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

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RATINGS: 4382   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.31   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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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Augdraught1981 (116) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - AUG 3, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2013 Pours a murky brown with a tan / khaki head that disappears quickly. Aromas & taste are of alchohol, caramel, butterscotch & a witbier spiced flavor. The flavors are deepened as it warms and absolutely should be drank at temperatures only slightly cooler than room temp. The initial mouthfeel is almost like a wine and I got an alchohol buzz on the very first sip almost immediately, WOW. I enjoyed trying to pick out the flavors & aromas as much as I enjoyed drinking it, fantastic beer!


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
leghorn99 (3) - Livorno, ITALY - AUG 17, 2014 does not count
Colore mogano scuro, leggermente opalescente per il lievito in sospensione, con schiuma color caramello, fine e persistente. Il naso: profumi netti ed intensi di banana, frutta secca, caffè tostato, liquirizia e pepe; dire che è ricca, multiforme, esplosiva non rende completamente l’idea. E’ una vera prelibatezza. 11,3°: la potenza sì, ma in assoluto controllo ed equilibrio. In bocca è calda e strutturata, morbida e avvolgente; moderatamente frizzante si fa gustare con lentezza e metodicità. Le sensazioni del palato: malto, sempre e dovunque, frutta matura, spezie, pepe e cannella, un po’ di cioccolato e liquiriza, lievito, ma non in ordine sparso: ognuno di questi al momento giusto e al posto giusto, senza doppioni né sovrapposizioni. La corsa è delicata, calda di alcool, generosa di sensazioni: ancora la liquirizia, l’amarino del cioccolato, un delicato luppolo finale che la rende armoniosa e armonica. Difficile fare meglio e trovare di meglio. Da servirsi a temperatura rigorosamente di cantina.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PietS (31) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
It looks and smells good. Taste a little bit sweet (caramel, fruity), but mostly heavy bitter notes of chocolate and alcohol. It is good balanced. Although it’s clearly a good beer, it fails to interest me.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Elizagroff (2) - - AUG 17, 2014 does not count
Thick head. Lots of sediment. Dark espresso in color. Heavy malt smell up front, hint of smoked alderwood and fresh clover. Velvety texture with nicely balanced hops. Prominent flavor is nutmeg followed by citrusy hop bitters rounding out with sweet caramel malt.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DeuceD (2) - - AUG 17, 2014 does not count
High quality, delicious and complex beer. Smooth to drink and hard to predict amazing taste from a relatively subtle aroma. Very dark and opaque in color with thick frothy head and heavy sediment.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
elyan (2) - Roanne, FRANCE - AUG 16, 2014 does not count
One of My favorite belgish beer ! So strong And so sweet at the same time ! A true Marvel !

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
qulment (10) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle, very good trappist, better than the rochefort 8, strong and heavy taste, dark brown, very nice color, high quality and perfect after taste

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mikske79 (1096) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 15, 2014
Veel beter dan dit wordt het niet. Een van de beste bieren dat ik gedronken heb. Een topper!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wouterlip (21) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2014
Aroma Is prachtig, kleur Is diep donker. Mondgevoel Is ook goed. Smaak Had iets beter gekund om voor mij bij de absolute top te horen.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
as (161) - Belgrade / Hamburg, - AUG 13, 2014
0,33 l bottle in Hamburg. Opaque dark brown color, long lasting thick beige head. Delightful raisin, plum, caramel and malt aromas. Sweetish and spicy overall taste turns into a dry and strong, kinda alcohol - laden aftertaste. But still, quite drinkable for the high ABV. Lives up to the hype.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fifi2961 (1) - FRANCE - AUG 12, 2014 does not count
One of the best ale in the world ! Everything is perfect. Every time, it’s a pleasure to open a new bottle of Rochefort 10 !


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