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

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RATINGS: 4924   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3/5   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 339   ABV: 11.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Allseeingeye's rating

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Allseeingeye (223) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 8, 2002
Deep chestnut brown. Humungous head of medium and compact bubbles. Tacky lace. Vinegar, fruit(figs, prunes), bacitracin, sweet and sour sauce, blue cheese, tobacco, leather, and alcohol aromas, to name a few. Figs, plums, sour berries, bitter baker’s chocolate, Stilton cheese, and an amalgam of spices and flavors I can’t put a finger on. Mildly astringent and dry. A mild bitterness creeps down the back of the tongue, similar to the feel of an espresso. Really dry fruitiness as it warms.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
alkopun (5) - - FEB 5, 2016 does not count
Jako tamno pivo, okus kave i karamele, samo sa puno alkohola, okus ostaje dugo ustima, preporuke, medju boljim pivama

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
danogo (4) - - FEB 5, 2016 does not count
Maravillosa cerveza belga. Cremosa y con sabor persistente. Espuma duradera y dorada. Fuerte de alcohol. 11.3. Pero de sabor compensado. Muy recomendable. Cerveza para tomar con tiempo y en buena compañía.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielemolino (73) - torino, ITALY - FEB 4, 2016
Bevuta in bottiglia da 33 cl alla birreria Petrarca a torino. Sempre un ottima scelta. Una buonissima birra trappiste. Corposissima. Finale reticente.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
morgoth79 (7) - - FEB 1, 2016 does not count
Scurissima, quasi nera, corposa ma morbida al palato, l’alcool non è invadente, anzi forte il caramello, un pelo speziata, un must drink abs

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Keukeman (56) - BEST, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2016
.33l bottle poured a darkbrown beer. Strong body, smells wood-like and a bit sweet (caramel) Taste is not bitter at all, malty and yeasty taste. Overall, great beer

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hamilton_w (75) - - JAN 30, 2016
Very strong caramel, dark fruit, spicy,complex aroma. Long-lasting off-white head. Almost black color. Spicy sweet taste, strong feeling of alcohol. Long aftertaste. Perfect beer!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
martpez (63) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2016 What a fantastic texture. Taste wise it is very good but underwhelming compared to the Westvleteren 12 but is still much better then your average Trappiest, the flavor is a little sweet and acidic in comparison. Still the texture is fantastic. A very good beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rotaldinho (140) - Paris, FRANCE - JAN 26, 2016
Dark brown color. Smell of Figs, plums, oakiness, sweet caramel/toffee notes. Taste of dark fruits....plums, dates, figs, some cherries, hints of smokiness, spice, caramel sweetness.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
WhatDaddy (36) - Volos, GREECE - JAN 25, 2016
0,33lt bottle @ Valentin - Curious Bierkneipe, Volos, Greece Full body, dark cloudy beer. Aromz is sweet and reminds wine, got also some nuts and chocolate in the nose. Taste very rich, complex. Medium carbonation, brown foam that disappears quick. Better z bit more warm to drink (12-15 Degrees Celsius). One of the best, similar to the Westvleteren XII

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BaBo (17) - Osijek, CROATIA - JAN 25, 2016
Dark brown color, , foam disapperes quickly but it has strong smell, very complex aroma, sweet caramel start and great roasted nuts aftertaste, light carbonation, powerfull aroma and rich complex taste no doubt about it, the best word for describing it would be "wow"


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