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


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RATINGS: 4698   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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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nephilium (1475) - Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2007
(Labeled 24.01.12) I keep going back to smelling this as I pour it out. Notes of spice, vanilla, a touch of sweetness, and a crispness that I can’t place. It pours an almost opaque brown, with just hints of light peaking through the thin part of the goblet I poured it into. It has a lively brown head that you could hear popping as it struggled for a life of its own before it settled down into an eighth of an inch of head. The flavor is great on this as well, a nice sweetness with enough carbonation to lift it from the palate. It has a very silky mouthfeel. There’s hints of the dark fruits, and a little touch of the vanilla. The alcohol in this is amazingly well hidden. Something I’ll recommend that everyone give a try to.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dreamer (143) - PORTUGAL - JUN 1, 2015
Dark brown and hazy color. Good initial beige head, that kept a small lace till the end. Low carbonation but full and round bodied. Creamy texture. Aroma is yeast, raisins, plums, very spicy (cloves and pepper). Taste is sweet, plums raisins, dried red fruits, caramel, roasted malt. ginger biscuit and spicy. Aftertaste is long, sweet and dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bawelt (23) - Lyon, FRANCE - JUN 1, 2015
On est dans le top des quadruples... Le nez est sucré, fruité (très abricoté !). En bouche, on perçoit de suite une attaque d’alcool qui s’évapore de suite en réglisse ainsi qu’un soupçon de cannelle. L’abricot se retrouve en toute fin de bouche (genre abricot sec, un brin plus amer). Les transitions sont parfaites via l’alcool, le sucre... Pour les amateurs de belges fortes, corpulentes, rondes, une indispensable, une incontournable !

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
malhal (1) - - MAY 31, 2015 does not count
my favourite trappiste and my favourite beer overall. Nice and dark and very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bmsulliv (206) - - MAY 30, 2015
At beer bar in Bruges w Bergers. Usually a beer this thick and syrupy isn't my thing but this tastes like a great chocolates stout. Fresh bottle with matching glass. Awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ZacM612 (282) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Very dark brown with a quickly-dissipating light beige head. Lots of yeast left in the bottle. Aroma is not strong, dark fruits, some yeast and alcohol. Taste is sweet and malty. Nice

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
McNeillR (1645) - SCOTLAND - MAY 28, 2015
Hazy greasy brown lemonade. Greasy, soft prune nose. Initial taste is bright sweaty dark fruit, keen lemon and a faint creamy white choc and capped booziness. Clean, enriching mouthfeel and a cookie sweetness. Fading clean sweetness. Very, very drinkable. Always solid. Always one I forget to rate.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mstevens (6) - Lille, FRANCE - MAY 26, 2015 does not count
Could this be the second best beer in the world after Westvleteren XII ? YES.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bleble (26) - - MAY 26, 2015
Penso sia la birra più buona che abbia bevuto in vita mia. Magnifica. Indescrivibile..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lokitje (20) - - MAY 25, 2015
Aroma spices looks dark Brown Nice sturdy foam which sticks tot the glass taste caramel little alcohol little bitterness spices little dryness on aftertaste deels comfortabele in mouth would not give it the 11% in flavor at all brilliant beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
artiredbirds (33) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAY 24, 2015
По праву лучшее пиво, и не только среди траппис& Не использ& всякие эффекты вкуса, оно умудряе& остават& самым слаженн& и рабоче-к

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