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

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RATINGS: 2254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


Bier brauen's rating

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bier brauen (246) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Everything you’d want in a strong ale, but a little bit lighter. :) Bought it on a closeout. Deal!


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zilb (21) - FONTENAY SOUS BOIS, FRANCE - FEB 7, 2016
Odeur de chocolat au lait dans un 1er temps. Robe brune très pâle et brumeuse. Mousse fine qui ne tient pas.En bouche, très carbonée et fluide. Pas d’amertume, très très douce. Chocolat, malts légèrement grillés. Très bonne ! Bue avec Jacky et un bœuf bourguignon maison.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rask0lnikov (158) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 2, 2016
Pale hazy brown colour. Steady medium head. Caramel in the aroma. Some malts and caramel at first. Flowery taste in middle. Sweet and caramelly finish. Well balanced, but not really interesting beer. Well balanced though. And well drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
darbeer75 (119) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2016
Aroma: faint fruitiness and maltiness; Appearance: dark amber with thick, white head that dissipates slowly; no lacing; Taste: malty, boozy, yummy; Palate: medium-heavy body with long, sweet finish; Overall: delicious. Would definitely buy again - many times.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPVMJPVM (52) - - JAN 30, 2016
Excelente cerveja trappista. Bem equilibrada, espuma persistente, aroma forte, corpo e final persistente. Muito boa a excelente

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Padchenko (179) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 26, 2016
Pours dark amber with medium white head. Medium bitterness. Subtle aroma. Not a strong flavour but a nicely balanced barley and hops. Some fruity sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (1382) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Brown with red copper tint and bubbly beige head; aroma is malty sweet hint of wood and tartness ; flava is malt forward notes if toffee and molasses and alcohol; feels medium with lively fizzy foaminess ; finishes tangy dry malty

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Werthergoethe (234) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 22, 2016
Вкусное, питкое пиво, хотя немного и уступаю& пожалуй, восьмер& и десятке. Фруктов& вкус. Освежаю& сильно карбони&

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
varanid99 (832) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 22, 2016
Murky brick red pour with a thin beige head. Dried fruit and a fantastic deep caramel, toffee, buttery aroma. Taste is toffee, dry, spicy, plummy, slightly boozy. As it warms up there’s a lot more dried fruit and warm, biscuity notes

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adasko (1340) - Poznan, POLAND - JAN 17, 2016
Highly over carbonated while pouring. Slightly hazy, beautiful golden color beer. Pleasant fruity and malty aroma. In taste typical belgian strong ale, but very high quality. Not even tiny note of alcohol in taste, just warming all the way down. Super smooth, perfectly carbonated in the mouth. Really good, top class quality beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1994) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2016
Overall: Almond, eggs, plums. Sweet and smooth.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at a De Klomp tasting. Reviewed 2016-01-09.


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