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


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RATINGS: 5098   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
motorheadluke (1) - - JAN 22, 2013
Good grief... This beer was enough to make me want to finally sign up for this site if that means anything. As good as sex... Aroma: Very deep, chocolaty, malty heavy smell. A hint of fruitiness but not very much. Appearance: A dark but ever so slightly opaque look... caramel and chocolate look for sure with about 55% light transfer. Taste: One word... WOW. As i said this beer is what made me sign up on this site... i feel i need to tell the whole world! It is a heavy COMPLEX burst of tasty flavors. I cannot describe it; just try it yourself. Redefines a quad for sure. Palate: Easy to drink with very little taste of the potent 11.3% ABV that is in there. It flows and fizzes like it was made specifically for me. Overall: The best beer i have had yet... i will be blown away if i come across another that is better/more enjoyable than this brew. You NEED to try this one for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GhostS (84) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - DEC 3, 2016
medium aroma - outdated malt, some nuances of aged wine, caramel, fermented black fruits, rum and some cognac notes, all covered with something outdated, stale (like a cheese with mold). medium taste - alcoholic strength, a bit burning, in foreground, malt, well fermented fruits, slightly burnt sugars sweetness, some soft cheese with mold, a bit of belgian yeasts. a good belgian beer with a lot of alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
90 (68) - BELGIUM - DEC 2, 2016
Lekkere frisse neus met abrikoos en noten. Smaak is mooi vol en rond met vijgen, rozijnen, banaan en pruim. Mooie zachte afdronk.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rob19a (142) - - NOV 28, 2016
17/20 lovely Trappist beer. So powerful both in taste and alcohol %. Red cheeks by the end of the bottle. Taste of raisin and dates, slight alcohol burn. Maybe just a bit too powerful for me. I'll have to try 6 and 8 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jc1762 (955) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 25, 2016
Bottle poured into a snifter showing caramel brown with two fingers of tanned foam. The nose shows a lovely sweet Belgian yeast forwardness with hints of raisins, toffee, and caramel. The palate is highly carbonated and light to slightly medium bodied. Flavors of black currant, plum, and very light hints of raisin. Surprisingly dry with barely any sweetness but still fruit forward. Strong alcoholic spiciness but does not subtract as it appears on the aftertaste and lasts for a short to medium finish. I cant wait to try this aged.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Parogolima (11) - - NOV 25, 2016

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zilverenmaan (39) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 25, 2016
Aroma caramel malts and warm alcohol. Taste the same with slight hints of dark fruits. Mouthfeel thick, carbonation rather high. Not complex but very nice on a cold winter evening.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mister_Li (1027) - GERMANY - NOV 19, 2016
Trbes dunkelbraun mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, slich, brauner Zucker, Karamell, fruchtig, dunkle Beeren, Rosinen, leicht alkoholisch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Luvystypotables (1734) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 16, 2016
A light aroma of plums and dried fruit. Pours a cloudy brown color with a lasting foamy tan head. A full bodied viscous mouth feel. Tastes of plum and raisins with a hint of berries. A lasting plum and alcohol finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
javiercrasher (323) - Granada, SPAIN - NOV 13, 2016
Color marrn con algn destello rojizo. Rotunda presencia: buena capa de espuma de fina burbuja y buena retencin, deja encaje en la copa. En nariz bizcocho, azcar moreno, fruta madura. Bastante carbonatada. En boca compleja: ciruelas pasas, frutos secos, algo de caramelo, bastante bizcocho. Calidez alcohlica, aunque el alcohol esta muy bien integrado los 11% tienen que notarse a la fuerza.. BB 2020-09-08

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Salmaneser (118) - BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2016
33 cl bottle @ home. Dark brown beer with brown head. Sweet, malty aroma of caramel, raisins, coffee. Taste is similar, tastes like it is aged in whiskey barrels. Not my cup of tea.

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