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


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RATINGS: 5239   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3/5   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 339   ABV: 11.3%
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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thepeter (326) - London, Greater London, - AUG 13, 2012
A - Hazy to the point of being Murky. Dark brown and a very cool yellow and brown when held up to light. S - Molasses, brown sugar, oatmeal raisin cookies, yeast, alcohol, musty grapes, and chocolate malt balls (whoppers, Maltesers) T - Dark fruit, candy sugar, anise, chocolate brandy, roasted caramel malt. Wonderful taste at the back end, dry, yeasty, dark bread with a hint of pepper and some alcohol to warm the soul. Very complex and wonderful from start to finish. M&D - decent Carbonation that tickles the throat, smooth but lighter bodied than I expected. Even with its strength I could easily drink more than one and feel great about it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WingmanWillis (262) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2017
Bottle at home from Freshfields in Croydon. Pours dark red brown with an off white head. Aroma is boozy dried fruits, molasses, bread, caramel and a little clove. Taste is a sweet boozy hit of dried fruit, a bit like a good Christmas cake, some clove, banana and toffee in the background with just a little boozy bite as the sweetness mellows out. Nice and smooth and definitely drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClearHead (18) - FINLAND - MAY 24, 2017
Bottle, BB date still over 4 years away. Good carbonation, head. Dark amber, clear. Aroma slightly spicy, fruity, caramel; very pleasant but delicate. Taste: caramel, dark berries, licorice; slightly tart, bitterness sharp but not overpowering. Very sweet. Mouthfeel medium to full. Short, slightly thin finish with a bite of alcohol. Too sweet on its own. Could be perfect with cheese after an excellent meal. Dangerous because one cannot really taste the alcohol...A suitable sourness would nicely balance this beer and make it greater still.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TomHendriksen (423) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2017
Fles gedeeld met LiekevdV. Het is een donker bruin bier met veel koolzuur. Het heeft een erg gebrande smaak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
saintbase (672) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - MAY 23, 2017
Greetings from Bydgoszcz, Poland to all Beer Geeks and Hopheads around the world!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
alcedo2011 (7) - - MAY 21, 2017 does not count
A pesar de la bena presencia y color me resulta empalagosa, excesivamente dulce.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beamer (6) - - MAY 21, 2017 does not count
Een heel lekker tamelijk zwaar bier. Zeer stevige smaak die tot het einde blijft. De Rochefort 6 en 8 smaken identiek maar zijn wat dunner van smaak. Dit is geen bier om mee te beginnen, alle andere bieren smaken dan heel waterig, mooie afsluiter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BarrelDoctor80 (3) - Rodenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - MAY 20, 2017 does not count
I dont speak beer! Still very sophisticated aroma. This was my wifes favorites as it was smooth to drink with a respectable intrinsic flavor profile. Drink this it would make you cool!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
slufsar (4) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2017 does not count
An incredible beer that goes straight to your head. Great aroma and quite yeasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
balwanekfigo (116) - POLAND - MAY 17, 2017
W aromacie nuty chlebowe, lekki szlachetny alkohol, przyprawy. Całość niezbyt intensywna. Piana duża, duże pęcherzyki, beżowa, szybko opada. W smaku czuć ta Belgię, wyraźnie przyprawy korzenne, wysokie wysycenie, całość szlachetna, alkohol genialnie ukryty. Czuć śliwkę, ciemne owoce, rodzynki. Jak na 27blg nie jest zbyt gęste i wypełniające. Chyba liczyłem na większą słodycz. W zamian jest szlachetna wytrawnosc. Ciekawa pozycja.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BrewCaptain2 (15) - - MAY 15, 2017
wow wow wow. wonderful aroma of figs, plums and cherry. carbonation helps to push flavours around mouth, which includes figs, plums, cherries, chocolate and a slight hint of lemon. special beer.

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