chocolate look for sure with about 55% light transfer. Taste: One word... WOW. As i said this beer is what made me sign up on this site... i feel i need to tell the whole world! It is a heavy COMPLEX burst of tasty flavors. I cannot describe it; just try it yourself. Redefines a quad for sure. Palate: Easy to drink with very little taste of the potent 11.3% ABV that is in there. It flows and fizzes like it was made specifically for me. Overall: The best beer i have had yet... i will be blown away if i come across another that is better/more enjoyable than this brew. You NEED to try this one for sure.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
sccp1910 (8) - BRAZIL - APR 19, 2015 does not count
Aroma de chocolate e caramelo. Escura, sabor particular, amargor nao muito intenso, com gosto marcante entre caramelo, chocolate e café. Sensacional!!!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gueroo (1) - SPAIN - APR 18, 2015 does not count
Sin duda, una de las mejores cervezas que he probado. Sabor potente y a la vez equilibrado. Buenísima!!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mears (43) - - APR 17, 2015
One of the best beers I've ever had. Glad my bro in law hooked me up with this beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kustie (293) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown almost opaque black color and light brown head. Aroma has sweet ripe fruits, caramel, raisins, plums. Taste is a bit sweet but ends with a quite dry and somewhat bitter aftertaste. Flavors of raisin, ripe fruits, coffee, dark chocolate, malt, toffee. Very well balanced. Excellent one.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
David_Deas (2) - - APR 13, 2015 does not count
Great example of this style. Second best behind the Westvleteren. Perhaps a toss up.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChtiBreizh (50) - Rennes, FRANCE - APR 13, 2015
This a true gem, it has everything. Beautiful caramel color. Amazing strong vinous and dry fruits notes. full body. Sweetness and alcool perfectly balanced with all the flavours.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
meireteixeira (40) - - APR 12, 2015
Cerveja marrom e turva com um creme bege e persistente. Aroma complexo com notas de frutas secas escuras, castanhas e seu alto teor alcoólico é facilmente percebido. Ao beber, uma sensação vivaz e um dulçor que finaliza secando a boca, mantendo um retrogosto agradabilíssimo. Excelente!!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Akiro (15) - ITALY - APR 12, 2015
Degustata in bottiglia da 33 centilitri. Il solo pensiero di berla ti migliora la giornata o la nottata. Impeccabile all’apparenza è altrettanto buona. Riesce a mascherare gli ultimi di 11 gradi e rotti egregiamente, se ne bevi solo una... :) marrone scuro caramellata, pastosa, di carattere ed inconfondibile. Il top.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Justin666 (4) - - APR 11, 2015 does not count
Purchased at Systembolaget in Sweden. Pours a dark beer with foam that quickly vanishes. It’s a beer with traces of dark fruit and chocolate. Gentle, mild taste with some sweatness. Best served in a Trappist glass. My favorite Belgian beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
FireGlider (151) - CROATIA - APR 10, 2015
Dark brown color, small foam. Chestnut aroma but there is something else I can’t recognize, strong and full taste with alcohol presence and long lasting after taste. Beer with full aroma, but not to bitter nor to sweet, and every essence mixed right.


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