Brewed by Brasserie Rochefort
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Rochefort, Belgium


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RATINGS: 2093   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This beer, the oldest of the three Rochefort Trappist beers, has the reddish colour of autumn leaves, a soft body and an earthy, herbal palate (a hint of Darjeeling tea), which develops into a deep fruitiness.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bonkiedeaap (350) - Leerdam, - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle from the bierschuur in Poppel. The beer has a gold/copper color and a very large white head, CO2 level is excellent. The aroma has clear tones of caramel and dark fruits. The taste is light and fruity. The taste becomes soft after a while and then there are tones noticable of caramel. A sweet sugary and carbonated mouthfeel you can experience in the aftertaste. A very good trappist, I’ve enjoyed it very much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
susonagger (31) - spain, - FEB 28, 2015
NOTA DE CATA: - Aspecto: Rochefort 6 es de color marrón rojizo - Aroma: Su aroma es fino, a malta, - Cuerpo/sabor: Sabor afrutado y dulce, de tipo terroso con matices de especias y caramelo, dejando al final un sabor levemente amargo TIPO DE FERMENTACIÓN: Fermentación espontánea ABV: 7’5% Vol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cnesta (6) - grand prairie, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2015 does not count
Great beer best brewery. I definitely smell fruity and taste the tea flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdjuice (370) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - FEB 21, 2015
Pours hazy amber with white head. Aromas of spices, dried fruits, not very strong. Nice mouthfeel of tight carbonation. Quite sweet but not very cloying, rather light for the sweetness and color.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (717) - Wrocław, POLAND - FEB 18, 2015
dark amber, hazy, big off-white foam; caramel, fruits, yeasts; medium sweetness, medium- bitterness, slightly sour; medium body, smooth feel, average carbonation, long dry finish; Overall: very good beer, balanced, well-made, without flaws

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (1196) - Colorado, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with white head. Aroma is very fresh grain, fruity Belgian yeasts, biscuit, figs, caramel. Taste is medium bodied, high carbonation, slightly sweet. Overall, really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (680) - HUNGARY - FEB 15, 2015
0.33l bottle. Hazy brownish orange body, thin white head. Lots of sediment in the bottom of the bottle. Aroma of caramel, toast, bread and orange peel. Taste of bread, juniper, caramel, apricot and toast. Decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fisler (90) - GERMANY - FEB 12, 2015
Schöne bronzene Farbe, schäumt sehr im Glas und perlt schnell weg. Angenehm malziger Geruch, der sich Trunk fortsetzt. Sehr süffig, weich, im Abgang leicht bitter und einen Hauch Frucht. Sehr rund.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (304) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 11, 2015
bottle at home. amber color, very big off-white head. yeasty, big fruity smell, red berries, fruity / sweet. full body, very bubbly mouthfeel, malty, honey, fruity, cherries, citric, alcoholic, spices, raisins, hoppy dry finish. big and complex flavors, but a bit too smooth, a bit boring.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Gangstergafje (22) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
Beer by the best brewery in the world (of it’s up to me). However, Rochefort 8 and 10 are slightly better. full body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, lightly bitter, medium sweetness, brown, frothy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cokolwiek11 (38) - - FEB 6, 2015
Amber beer, brown head. Hazy. Aroma of sweet fruits, spices, herbs, maybe some earthy aromas. taste: take light tea, mix with a little bit of wine, a little bit of of fruits. Add some alcohol and high saturation. And thats with light body. Beer is really refreshing, drinkable. I would say that I like it more than stronger brother of this, number 8.

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