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


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RATINGS: 4572   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.

TheZiggen's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheZiggen (4) - Kent, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2013 Pours nice tan foamy head, like root beer float. Very deep amber, or brown with slightest hint of amber. First thing that jumps out with the aroma is raisins or dried apricots. Spicy caramel after that, but for me much lighter than the fruit. Crisp carbonation. Sweet but balanced. Mild yeast, strong fruit, light roasted malt? Not in that order. Takes a while to get all the flavors after a drink. Warm alcohol, not biting. Fantastic. Beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheSilentSaint (14) - Ohio, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Aroma: caramel, coffee, honey? Hint of Cinnamon Look: dark brown with good head about 1" Mouth: smooth and full Palate: coffee, toffee (caramel) and cinnamon. I'm not a big fan of malts and coffee stouts but overall I loved this one. A very good balance of flavors and you don't feel alcohol (at 11.3 % abv) a single bit. Highly recommended! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
alteregoo (109) - POLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Barwa brązowa, mętna, piana bezowa, średnio pęcherzykowa, średnia i nietrwała. W aromacie przyjemne nuty Quadrupla, dość słodko, przewaga rodzynek, daktyli, fig, suszonych gruszek i moreli, są też nuty kandyzowanych owoców, karmelu, wina głogowego i gronowego. Smak szlachetny, pełny, dość owocowy, mniej słodki niż w aromacie, wyraźne nuty pumpernikla i przypraw, goryczka niska ziołowa, finisz likierowy, wino malaga. Nagazowanie średnie do wysokiego, dodające pijalności i zmniejszające uczucie ciężkości tego trunku. Tu leżakowanie zdecydowanie dodałoby temu trunkowi jeszcze większej głębi i bogactwa...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (176) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Dark brown color with white head. The smell is a little heavy with caramel and licorice notes. The carbonation strikes me as a bit too aggressive (it obviously gets a bit calmer after a while). The taste is less heavy than expected. Almost watery concerning the viscosity, the taste is far from watery. As expected, some coffee, chocolate, toffee and licorice . the taste is warming, as you would think, if you read the alcohol content on the lable. Still a nice beer, but not my favorite style, or my favorite beer of this style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Machomortale (1) - BELGIUM - JAN 26, 2015 does not count
in my opinion, Belgium ’s finest brown beer without a doubt. So ritch in flavour, it’s a journey on it’s own.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Wischylini (144) - Grimstad, NORWAY - JAN 26, 2015
Pours a mahogany brown with a dense tan head. Aromas are completely subdued by alcohol and a nasty bubblegum aroma. Taste is sweet and not much else. There is a long aftertaste, filled with hot esters, fusel alcohols and solvents. Mouthfeel is slightly fizzy, but still feels sticky.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cokolwiek11 (24) - - JAN 25, 2015
Dark brown, white head, really little bubbles, stays to the end. Aroma of dried fruits (cherry, peach), raisins, caramel, some dark chocolate. Taste: medium sweet, light sour, more malts less fruits than in aroma, with dry fruity-alcoholic (like wine) finish. Full body, slick texture, lively carbonation. Overall: Great beer for sure, although expected more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LetsGoState (624) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Appearance is large white head with a deep, unfiltered amber and some yeast. Aroma is a mix of alcohol, spice, and sweet malt. Taste is some sweet spice with a hit of alcohol. Overall right in the middle of the pack of Belgians for me.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
matty (220) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2015
11.2 oz. bottle. Pours a deep brown, like mahogany with a 1/2" thick tan head. Can see some yeast floating around in the liquid. Definitely some dried fruit aromas with a touch of sourness. Full bodied and a little sticky, the taste is on the sweet side. Lively carbonation on the tongue. The finish gets a little sour. Not noticing the alcohol taste, but there is a little warming after the swallow. Can’t find anything wrong about this one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (253) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2015
Flaska systembolaget. Mörkbrun kulör med beiget skum. Stor härlig doft. Knäck, plommon, russin, mandelmassa. Mycket komplex smak med äpple och russin. Fat, lite tobak och bränt socker. Söt med fin torr avslutning.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yorker (1394) - Herning, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2015
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours murky dark brown with a lot of sediment and an off-white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are dried fruit, malt, alcohol, and yeast - with a dry finish.

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