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

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RATINGS: 4233   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.


abemorsten's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
abemorsten (2502) - Mosterøy, - FEB 13, 2013
0,33 l bottle shared with friends. Clear caramel colored bodybeige small head. Light port notes, caramel, fruity dried fruits nose. Sweet pungent spicy dried fruits, alco warm. Complex and wonderful.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdwinLitzau (239) - NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Donkerbruine kleur met flinke beige schuimkraag. Aroma van fruit, fris. Smaakt super, wel wat zoet. Topper.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mindwarp (15) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 21, 2014
11.2oz poured into a tulip- Poured a real dark brown with a bubbly head that shrinks quickly but not completely. Sweet aroma but not overpowering, quite nice. Taste like it smells not overpowering at all in sweetness and alcohol taste. Seems highly carbonated bubbles in my mouth. Some find it a heavy beer but I don’t. This is not my beer style but this is good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TXBadger (82) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2014
Dark brown on the pour, just enough off white head. I get a lot of dark fruit on the nose and the palate. Very complex with the number of different fruits that come through. Sweet on the finish. Just a very well done beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SimonTja (97) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2014
Blind quad test against Pannepot, St Bernardus 12, Rochefort 10, Westvleteren 12, St Amatus 12, The Sixth Glass, & Chimay Blue My prefered order was; Pannepot, Rochefort 10, St Amatus 12, Westvleteren 12, St Bernardus, Pannepeut, Sixth Glass and last Chimay. This one is really the best of the classic quads, aroma compared to other quads you get a lot more citrus and some refreshing notes. Taste is some almost blackberries and plum, very much dark fruit, and quite earthy, it’s a real dark fruit bomb, with belgian yeast and some licorice and lingering citrus spruce inputs from the hops.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
angel77 (531) - oviedo, SPAIN - APR 20, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en la céltica. León. 20-04-2914 En el momento. Regreso a los tiempos belgas, color caoba con espuma beige persistente. Aromas maltosos y cereales con tonos dulces de caramelo ligeramente tostado. cuerpo medio a fuerte sobretodo según va tomando temperatura, adoptando sensaciones de licor, aunque fácil de beber y no excesivamente denso ni pastoso. Sabores muy maltosos con caramelos tostados y toffe, bastante bien de gas, espumando en boca en todo momento. Aumento de sabores tostados y sensación alcohólica a medida que calienta Bastante buena, ya no se cuantas botellas han caído de esta, y creo seguirán cayendo. Un clásico para repetir sin dudarlo en cualquier momento.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (807) - Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2014
Shocked I’ve never rated this. Brown with gushing huge tan head that fades very fast. Yeasty, bready, spicy aroma that is just a hint tart. Flavor follows similarly, very bready with some dark fruit. Thin with medium carbonation.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Mr_Pink_152 (291) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2014
Quite simply the very best beer I have tried. Perfectly balanced, smooth. Wow! Everyone should try his.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
spasticbeast (12) - Indiana, USA - APR 17, 2014
Pours a dark mahogany brown with a thick tan head. Aroma is of dark fruit, toffee, spices and alcohol. Taste is sweeter than expected, big dark fruit, coffee, rum and alcohol. Creamy and smooth with medium carbonation. A very solid Quad.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kolymaTram (8) - brussels, BELGIUM - APR 18, 2014 does not count
again one of those beers what belgians are famous for - rich taste, better drink it cellar temp than fridge. Deserves its top ratings it gets here.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jan23778 (73) - SPAIN - APR 19, 2014
Pours a dark brown colour with a creamy off white head. Aroma of dark malts, plum, raisin. Sweet and smooth but complex flavour. Dark fruits, quite carbonated, which makes a very big beer seem much lighter in alcohol. Very rich, full bodied and moorish and not at all overpowering. Where do they hide the alcohol? I i can’t find it; but will be on the floor later. Wow.


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